Update on this damage. In talking with the Field Service Engineer today, I learned a few things:
Mine was not the only one to have this happen 😥
This is a lateral support piece to protect the outer part of the battery pack 😌
It's easily replaced -- does not require dropping the battery 👏...
Great news: Marlin is close. They did all the major work but they removed a couple of one-time use bolts, so two more parts are being FedExed in for the completion of tomorrow's reassembly.
Tomorrow morning will be start with prepping and priming the cooling system and completing the...
It can also be a hindrance, trapping GM into continuing to use it's in house technology when others have pivoted to something newer and better. Until auto companies change their mentality, they are unlikely to be as nimble as battery companies.
Agreed, charging status should be right there on the main screen. I've had trouble with DCFC stations shutting off mid-charge. It's great to just look and see if charging is going on. Under Manage EV it would be nice to get real stats on % and kWh charged and current charging rate.