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Tesla is recalling 26,681 automobiles over faulty windshield defroster software program which will cut back visibility, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Wednesday.
The recall applies to some 2021-22 Mannequin 3, Mannequin S, Mannequin X and 2020-22 Mannequin Y automobiles. A software program error could cause “a valve within the warmth pump to open unintentionally and entice the refrigerant contained in the evaporator,” inflicting lowered visibility and decreased defroster efficiency.
The difficulty might enhance the chance of crash and fails to adjust to federal necessities, the NHTSA mentioned.
Tesla is providing house owners free over-the-air software program updates in response to the recall. Notification letters will probably be despatched to house owners on April 1.
The corporate final week recalled over 800,000 vehicles for a seatbelt chime concern. In December, it recalled 475,000 cars to handle rearview digicam and trunk points.