March 29, 2018 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 18V204000
Loss of power steering assist would require a higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V204
Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 70,421
Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Tesla Model S vehicles equipped with Bosch steering racks. The aluminum bolts that attach the power steering gear assist motor to the gear housing may corrode and fracture causing a reduction or complete loss of power steering assist.