Tesla Issues a Recall of Nearly 1.1 Million Cars Having Auto Reversing Software That Has Been Returned

Tesla Issues a Recall of Nearly 1.1 Million Cars Having Auto Reversing Software That Has Been Return ...

Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million vehicles in the United States because the window automatic reversal system may not be able to react correctly after discovering an obstruction, increasing the risk of injury.

The electric vehicle manufacturer has told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that the automatic window reversal system should be updated on-the-air. The recall covers some vehicles from 2017-2022 Model 3, 2020-2021 Model Y, and 2021-2022 Model S and Model X.

A closing window without a proper automatic reversing system may exert excessive force by pinching a driver or passenger before retracting, increasing the risk of injury.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) claims that vehicles failed to comply with the provisions of a federal motor vehicle safety standard on power windows.

Tesla claims that during product testing in August, employees identified window automatic reversal system performance that was "greater than expected variations" in response to pinch detection.

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Tesla determined that the vehicle''s pinch detection and retraction performance in the test results did not meet the required automatic reversal systems requirements.

Tesla said that vehicle in production and pre-delivery received a software update that would simplify the window operation from September 13.

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