A car expenses a Tesla Supercharging station in Corte Madera, California, US, on Thursday, March 2, 2023.
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Tesla stated it’s recalling 3,470 2022 by 2023 Mannequin Y automobiles in america as a result of bolts securing the second-row seatback frames might not have been securely tightened, in accordance with a submitting made public Saturday.
The Nationwide Freeway Site visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) stated a free seat body bolt might cut back seat belt system efficiency, growing harm dangers throughout a crash.
Tesla advised NHTSA it has recognized 5 guarantee claims since December which may be associated to those situations. Tesla stated it was not conscious of any accidents or deaths which may be associated to the recall situation.
Tesla will examine bolts securing second-row driver-side and passenger-side seat again frames to the decrease seat frames and if wanted tighten them to specs.
In December, a Tesla provider carried out improved course of controls together with improved coaching and supervision to make sure bolts are torqued to specs, the automaker stated.