Polestar 2

The Polestar 2, a tall hatchback from Volvo’s electric vehicle sub-brand, failed to impress with its bone-jarring ride, tight interior, and confusing controls, all of which more than overshadowed the positives of its zippy acceleration and agile handling.
There is 1 recall on this vehicle. Learn More.


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Feb 24, 2021
A disconnected high voltage system can cause a loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
Polestar Automotive USA, Inc. (Polestar) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Polestar 2 vehicles. The Battery Energy Control Module (BECM) microprocessor may reset and cause the high voltage system to disconnect.
What should you do:
Polestar will notify owners, and the software will be updated by a dealer, or through an over-the-air (OTA) update, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed April 23, 2021. Owners may contact Polestar customer service at 1-800-806-2504. Polestar's number for this recall is R10079.
For more information:
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
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 21V110000
Potential Number of Units Affected: 3134
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