Tesla recalling 1.1M vehicles over automatic windows
Tesla is recalling more than 1 million vehicles over concerns with automatic systems for car windows that can pinch a driver or passenger and cause injury when closing.
In a letter to Tesla, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed the company’s notice that it is recalling the Tesla Model 3 for the years 2017 to 2022, the Tesla Model Y for 2020-2021 and the 2021-2022 Model S and Model X vehicles.
In those models, the automatic reversal system for windows does not adequately detect an obstruction, such as a person’s arm or hand, and can continue to roll up and injure a driver or passenger.
According to the NHTSA letter, Tesla will provide a software update free of charge.
The recall affects 1,096,762 Tesla vehicles.
Tesla is not aware of any warranty claims or injuries from the issue, according to The Associated Press.