Past Tesletter articles

Tesla issues a voluntary recall of 123k pre-April 2016 Model S

These are some of the details published on Electrek:

  • Recall issued over a bunch of bolts on a powering steering component made by Bosch
  • Specific bolts can suffer corrosion in regions with very cold climates and especially where they use calcium or magnesium road salts
Who’s affected
  • Tesla estimates that less than 0.02% of pre-April 2016 Model S vehicles in the U.S. have this issues
Impact on Tesla
  • Tesla expects that it will be immaterial as the supplier covers the cost of the component

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From issue #2