Tesla recalls Model S in France for a risk of opening the hood while driving

A risk of untimely opening of the hood on the road forces Tesla to recall many Model S in Europe. For more information on the recalls of its vehicle, Tesla has set up a dedicated page.

It’s an implacable statistical logic: the more cars you sell, the greater the risk that defects will multiply, as will recalls. Which also punctuate the life of a major manufacturer, of which Tesla is now a part. Indeed, the Californian brand no longer escapes this problem which can sometimes take on significant proportions and require large expenditures. Today, the recalls are therefore linked for Tesla: after the 500,000 Tesla recalled in the United States for the pedestrian warning system and the thousands of Model 3 in Chinanow Europe is concerned with S concerned.

A hood that can be opened while driving

“At high speeds, air ingress between the hood and the radiator grille causes vibration in the hood. This can lead to stress fractures along the hood latch striker and its separation from the hood, causing the hood to open. This hampers drivers’ vision, which increases the risk of an accident.” European.

LModel S produced between 2014 and 2021 are likely to be, which implies that a large number of vehicles in circulation in Europe could be recalled. To find out if your Tesla is part of the campaign, there is a dedicated page at Tesla where you must enter the serial number of your car.

Published on 04/20/2022 Updated 09/22/2022

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