Tesla is recalling over 4,700 Mannequin X in China attributable to a difficulty that might have an effect on braking efficiency. Much like most Tesla recollects, the problem could be addressed by an over-the-air software program replace.
The recall impacts a complete of 4,787 Mannequin X automobiles that had been produced between October 13, 2021 and September 28, 2023. As per an announcement on the web site of China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), affected Mannequin X automobiles could fail to alert drivers when their brake fluid stage is low.
As per the SAMR announcement, the problem might result in decreased braking efficiency on affected Mannequin X automobiles. In excessive circumstances, affected automobiles might see an elevated crash danger.
To deal with the problem, Tesla will roll out software program model 2023.32.9 or later to affected automobiles, which ought to right the problem. This manner, the affected Mannequin X automobiles would be capable to ship out correct alerts when their brake fluid ranges are low, as famous in a CNEV Publish report.
Within the uncommon case that an affected Mannequin X is unable to obtain model 2023.32.9 over-the-air, Tesla has said that it’ll contact car homeowners to schedule a service appointment. This might be achieved freed from cost.
The vast majority of Tesla’s recollects are software program updates to its fleet of automobiles. This makes them comparatively straightforward to handle, but it surely additionally leads to huge numbers of automobiles being affected in every “recall.” In Might alone, Tesla “recalled” over 1.1 million automobiles in China over a regenerative braking problem. That recall was additionally addressed by an OTA replace.
Tesla has a manufacturing unit in Shanghai that produces the Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y, however the Mannequin S and Mannequin X stay imported to China from the Fremont Manufacturing unit. The Shanghai manufacturing unit is Tesla’s largest on this planet, with an annual manufacturing capability of over 950,000 automobiles, as per Tesla’s Q3 2023 Replace Letter.
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