Improperly Calibrated Front Passenger OCS/FMVSS208

Recall Date: 2022-05-10

Source Link: https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls?nhtsaId=22V319000&refurl=rss



A child in the front seat may be at a greater risk of injury in the event of a passenger air bag deployment during a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V319000

Manufacturer: Rivian Automotive, LLC

Components: EQUIPMENT, EQUIPMENT, EQUIPMENT, FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE, LANE DEPARTURE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, PARKING BRAKE, SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, SEATS, AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 502

Summary:
Rivian Automotive, LLC (Rivian) is recalling certain 2022 R1T vehicles. The Occupant Classification System (OCS) may not deactivate the air bag when a child or child seat occupies the front passenger seat. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy:
Rivian Service Centers will replace the front passenger seat, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 1, 2022. Owners may contact Rivian customer service at 1-734-855-4345. Rivian's number for this recall is FSAM-651.

Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.



1 Affected Product(s)

Vehicle

RIVIANR1T2022


2 Associated Document(s)

Recall Acknowledgement
RCAK-22V319-9345.pdf 645157KB

Noncompliance Notice 573 Report
RCLRPT-22V319-1723.PDF 214917KB


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