Lightning eMotors Inc. – Warning Light Malfunction/FMVSS 105

Lightning eMotors Inc. (Lightning eMotors) is recalling certain 2021-2022 FT3-40, 2021-2023 FT3-80, and 2022-2023 FT3-120 vehicles. The instrument cluster may not activate the “Brake,” “Park,” and “ABS” indicator warning lights during the light function check when the ignition is turned to the “on” (run) position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 105, “Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems.”

Report Received Date 10/04/2023
NHTSA ID 23V678000
Consequence Summary Failure to illuminate the indicator warning lights during vehicle startup may not properly notify the driver of system failures, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective Action Dealers will update the software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 1, 2023. Owners may contact Lightning eMotors customer service at 1-970-744-7241.
Recall Code NR (Not Reported)
Potentially Affected 239
Fire Risk When Parked No
Do Not Drive No
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