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.”

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SB-17-33-002 – Parking Brake may not Apply or Release – 2016 Tesla Model S & Model X

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V260
Manufacturer Tesla Motors, Inc.
Components PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number of Units Affected 31,472

 

Parking Brake may not Release or Fully Apply

If the gear breaks during parking brake release, the vehicle will not be able to be moved. If the gear breaks during parking brake application, the parking brake may not adequately hold the vehicle, potentially resulting in the vehicle rolling, increasing the risk of a crash.

 

Summary

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2016 Model S and Model X vehicles.

The electric parking brake calipers have an internal gear that may be improperly manufactured, possibly resulting in the gear fracturing during parking brake application or release.

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SB-16-13-003 – Third Row Seat Recliner Mechanism – 2016 Tesla Model X

NHTSA

16V192

SUMMARY:

Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain model year 2016 Model X vehicles manufactured September 29, 2015, to March 30, 2016.

In the affected vehicles, the third row seat back may move forward under load such as in a frontal collision.

As such, the vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems.”

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