Tesla Issues Massive Recall For Model 3, Model S For Rearview Camera, Frunk30
General Motors EV rival Tesla has announced a voluntary recall to address rearview camera issues for the Tesla Model 3 and front trunk (“frunk”) latch issues for the Tesla Model S. More than 475,000 units of the Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model S sedans are included in the new recall.
The new recall includes Tesla Model 3 and Tesla Model S sedans that range between the 2014 and 2021 model years.
The recall includes 356,309 units of the Tesla Model 3 ranging between the 2017 and 2020 model years. Affected units may have an issue with the rearview camera wherein the rearview camera cable harness could become damaged after opening and closing the trunk lid, thus preventing the rearview camera image from displaying.
Meanwhile, 119,009 units of the Model S have been recalled for frunk latch issues, wherein the frunk could possibly open without warning while driving, thus obstructing the driver’s view of the road.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is currently looking into a separate camera issue with various Tesla models, as well as the Tesla Autopilot self-driving feature.
For those Tesla fans who thought that the electric vehicle producer was beyond massive recalls, this latest news demonstrates quite the opposite. According to a recent report from Reuters, the total number of recalled vehicles is nearly equivalent to the half a million vehicles that Tesla delivered last year.
Of course, General Motors has its own set of issues when it comes to electric vehicle recalls, the most obvious of which is the recall of every unit of the Chevy Bolt EV and EUV issued over the summer regarding a potentially hazardous defect in the vehicle battery that may result in a fire. General Motors is now working towards replacing the battery packs on all Bolt models.
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not to worry. a software update will fix these problems in no time.
Just as I predicted.
Bummer, interesting timing, right after the big stock sale. I thought insiders had short time windows to sell in, so could the news timing been adjusted to be outside the window? Nah, musk would never do that.
Of course not, x-cept maybe if he needs some more money for the space program! First things first, they always say. Customers are often the very last link in the chain if they remain in any kind of restraint other than a loop the manufacturer can easily pull out of.
BTW: How does one “GO’ to a Tesla dealer for a recall fix? Just asking for a friend.
Why is GM authority reporting Tesla recall? Sounds fishy.
This only says Tesla is very good in bringing good qualities. Recall even on a rear camera issue, not like the fire battery issue GM is recalling.
If you had ever experienced the hood of your vehicle popping open to block your forward view on a busy highway, then you would not be minimizing the seriousness of the December 30 Tesla recall.
And it will require much more than software to fix, too.
You ain’t kidding. If you are at any speed in excess of a 20 mph crawl, you are suddenly blind until maybe it detaches and assaults another vehicle as you’re frantically trying to slow down in your lane….
It must be a slow news day…..gotta fill the page with something…..lol.
gm had reports on RAM for it’s recalls also, this is nothing new, Ford will at times report issues with other Auto Makers on it’s website as well.
Ha Telsa the company that can do no wrong…. This is only a sampling of the problems these things have. They have fires, screens going dark, body panels falling off…. To name a few and in my opinion the Model 3 is butt ugly!
Every company can do wrong. The difference is the bolt catches fire and burns you alive this is a recall for the frunk. You see the difference? One is fire one is a frunk.
Yes and some car companies have an autopilot that slices people in half as the car goes under a semi trailer.
Yes and one company has hardly tested there “autopilot” even though you pay $10k for it up front. Wasn’t the car with the semi trailer a test and nobody inside? I want a bolt I want it to burn my house down so I can get insurance money from it.
Every time I see a Tesla coming toward me on a road I think it’s a 60’s Amphibious Car with that silly looking front end!
No the person in florida was sliced in half. There have also been numerous deadly crashes with autopilot. Not to mention all the crashes into emergency vehicles. What is it about tesla being attracted to fire trucks and ambulances anyway? Just weird. Oh and I was glad to see tesla disabled the games on the ipad dash. I mean seriously, who thought that was a good idea in the first place? Probably musk, his x-girlfriend said he cared more about gaming than her. Tesla has so many bonehead ideas it is dizzying.
Autopilot in any car is for people who don’t like responsibility. See when you wreck you blame the car this way you don’t have to take responsibility for your own actions. I know how hard it is to keep your hands on the steering wheel and foot on the pedal that’s way to much exercise.
So you would agree that when musk put video games on the display of the car it was a bonehead idea then? Because you could not be paying attention to what autopilot was crashing you into while you played grand theft auto.
I mean it’s obvious is it not? Only millennial clowns love the giant touch screen in the first place. The game feature was just to give you another excuse for when you hit someone you can blame the game or you can just keep driving and say the car didn’t stop. I don’t even like Tesla or ev for that matter.
Let me also add I am a tech fan and I know some people claim that autonomous cars have less wrecks then humans but the thing is there isn’t nearly as many as people who are actually driving so I have no clue how they can state that now.
How long has it been since you figured EVERYTHING out?
Mike is a troll looking for attention from his basement… Telsa ha ha junk cars for people who that moron Elon Musk… In my 15 years of owning GM cars I have never seen them tackle something this efficient like they are with the Bolt recall go ahead see if Telsa gives you brand new batteries and resets your warranty to 8 years 100,000 mile Warranty like when it was new BTW i will keep buying GM
Did you write that from your parents basement as you self fornicate? They didn’t tackle the bolt situation well the only reason they are replacing the batteries is because they had no choice, you must be new here go back and read past articles about this situation there are plenty of bolt owners on here.
Elon Musk is the modern day John DeLorean.
It’s still not GM’s fault again LG put bad batteries in the packs there is no way no could have predicted this… Oh it’s Mad Mike get a life! Fire fire down below I charged my volt to much no it blows! I prefer the garage to the basement more fresh air! 😂
The state I live in most houses don’t even have basements but keep telling yourself whatever you need to. The volt has nothing to do with the bolt so stay on subject at least. You must of started drinking early for New Years be safe out there man get a designated driver.
Where do you carry your carry to have it repaired?
What do you do when the bumper falls off after a rain shower?
Don’t worry GM will have to recall Millions of Trucks and SUVs with the 5.3s, 6.0s and 6.2s to fix their Lifter issue. Or else the dependability of their trucks and vehicles from here on out will take a huge hit
The whole recall problem is the car companies and I mean all of them rush to build as many cars as possible… Of course your going to have recalls. Older cars where designed and built with care yes they broke but not at this rate that we have now. Case and point my wife had a second hand 1988 Chevy Cheyenne pickup that her father have her used that truck with a tune up and some minor fixing up lasted 10 years and ran like a champ… What broke it was the guy she sold it to loaded it up with two much weight and the frame broke this is on a 25 year old northeast truck. You will never get quality like that again.
Okay how does that justify screwing up a major part lol? A rear view camera issue doesn’t stop car from moving, a lifter than seizes up from a damaged lifter, that can kill the car. No one will buy another GM car if they don’t stand by their product.