Tesla recalls 321,000 Model 3 and Model Y cars due to a bug


Due to a software flaw that increases the risk of an accident and might cause the taillights to periodically switch off. Tesla is recalling about  321,000 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. Additionally, Model Xs were recalled, although for a different cause.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration published documents online on Saturday. And according to Tesla, the problem may affect one or both rear lights on specific Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. According to the firm, the software flaw has no effect on turn signals.

Tesla is recalling 321,000 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles due to a rear light issue

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The company has been compelled to “recall” 321,000 cars since this is a safety problem. Most Model Ys sold between 2020 and 2023. As well as some 2023 Tesla Model 3s are having this problem. Tesla has issued a further recall for nearly 30,000 Model Xs in addition to the cheapest vehicles. Because of a problem that could cause the front passenger airbag to deploy incorrectly. When a front passenger is out of position during certain low speed collisions. The airbag may unintentionally deploy, increasing the risk of injury.

We have observed that Tesla’s recalls are increasing over the past few months. But unlike other automakers, Tesla may not actually be physically recalling the cars as a result. In spite of the fact that the manufacturer can easily resolve the issue with an update. The US government agency in charge of traffic safety says that Tesla issued a recall notification.

Although Tesla had experienced several recalls, this does not mean that EV customers spend their entire lives in the garage. Before the recall was even announced in the cases of the previous recalls. An update already resolved the problems. Elon Musk had previously voiced his displeasure and asked the NHTSA to stop using the word recall. When an OTA update would have taken care of the issue.

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