Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2017-23 Chevrolet Bolt EV
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 111,242
Report Date: December 15, 2022
Issue: General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2017-2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV vehicles. After a crash with seat belt pretensioner deployment, the pretensioner exhaust may ignite carpet fibers near the B-pillar, causing a fire. A vehicle fire can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will install metal foil at the carpet near the pretensioner exhaust, and install a pretensioner cover as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 30, 2023.
Contact: Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is N222383790.

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