Monday, June 3, 2024

Its Shop Time Mondays: Tesla And Lincoln Are Recalling Over 200,000 Vehicles

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V376000

Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.

Components SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected 125,227


Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2012-2024 Model S, 2015-2024 Model X, 2017-2023 Model 3, and 2020-2023 Model Y vehicles. In the event of an unbelted driver, the seat belt warning light and audible chime may not activate as intended. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."


Tesla will release an over-the-air (OTA) software update. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 27, 2024. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-24-00-008. 

Rearview Camera Image May Not Display Properly

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V368000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company


Potential Number of Units Affected 109,283


Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2024 Lincoln Aviator vehicles. The accessory protocol image module (APIM) can be affected by electromagnetic interference with a cell phone in the vehicle, causing the rearview camera image to flicker or become distorted.


Owners are advised not to use their cell phones while reversing until the remedy is completed. Dealers will install shielding on the accessory protocol image module (APIM), free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 8, 2024. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 24S35.

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