Safety Ratings

Safety Ratings data is not currently available for the 2013 Tesla Motors Model S 4dr Sdn.

Recalls

US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 13V249000
Mfg's Report Date: JUN 14, 2013
Component: SEATS
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 1,228


Summary:
Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain model year 2013 Model S electric vehicles manufactured May 10, 2013, through June 8, 2013. An improper method for aligning the left hand seat back striker to the bracket may have weakened the weld between the bracket and the frame of the vehicle.

Consequence:
In the event of a crash, the left hand seat back may not stay mounted, increasing the risk of injury to passengers.

Remedy:
Tesla will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left hand second row strikers. Tesla will add additional mounting hardware to ensure a proper joint between the bracket and the frame, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Tesla at 1-650-681-5000.

Notes:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov.

Disclaimer

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Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)


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