Chevrolet Recalling 140,000 2017-2023 Bolt EVs for Possible Fire Risk
Following the reporting of three separate small fires, GM and Chevrolet have chosen to voluntarily
recall almost 140,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs from the model years 2017–2023. 111,242 of the cars were
sold in the United States, and the majority of the rest were in Canada. A carpet fire was brought on by an issue with the seatbelt
pretensioner following a collision.based on paperwork submitted to the NHTSA, the national agency for traffic safety. After a
Korean accident, GM learned about the fire danger. "On September 15, 2022, a report of a 2018 model year Chevrolet Bolt EV in Korea that
had a fire that seemed to have originated in the right-side lower B-pillar region led
engine powers the Forester XT. It has 221 lb-ft of torque and 175 horsepower.