Monday, February 5, 2024

Its Shop Time Mondays: Tesla Is Recalling 2.2 Million Vehicles.


Incorrect Font Size on Warning Lights/FMVSS 105

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V051000

Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,193,869

Summary

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2012-2023 Model S, 2016-2024 Model X, 2017-2023 Model 3, 2019-2024 Model Y, and 2024 Cybertruck vehicles. An incorrect font size is displayed on the instrument panel for the Brake, Park, and Antilock Brake System (ABS) warning lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 105, "Hydraulic and Electric Brake Systems" and 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

Remedy

Tesla began releasing an over-the-air (OTA) software update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 30, 2024. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-24-00-003.

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