Because of this, Clark says, “Rule #1: If you have a Chevy Bolt, park it outside and not in a garage.”
According to CNN, General Motors has been buying back the vehicle but not in all cases. And some owners say the process is frustrating and arduous.
"We continue to weigh buyback requests individually and will continue to do so until we have completed the necessary replacements," GM spokesman Kevin Kelly told Mashable.
On GM's Recall Information page, the automaker says it has set up a notification process to let affected customers know when their replacement battery modules will be available and has also added a warranty.
“The new batteries will include an extended battery 8-year/100,000-mile limited warranty,” it says on the page.
When you consider all this, Clark says it’s best to wait for your Chevy Bolt to be made safe again.
“I would park the Bolt outside until you work your way up the list and they replace your battery pack and then … the most expensive component of that Bolt will be brand-spanking new and safe,” Clark says.
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