Tesla has recalled the Mannequin 3 and Mannequin Y in Australia to repair an issue with their tail lights.
“Attributable to a software program error, the hind lights on one or each side might not illuminate as meant. If this happens throughout darkish circumstances, the visitors behind can have lowered visibility and will not have the ability to determine the automobile,” Tesla says in its recall discover.
“Word: Brake lamps, reverse lamps and switch sign lamps aren’t affected by this situation and proceed to function as meant.”
“If the visitors behind is unable to determine the automobile, it might improve the chance of an accident inflicting critical harm or dying to automobile occupants and different highway customers.”
Relatively than requiring a return to the supplier, the issue could be solved with an over-the-air software program replace that house owners obtain at house.
“The software program launch that incorporates the treatment has deployed over-the-air (OTA) to all affected autos,” Tesla says.
“In case your automobile is working software program model 2022.40.100 or 2022.40.1 or later, your automobile isn’t topic to this difficulty. You’ll be able to verify your automobile’s software program model by tapping ‘Controls’ > ‘Software program’ in your touchscreen.”
- A complete of 15,914 autos are included within the recall
- The unique recall discover is hooked up right here
- A VIN checklist of affected autos is hooked up right here
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