Tesla will recall almost 135,000 vehicles to restore a pc reminiscence failure that would pose a security danger, US regulators stated on Tuesday.
The electrical automotive producer notified the US Nationwide Freeway Visitors Security Administration (NHTSA) of the huge recall over the issue affecting the vehicles’ touchscreen that would trigger a lack of some options.
The recall covers the 2012 to 2018 Mannequin S sedans and the 2016 to 2018 Mannequin X SUVs geared up with a NVIDIA Tegra three processor, Tesla stated in its notification to NHTSA.
When the flash reminiscence within the touchscreen reaches the tip of its helpful life, it “may cause failures of the middle show software program parts, and will not directly trigger lack of the rearview digital camera show, defrost/defog management settings and exterior flip sign lighting,” the producer stated.
Tesla stated it would restore the problem for free of charge to automotive homeowners, beginning in late March.
NHTSA opened a preliminary investigation into the problem of backup digital camera failures in June 2020.
About 159,000 autos have been affected by the reminiscence points, in accordance with NHTSA. Nevertheless, Tesla stated the recall doesn’t cowl people who already have been upgraded to the Intel Atom processor.
Whereas autos can nonetheless be pushed, and Tesla stated it was not conscious of any accidents on account of the problem, the failure “could enhance the chance of a crash.”
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