On Friday, Rivian issued a recall for greater than 12,000 electrical autos attributable to doubtlessly free suspension elements. The downside impacts mannequin 12 months 2022 Rivian R1T vehicles, R1S SUVs, and a few Rivian EDV supply vans—a complete of 12,212 EVs in all.
In mid-August, Rivian found that an higher management arm had separated from the steering knuckle on certainly one of its autos. The firm started an investigation and by the top of September had recognized six reviews “doubtlessly associated to this subject that had amassed” over the course of manufacturing.
According to Rivian’s security recall report, its manufacturing information cannot verify that the 2 suspension elements have been correctly torqued on each automobile. That may throw out the wheel’s alignment or doubtlessly even separate the joint.
Consequently, Rivian will examine all the possibly affected autos, correctly torquing any that are not inside spec. Rivian house owners can anticipate to be notified “on or earlier than November 24.”