Recall #1 involved an issue with the Battery Energy Control Module.
This time, it has to do with the High Voltage Coolant Heater.
As an EV start-up, Polestar is simply going through the motions. Launching an all-new product with equally new technologies does come with some risks. The first recall campaign, launched in early October, involved the car losing power while driving because of a faulty inverter. This time, it’s about the High Voltage Coolant Heater (HVCH).
The HVCH is responsible for both cabin and high voltage battery heating and so the faulty units will be replaced. Although this is an annoyance for current and future owners (some deliveries will be delayed), the silver lining is that Polestar will use this opportunity to upgrade the cars.
The upgrade will involve fitting the cars with the ability to receive over-the-air updates in the future. This means that future non-hardware issues will be fixable via “invisible” software updates according to electrek.co.
For the first issue, 4,586 Polestar 2 units are involved. For this new recall campaign, 3,150 owners will receive a notification to bring their cars to their local service centers.