25 Aug '17, 4pm

2017 Chevy Bolt EV battery may fail due to faulty cell; new pack needed for a few GM electric cars (updated)

2017 Chevy Bolt EV battery may fail due to faulty cell; new pack needed for a few GM electric cars (updated)

John Voelcker Aug 25, 2017 Follow John Add to circle 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV, road test, California coastline, Sep 2016 Enlarge Photo General Motors has informed "a few hundred" owners of 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric cars that their cars could suffer from a problem with the lithium-ion battery pack that could cause it to fail without warning. The cars were among the very earliest Bolt EVs produced for public sale, so are likely concentrated in California and perhaps Oregon, where the car first went on sale last December. The specific problem is a malfunction in one or more of the 288 battery cells that delivers incorrect data to the battery management system. DON'T MISS: First 2017 Chevy Bolt EV electric cars sold today, in California (Dec 2016) That in turn could lead to an incorrect reading of remaining battery range available. Fewer than 1 percent of Bolt EVs produced...

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