This latest recall affects over a million vehicles (in the United States alone) and an unknown number of power windows in Canada, which may not respond properly upon detection of an object (or finger), which could pinch the occupant and increase risk. injury.
The recall affects the 2017-22 Model 3, 2020-21 Model Y, and 2021-22 Model S and Model X. According to NHTSA, the vehicles do not meet Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard #118 for power window systems. In a vehicle recall report filed on Monday, Tesla told the U.S. top auto safety regulator that, as of September 16, it was not aware of any warranty claims, field reports of any accidents, injuries or death related to it. defect.
Easy software update
Starting September 13, production and pre-sale vehicles received a software update that brings power windows in line with the requirements specified in the safety standard. Tesla will also roll out an over-the-air software update to the remaining affected vehicles to ensure compliance. Since the beginning of the year, Tesla has issued 14 recalls affecting more than 3.3 million vehicles, according to NHTSA. Some of these vehicles may be in multiple recall campaigns. Tesla said it plans to start notifying Tesla stores and service centers on Wednesday, September 21st. Owners will be notified on November 15th.
According to Musk, it’s not really an encore.
Elon Musk on Twitter criticized the tip as a tip.
“The terminology is outdated and inaccurate. This is a tiny OTA software update. As far as we know, no one was hurt,” he said. In documents released Thursday, both NHTSA and Tesla called the campaign a recall.
According to Automotive News
The text of the 14th Tesla recall this year is taken from L’annuel de l’automobile.