While Tesla is no stranger to issuing recalls, almost every recall over the last two years required nothing more than a software update. However, this week, Tesla confirmed a physical recall on nearly 24,000 Model 3 vehicles between 2017 and 2022 due to a seat belt issue.
For those keeping track, this is the second actual physical fix in 2022, following the Model Y bumper problem over the summer. This week, Reuters confirmed that Tesla had shared details on a situation involving nearly 24,000 Model 3 vehicles and repair jobs that weren’t up to Tesla’s standards.
According to Tesla and the NHTSA, following vehicle servicing, the second-row left seat belt buckle and center seat belt anchor may be loose. Here’s what the company had to say about the voluntary recall:
“Servicing certain components in Model 3 vehicles requires disassembly of the second-row left seat belt buckle and center seat belt anchor, both of which are fastened with the same bolt. Both components may have been incorrectly reassembled after disassembly during a service action.”
However, it’s important to remember that while Tesla added over 24,000 vehicles…
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