Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Rivian R1T
Manufacturer: Rivian Automotive, LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 502
Report Date: May 10, 2022
Issue: Rivian Automotive, LLC (Rivian) is recalling certain 2022 R1T vehicles. The Occupant Classification System (OCS) may not deactivate the air bag when a child or child seat occupies the front passenger seat. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” A child in the front seat may be at a greater risk of injury in the event of a passenger air bag deployment during a crash.
Solution: Rivian Service Centers will replace the front passenger seat, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 1, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Rivian customer service at 1-734-855-4345. Rivian’s number for this recall is FSAM-651.

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