Tesla has put almost 30,000 on review electric cars Model X from the market due to an issue with the airbags. This system could present problems, so the company has decided to remove the vehicle momentarily to give it a solution.
“Tesla has issued a recall for 29,348 Model X vehicles because their airbag could deploy incorrectly in some situations.. This recall affects 2021-2023 Model X cars built for customers in the US.”, reports Engadget.
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The problem could occur during some events where the impact would not be serious. “According to him withdrawal notice (PDF) published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), calibration of the restraint control module in those specific vehicles could cause the front passenger airbag to deploy ‘in an undesired configuration during certain low-speed collision events’”, adds the medium.
This defect could affect minors under specific conditions. “While the notice did not illustrate the ‘unwanted configuration’ of the airbag, it did say that would result in a violation of the law when a child between the ages of three and six years sits in the front passenger seat without a seat belt and out of position”, adds the portal.
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Although there are no reports of accidents due to this malfunction, Tesla’s shares took a hit. “Reuters notes that Tesla shares fell 3 percent after the recall was postedwhich led to its lowest level in almost two years, but it is worth noting that The company says it is not aware of any “warranty claims, field reports, accidents, injuries or deaths related to this condition.””, indicates.
Although Tesla has decided to temporarily withdraw these vehicles, those who have only one must update the firmware when the company releases the patch. “Owners don’t have to turn in their vehicles or go anywhere to get them fixed. The issue can be fixed via an over-the-air firmware update, which the automaker will roll out to all affected vehicles.”, he concludes.