Find the latest automotive news and curious facts about new cars and novelties of the automotive industry. Share your thoughts and relevant information with other car enthusiasts following this car blog!
понедельник, 7 мая 2018 г.
Tesla Blames Bosch for Model S Recall
Tesla has issued a voluntary recall for around 123,000 early made Model Ssedans due to complaints from some owners about corroding power-steering bolts that are exposed regularly to calcium or magnesium road salts. These salts are used in cold climates usually.
The recall announcement noted that there have been no accidents or injuries caused by this problem, and the recall was issued as a precautionary measure. The voluntary recall relates to Model S sedans that were manufactured previous to April 2016. Model S sedans manufactured after this date seem to be unaffected. The bolts, that were manufactured by German supplier Bosch, can corrode after contacting in cold weather with road salt. Some Tesla owners complained about this on online forums. Read more...