Tesla is recalling about 48,000 Model 3 Performance vehicles in the United States because they may not display the speedometer in “Track Mode,” documents released yesterday show.
The recall affects vehicles manufactured between 2018 and 2022. Tesla will perform an over-the-air software update to fix the issue. Tesla said a firmware update released in December unintentionally removed the speed unit from the user interface.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said the vehicles don’t meet a federal motor vehicle safety standard and if drivers aren’t aware of how fast they’re going, it could increase the risk of an accident.
Over the past year, Tesla has issued other recalls, including some under pressure from the NHTSA. Tesla is also recalling a 2022 Model X vehicle because the second-row seat did not have a bracket installed.
Tesla conducted a total of 10 recalls in 2022, covering 2.1 million vehicles, NHTSA said, but some vehicles are covered by more than one campaign. That’s the second-highest number of recalled vehicles this year, behind Ford Motor.
https://www.independent.ie/business/world/tesla-starts-tenth-recall-of-cars-this-year-41601757.html Tesla is starting its 10th car recall this year