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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