2022 BrightDrop Zevo 600 Recalled For Improper Battery Pack Sealing6
GM has issued a product recall for the 2022 BrightDrop Zevo 600 all-electric delivery van due to an issue related to improper sealing for the vehicle battery pack.
The problem: the high-voltage battery pack enclosure in affected vehicles may not have been properly sealed. Flanges on the battery pack enclosure may not have been properly primed or electrocoated, which inhibits proper adhesion for the urethane sealant.
The hazards: if the battery pack is not properly sealed, water could enter the battery pack enclosure, resulting in a battery malfunction. This could lead to the vehicle not starting, or a loss of propulsion while driving. A loss of propulsion while driving may increase the risk of a crash. At present, GM is not aware of any accidents, injuries, or fires related to this issue.
The fix: GM is currently working to develop a fix for this issue. The fix is not yet available, but when it is, GM will issue a recall bulletin and repairs will begin.
Affected components: high-voltage battery pack assembly.
Affected vehicles: 2022 BrightDrop Zevo 600, previously known as the BrightDrop EV600.
Number of affected vehicles: it is estimated that 89 examples of the 2022 BrightDrop Zevo 600 are affected by this recall. It’s also worth noting that the 2022 GMC Hummer EV is also affected by a similar recall (improper battery back sealing), as GM Authority covered previously.
- GM recall number: N222380031
The BrightDrop Zevo 600 is among the first products in the BrightDrop ecosystem of all-electric delivery solutions, offering more than 600 cubic feet of cargo room. The powertrain incorporates both GM Ultium battery technology and GM Ultium drive motor technology, with a two-motor drive system and 20-module battery. Range per charge is estimated at 250 miles between plugs. Production takes place at the GM CAMI Assembly plant in Canada.
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Hope gm comes up with a better looking passenger van then the bright drop cause it ugly
very few trucks were affected, should be a no-cost factor. good they caught it now before they go to building in the new plant at scale
89 vehicles are not worth mentioning! Talk about bad PR? Come on, guys!!!
Fix and keep going. Why you would publicize this is beyond me.
a GM retiree who cares
It’s a recall… these are publicly filed…
I think that gm doesn’t want their EV’s catching fire like Teslas if they get submerged in salt water.