GMC Hummer EV and Cadillac Lyriq Recalled Due to Power Loss Issues
General Motors has issued a recall for two of its newest electric vehicles, namely the GMC Hummer EV and Cadillac Lyriq electric crossover. These models may experience a power loss issue due to battery connection problems.
GM has issued a recall for certain 2022 GMC Hummer EVs and 2023 Cadillac Lyriq SUVs due to potential issues with connections to the high-voltage battery packs. The connections may be improperly positioned or incorrectly welded, leading to power loss. As per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this is considered a safety concern and must be addressed.
The good news is that the company is currently aware of only five electric vehicles that are impacted by the recall. General Motors GM is taking responsibility and will replace the high-voltage battery packs on the affected vehicles with no additional cost for the customers.
GM has issued a recall notice for Cadillac and GMC EVs. Owners should anticipate receiving a letter in the mail postmarked July 10, 2023, but other means of notification may also be used. Until then, owners are encouraged to contact customer service for either brand or the NHTSA for more information. The recall can be identified using the campaign number or by entering the EV's VIN on the website to see if it is affected.
The recent surge of car recalls has understandably raised concerns among people. It's inevitable for recalls to happen as automakers adopt new powertrains and technologies. However, it's imperative to deal with these issues promptly and guarantee that upcoming models won't face the same problems. This is a crucial step towards embracing the new era of automotive innovation.
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