Tesla type S recalled over seatbelt faiilure

Monday, October 3rd, 2016 - autos, cars, motoring, news

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Tesla is actually conducting a voluntary recall of all 0,000 type S electric cars because of a seatbelt failure in Europe


Tesla has confirmed This specific is actually voluntarily recalling every type S worldwide to fix a potential issue with its seat belts.

The global recall, which is actually understood to affect some 0,000 vehicles, is actually the result of one customer reporting a fault with the front seatbelt on a type S. In a statement, the California-based company said: “Tesla recently found a type S in Europe that has a front seat belt of which was not properly connected to the outboard lap pretensioner. This specific vehicle was not involved in a crash along with there were no injuries.

“This specific is actually the only customer vehicle we know of with This specific condition. We have since inspected the seat belts in over 3000 vehicles spanning the entire range of type S production along with found no issues.”

Speaking to news service Bloomberg, a Tesla spokesperson said: “In early November, a customer sitting inside front passenger seat turned to speak with occupants inside rear along with the seat belt became disconnected.

“The seat belt is actually anchored to the outboard lap pretensioner through two anchor plates of which are bolted together. The bolt of which was supposed to tie the two anchors together wasn’t properly assembled.”

This specific is actually understood of which all versions of the type S produced since the type’s launch in 2012, along with including the most recent addition, the P85D, are subject to the voluntary recall. the vehicle recently gained autonomous driving functionality thanks to Tesla’s latest wireless update.

A Tesla spokesperson confirmed to Autocar of which the short safety check could take by three to six minutes. Customers are being contacted along with advised to book appointments to have their vehicles checked.

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