Does anything bad happen if an electric car gets wet?

I know when electronics get wet that it could potentially harm or kill a person. I own an electric car, so I'm a bit worried about what will happen if it gets wet. Does anything bad happen if an electric car gets wet or submerged in water?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
We have been told our whole lives to keep electronics away from water, so believe it or not, this is a very common question!
The electrical components of most electric vehicles are tightly sealed, meaning that they likely won’t be exposed to moisture unless you run the car into a body of water. Should you run your vehicle into a lake or river, the excess moisture should trip the circuit breaker, which would eliminate the risk of electrical shock.
You can even drive your electric car through a car wash just like any other vehicle.
If your car does sustain more severe water damage, it may be covered by your
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