In some vehicles, unsecured wires may cause the main display of the machine to turn off.
Although it is already struggling to meet its production targets, luxury electric vehicle manufacturer Lucid has now issued a recall to Air due to potential problems with the car’s wiring.
In a recent notice posted on the NHTSA website found by Lucid Insiders, a summary for the recall says that unsecured wires on 2022 Air vehicles could cause the car’s displays to stop. And because Air displays contain critical information, including speed, radius and warning indicators, this would be a danger in violation of Federal Vehicle Safety Standards.
The opinion states that the potential number of vehicles affected is 1,117. This means that Lucid has delivered less than 1,000 cars so far, the recall seems to cover all Air Dream Edition and Grand Touring models from 2022.
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“For Lucid, the safety of our customers and their families is the highest priority. Lucid recalled some Lucid Air vehicles from model year 2022 due to the possibility that the wiring connection to the instrument panel was not properly secured at the time of assembly. The recall applies to 1,117 vehicles that have been delivered to customers and is estimated to be present in 1% of cars. Lucid is not aware of any situations in which these components have failed in a vehicle or caused an interruption of the dashboard, “the company told Engadget.
The official notification letters are scheduled to be sent on June 20. In the meantime, NHTSA says the Lucid dealers will be responsible for inspecting vehicles and fixing the problem, as needed, free of charge.
Lucid further claims that the company has already started making adjustments to the glass cover of new vehicles to prevent any problems with unsecured wires. However, perhaps the biggest concern is that this recall comes just months after Lucid recalled 200 cars because they had front dampers that could have been incorrectly installed by a supplier.
And with Air reserves now exceeding 25,000 cars, resolving any issues will be extremely important if Lucid hopes to deliver those vehicles in a timely manner.