SB-17-13-004 – Second Row Seat Backs may Move in a Crash – 2016-2017 Tesla Model X

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V639
Manufacturer Tesla Motors, Inc.
Components SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected 4,582

 

Second Row Seat Backs may Move in a Crash

If the seat back moves forward in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.

 

Summary

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Model X vehicles. The left-side, second row, reclining seat backs may not fully latch due to having incorrectly adjusted recliner mechanism cables. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems,” and 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.”

 

Remedy

Tesla will notify owners, and Tesla service technicians will correct the cable adjustment for the left-side, fold-flat, second row, seat recliner mechanism, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2017. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-17-13-004.

 

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

 

Check if your Tesla has a Recall


https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2017/RCAK-17V639-9931.pdf

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