Recalls

Tesla
# of Recalls Component Affected
2019 Tesla Model 3 1 Equipment More Details
2017 Tesla Model X 2 Seats, Parking Brake More Details
2016 Tesla Model S 3 Air Bags, Steering, Parking Brake More Details
2016 Tesla Model X 4 Steering, Seats, Parking Brake More Details
2015 Tesla Model S 4 Air Bags, Steering, Parking Brake, Seat Belts More Details
2014 Tesla Model S 4 Air Bags, Steering, Parking Brake, Seat Belts More Details
2013 Tesla Model S 6 Steering, Air Bags, Parking Brake, Seat Belts, Equipment, Seats More Details
2012 Tesla Model S 4 Steering, Parking Brake, Air Bags, Seat Belts More Details
2010 Tesla Roadster 1 Electrical System More Details
2008 Tesla Roadster 1 Wheels More Details

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Tesla recalls 15,000 Model X SUVs for power steering issue

The recall applies to 2016 model year X vehicles

Tesla Inc is recalling 15,000 Model X SUVs because of a potential issue that can lead to a loss of power steering assist that could make steering harder and increase the risk of a crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Transport Canada said aluminum bolts that attach the electric power steering gear assist motor to the gear housing may corrode and break causing a reduction or complete loss of power steering assist. The recall applies to 2016 model year X

Official
Tesla voluntarily recalls early Model S cars over power steering bolts

Says no accidents or injuries associated with the issue

Tesla Inc said on Thursday it was voluntarily recalling Model S sedans built before April 2016 in order to replace bolts in the power steering component.

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Tesla recalling 53,000 vehicles for parking brake issue

Model S and Model X are affected.

The issue stems from a third-party supplier, Brembo.

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New Tesla, McLaren, and Ferrari models added to Takata recall list

These are late-model cars that have been built since the recall started.

The recall also expands to cover Ferrari's entire lineup.

Official
Tesla recalls 2,000 NEMA 14-30 charging adapters

The cause? Overheating.

Replacements are coming.

Green
Recharge Wrap-up: Qiantu K50 roadster EV in US, SolarCity undervalued before Tesla purchase

Nissan gifts young environmentalist with Nissan Leaf; VW recalls CNG cars in EU.

Nissan gives viral video subject a Nissan Leaf. Lazard made a mistake when it calculated Solarcity's value. VW is recalling 30,000 CNG cars. Qiantu plans to sell the K50 in the US.

Report
Green
Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla projection mapping video, Ford Focus Electric recall

XL Hybrids gets CARB voucher approval; Future Mobility to sell EVs by 2020.

Mindconsole video features the Tesla Model S. CARB approves vouchers for XL Hybrids conversions. Future Mobility has big EV sales plans. Ford recalls the Focus Electric.

Feds investigate Tesla Autopilot fatality

NHTSA is investigating the Tesla Model S and its Autopilot feature after a fatality in May.

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Recharge Wrap-up: Tesla rainbow charging port, dandelion tires

Ford employs SCR in EU diesels; Total buys Saft.

Tesla owner discovers charging port trick. Ford uses cleaner diesel technology in Europe. Continental explores dandelion rubber tires. Total buys battery maker Saft.

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The 5 Weirdest Recalls of 2015

It was a year of weird recalls and tiny repair campaigns. Now that it's nearly over, let’s look back at five of the most bizarre recalls of 2015.

Video
Some of Tesla's Model S recall checks are pretty lo-fi

A Tesla owner demonstrates the lo-fi check for the potential front seat belt pretensioner issue in the Model S.

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Every Tesla Model S is being recalled

Nearly 90,000 EVs Called In Because Of One Seatbelt Incident In Europe

Tesla will recall every Model S sedan over a seatbelt issue uncovered in a single incident in Europe. This recall includes nearly 90,000 cars.

Report
Regulators consider adding more carmakers to Takata recall

NHTSA has sent letters to seven automakers, including VW and Tesla, asking which of their models contain Takata airbag inflators with ammonium nitrate propellant. The agency is considering a further expansion of the recall.

Toyota RAV4 EV recalled for Tesla motor assembly software problem

Toyota issues a major recall of 112,500 cars and SUVs, and as a part of that is recalling 2,500 RAV4 EVs because of a problem with the Tesla-supplied motor assembly.

Podcast
Autoblog Podcast #381

GM Recalls and Fine, 2015 Ford Mustang EcoBoost, 2015 Nissan Micra, FTC and Tesla

Episode #381 of the Autoblog podcast is here, and this week, Dan Roth, Steven Ewing and Mike Harley talk about our recent experience with the Nissan Micra and Ford Mustang EcoBoost, Dan has an interview with Phil LeBeau of CNBC about the GM ignition switch recall and NHTSA fine, and we also consider

Tesla Recalls Wall Charger Adapters To Prevent Overheating

Action is a result of overheating in owners' garages

Tesla Motor Company, maker of the Model S electric car, is recalling 29,222 wall charger adapters following reports of overheating in owners' garages.

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Tesla recalling 439 Roadsters over auxiliary cable problems

Tesla is recalling some 439 Roadsters after discovering a redundant 12v auxiliary cable rubbing against a carbon fiber panel on a customer car. The cable, which helps power a variety of auxiliary electrical systems if the primary cable fails, will be inspected and fitted with a protective sleeve. Only 2.0 and 2.5 Roadsters have the cable, so early adopters with 1.5 models aren't affected by t

Autoblog Podcast #164 - Return of the Lieberman

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