WASHINGTON — Tesla is recalling almost 1.1 million U.S. automobiles as a result of the window automated reversal system could not react appropriately after detecting an obstruction, growing the danger of damage.
The electrical automobile producer informed the Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration it could carry out an over-the-air software program replace of the automated window reversal system. The recall covers some 2017-2022 Mannequin 3, 2020-2021 Mannequin Y, and 2021-2022 Mannequin S and Mannequin X automobiles.
Tesla mentioned it was not conscious of any guarantee claims, area experiences, crashes, accidents, or deaths associated to the recall.
NHTSA mentioned a closing window with out the correct automated reversing system could exert extreme power by pinching a driver or passenger earlier than retracting, growing the danger of damage.
NHTSA mentioned the automobiles did not adjust to the necessities of a federal motorcar security customary on energy home windows.
Tesla mentioned throughout product testing in August workers recognized window automated reversal system efficiency that had “larger than anticipated variations in response to pinch detection.”
After intensive extra testing, Tesla decided the automobile’s pinch detection and retraction efficiency within the check outcomes didn’t meet automated reversal methods necessities.
Tesla mentioned beginning Sept. 13, automobiles in manufacturing and in pre-delivery acquired a software program replace that units power-operated window operation to the necessities.