The Toyota bZ4X is undergoing a recall over a potential hazard to its users. This issue is affecting the wheels of the electric SUV, making them pull out while in motion. Users of this vehicle are now to avoid driving it until there is a solution to this issue.
Toyota claims that the cause of this issue is the loose hub bolts. These bolts tend to pull out when the car is in use, this boils down to poor engineering. The Japanese company now offer users of this device the avenue to contact their local dealership and return this electric SUV. The dealers will in turn send the Toyota bZ4X in for service and also provide a car free of charge to be in use until a fix is available for the issue.
A total of 2,700 bZ4X vehicles are in the possession of users around the world. The major concentration of this electric SUV is in Europe, where over 2,200 models are in their owner’s homes. This issue isn’t that a solution can come as an over-the-air update.
Issues like this will make the Japanese automobile manufacturer sit up in its activities. Yes, the company has a long way to come in the electric field because this is their first global EV. Taking note of such flaws and learning how to avoid them will help Toyota build more reliable electric SUVs.