In documents released Thursday by US security regulators, Tesla reported that the automatic window system may not respond correctly after detecting an obstacle, that is, re-opening the window.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said the defect violates federal safety standards for power windows. Tesla assured that an online update of software for the vehicles involved would resolve the issue.
The recall covers some 2017 to 2022 Model 3 sedans and some 2020 and 2021 Model Y SUVs. This also includes some 2021 and 2022 Model S sedans and Model X SUVs.
Tesla reported that it discovered the problem during production tests in August. Owners will be notified by letter starting November 15. The company says in the documents that the vehicles which were in production received the software update from September 13.
Tesla said that by September 16 Not aware of any warranty or injury claims due to the problemAccording to the documents.