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BIG update. GM released the repair bulletins for battery replacements today. Since there are two different recall numbers (one for the 17-19s and one for 20-22s), I was wondering if the repair procedures would differ in regards to diagnosis/replacement/ software, etc.

BOTH bulletins include the exact same repair times and part #s. Neither bulletin offers any alternative for replacing individual modules. As far as I am concerned, this is the last piece of evidence I needed to indicate that EVERY Bolt is getting a whole new battery, rather than modules.
 

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Would mind sharing a link?
 

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So GM left themselves the option of battery or module swaps in the first documents, but took the better part of valor, and decided to just swap packs for everybody. I'm happy. The Bolt is just getting nicely broken in and everything works. OK, after 4 years it's time to replace the rear wiper blade, it's streaking a little bit.

Edit: according to a Chevy tech posting on facebook today, everybody will get a battery pack swap.
 

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I happy GM is doing buybacks and new full battery replacement. As 2021 owner it will still be at least a year or more. This will fix their PR problems and keep more EVs on the street.
 

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This will fix their PR problems
Assuming no more fires, time will be the best fix for GM's PR problems that came out of this.

There are plenty of people on this forum, however, who have claimed they are never buying another GM product.
 

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I don't have a link, just a few screenshots. If I can get a link later, I will post it. The first is for the older models, and the second is the newer models.
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Thanks for posting. So, per the excerpt below and the number at the top of your screenshot, these are the "final service bulletins" that GM told dealers at the end of last month would be released "mid-October or sooner." They only apply to the small subset of highest priority vehicles. Nobody else is eligible until GM advises dealers at a future date.

"the high priority subset of VINs will be closed in N212343880 (17-19MY) and N212345940 (20-22MY) and moved into N212343881 and N212345941, respectively. . . . . All other VINs will remain in “Incomplete-Remedy Not Available" status in N212343880 (17-19MY) and N212345940 (20-22MY) and will not be eligible for the final remedy until GM informs dealers at a future date. We expect the final remedy bulletins to be released mid-October or sooner."

One lingering question is whether this is also the final remedy for all those not currently eligible.

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Thanks for posting. So, per the excerpt below and the number at the top of your screenshot, these are the "final service bulletins" that GM told dealers at the end of last month would be released "mid-October or sooner." They only apply to the small subset of highest priority vehicles. Nobody else is eligible until GM advises dealers at a future date.

"the high priority subset of VINs will be closed in N212343880 (17-19MY) and N212345940 (20-22MY) and moved into N212343881 and N212345941, respectively. . . . . All other VINs will remain in “Incomplete-Remedy Not Available" status in N212343880 (17-19MY) and N212345940 (20-22MY) and will not be eligible for the final remedy until GM informs dealers at a future date. We expect the final remedy bulletins to be released mid-October or sooner."

One lingering question is whether this is also the final remedy for all those not currently eligible.

SunBolt
Yes! This is going to be the bulletin that applies to all vehicles. GM is just slowly moving vehicles from the old bulletin to the new one so that they can ration batteries as they become available.
 

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Nothing solid date wise here, I am not a Bolt owner, but I was in touch with a salesman about buying one just before they expanded the recall. I had an email from him this week stating "i am being told the bolts are going to have the parts to fix the issue they were having ; the sold ones get fixed first, but it is looking like beginning of November!". I most of the new Bolts on their lot have sold signs, probably 6-8 of them.

I guess this is the word from GM to the dealers.
 

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Just received this email this morning:

James,​
We are grateful for your patience as we work to advance solutions for your Chevrolet Bolt EV/EUV. Our team is diligently working on solutions to address key concerns we know you are having during this time.​
Initial replacement battery modules for Bolt EVs and Bolt EUVs have begun shipping to certain Chevrolet EV dealers. If your battery was manufactured during specific build timeframes where we believe battery defects appear to be clustered, you will be among the first to be scheduled for repair. Once your replacement battery modules are available, you will receive a communication from us asking you to contact your preferred Chevrolet EV dealer to schedule a service appointment. Once service is complete, your battery will be covered by an 8‑year/100,000-mile limited parts warranty.1​
The battery module repair will take approximately two days to complete, and we will provide courtesy or rental vehicle transportation to you during the replacement procedure. Your dealer will have more details regarding transportation options. The service will be performed by Chevrolet dealer technicians who are specially trained in EV service and who have received detailed instructions on completing these hardware repairs.​
We are also on track to begin roll out of a new advanced diagnostic software by mid-November. Once your software is available, you will receive a communication from us asking you to contact your preferred Chevrolet EV dealer to schedule a service appointment to have the software installed. The diagnostic will be designed to detect specific abnormalities that might indicate a damaged battery in Bolt EV and EUVs by: monitoring the battery performance; alerting customers of any anomalies; and prioritizing damaged batteries for replacement. It is our intent that further diagnostic software will allow customers to return to a 100% state of charge once all diagnostic processes are complete.​
In the meantime, please look out for follow-up communications with an update on your vehicle. For any additional questions visit www.chevy.com/boltevrecall or contact the Chevrolet EV Concierge at 1-833-EVCHEVY (available Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. – midnight ET; Saturday and Sunday, from noon – 9 p.m. ET) or contact your preferred Chevrolet EV dealer.​
We sincerely appreciate your patience and loyalty as we continue our journey to an all-electric future.​
Steve Hill
Steve Hill
Vice President, Chevrolet​
 

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We got it too. 2017 Bolt LT, 12/16 build date. So it sounds like 2017-2021 probably got the email. Anybody with a 2022 get it?
 

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I also received that email this morning. It's the first official communication I've had from GM about the issue, and I've had my car for almost two months. But at least they're finally saying something to '22 owners.
 

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Likely behind the times here in Canada. No email here. my.gm still says “Incomplete-Remedy Not Available". Dec/18 built 2019.
 

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I did go into their site and register my email address. Not sure if that ends up setting a tag somewhere that changes who gets what and when. I do similar things with data for work and you never know what drives it unless you did it !! If anyone needs that URL, I can find it.
 
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