The MGA Research Corporation provided a report to Rivian, indicating the passenger airbag may not be deactivated automatically when the seat was tested in accordance with the low-risk deployment requirement outlined by federal motor vehicle safety standard number 208. Come May 2022, the California-based automaker made the decision to recall a handful of R1Ts.

Potentially affected vehicles were produced between September 21st last year and April 12th this year at the automaker’s Normal assembly plant. Formerly owned and operated by Mitsubishi, the Illinois-based facility used to make the Outlander Sport, Eclipse, Mirage, Galant, Endeavor, and badge-engineered models sold under the Dodge, Plymouth, and Eagle marques.

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Rivian R1T Gets First Safety Recall

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