Tesla Issues Recall For 90,000 Vehicles Due To Possible Seatbelt Defect
If you own a Model S car, Tesla is looking for you right now. In fact, Tesla has announced that it is recalling its entire fleet of Model S vehicles as a safety precaution due to some concerns regarding its seat belt.Advertisement
According to Tesla, the car maker found one Model S car in Europe that had problems when it came to the seat belt. Specifically, the company said that it was not properly connected to the outboard lap pretensioner. In the event of a crash, this would mean that the driver and front passenger would not have full protection. Luckily, for the owner of the said vehicle, the said car has not been involved in crashes or accidents recently.
Tesla said it had inspected more than 3,000 Model S vehicles since and has found no issues when it came to seat belts. However, the company says it is taking both “proactive and precautionary” by checking every single Model S to ensure that they do not have seat belt concerns. According to Reuters, that amounts to as much as 90,000 Model S produced by Tesla.
Upon bringing the vehicle to a service center for inspection, Tesla technicians will check the front seat belts of the Model S to make sure they are properly connected. Note that are there absolutely no concerns with the car model’s rear seat belts. Meanwhile, the said inspection will reportedly take around 15 minutes and car owners can schedule their inspection or simply do a walk-in.
Car owners can call the Tesla service team at (844) 248-3752 regarding the Model S inspection.