September 27, 2022

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Tesla recalls 475,000 Model 3, S sedans for faulty rearview camera wiring

Tesla is recalling a lot more than 475,000 Model 3 and Model S sedans to deal with a defect that can induce the rearview digital camera to halt working, the National Highway Visitors Safety Administration declared Tuesday. The marketing campaign addresses 2017-2020 Model 3s (symbolizing just about 360,000 units) with an unspecified array of Model S output (NHTSA documentation appears to be incomplete as of the time of publication) building up the remaining ~one hundred fifteen,000 units. 

Over time, use of the trunk lid can put on the wiring harness which contains the cable that carries sign from the rearview digital camera to Tesla’s key control and infotainment display screen. People may possibly recognize intermittent concerns with the digital camera screen prior to it fails totally.

“The Model 3 trunk harness is outfitted with a reliable main coaxial cable that provides the rearview digital camera feed for visibility on the center screen,” Tesla stated in its remember report to NHTSA. “The coaxial cable is affixed to a harness on the trunk lid and extends or folds as the trunk opens and closes. When the trunk is in a shut point out, the harness folds and may possibly practical experience a restricted bend radius, stressing the main of the cable.”

“Over time, repeated opening and closing of the trunk lid may possibly induce excessive put on to the coaxial cable. If the put on will cause the main of the coaxial cable to different, the rearview digital camera feed is not seen on the center screen,” it stated. 

Tesla states it mail notices to proprietors to deal with the remember by mid-February.

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