More than 110,000 Chevrolet Bolts have been recalled by General Motors due to the risk of the battery pack catching fire.
The recall includes all Chevy Bolt models from 2017 to 2022, even if your vehicle was repaired in an earlier recall. If you own a 2021 Chevy Bolt, you may have noticed that this isn’t the only issue your vehicle is experiencing.
Keep reading to learn more about the most common problems with the 2021 Chevy Bolt and what you can do to recover your losses.
Problems With the Electrical System
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has registered 30 complaints about the 2021 Chevrolet Bolt EV. 15 of these complaints are related to the electrical system and many of them are related to the recall.
2021 Chevy Bolt owners have to worry about the possibility of their vehicle spontaneously combusting due to issues with the high voltage battery. But you may experience other issues with the electrical system as well including problems with the camera and infotainment system.
You may also experience issues with the battery disconnect lever that can lead to receiving emergency power failure alerts.
Problems With the Fuel System
Another common issue with the 2021 Chevy Bolt is an issue with propulsion power.
Drivers have experienced their vehicles either decelerating or stopping altogether while displaying errors about a reduction in propulsion power. Drivers have also experienced issues with the fuel system related to the defective batteries.
Have you noticed your 2021 Chevy Bolt lurching forward or backward? You’re not alone.
Drivers have reported issues with their vehicle lurching in a variety of circumstances. These include when changing gears, when in drive, and even when in park.
The 2021 Chevy Bolt has been nothing but a nightmare for many who own one of these vehicles. Drivers have also experienced problems with each of the following:
- Lane departure
- Service brakes
- Vehicle speed control
While Chevrolet has been working on investigating the cause of the issues and finding a solution, vehicle owners have been stuck dealing with these 2021 Chevrolet Bolt problems. Many owners who have reached out to the manufacturer seeking compensation or asking for a buyback have not been treated fairly or offered the compensation they deserve.
If you have a Chevy Bolt and are experiencing problems, you can enter your VIN here to find out if your vehicle is part of the recall.
Is Your 2021 Chevy Bolt a Lemon?
If your 2021 Chevy Bolt turns out to be a lemon, you may be entitled to compensation under Florida lemon law.
Trying to negotiate a settlement on your own can be overwhelming. Fortunately, you don’t have to try to figure it all out yourself. That’s what lawyers are here for.
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