Tesla is recalling 16,000 the cars: Bolts can rust

An error related to the power steering, which makes the servo function can potentially stop functioning, you've got Tesla to revoke 14.193 cars in the UNITED s

Tesla is recalling 16,000 the cars: Bolts can rust

An error related to the power steering, which makes the servo function can potentially stop functioning, you've got Tesla to revoke 14.193 cars in the UNITED s

Ann McDonald
Ann McDonald
13 February 2020 Thursday 16:00
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Tesla is recalling 16,000 the cars: Bolts can rust

An error related to the power steering, which makes the servo function can potentially stop functioning, you've got Tesla to revoke 14.193 cars in the UNITED states, 843 cars in Canada, as well as 1000 cars in Norway.

It writes Reuters and TV2.no.

the Reason is, according to both the american to The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) and canadian Transport Canada, to the aluminiumsbolte that secure the fan to the electrical power steering can corrode and crack, which can reduce or completely remove servoens effect.

the Recall applies according to Reuters, copies of the big SUV Model X, which has been built before October 2016.

In march 2018 revoked Tesla 123.000 copies of the Model S for a similar problem with aluminiumsbolte.

According to the NHTSA the error can make the steering heavy, but that is according to the authority not any known incidents or injuries that can be associated with the recall of the Model X-cars.

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Tesla stresses that the well can run on its Model X, although the bug is not yet fixed, and the company reports that they will contact owners of the affected cars to arrange for the replacement of the bolts when the parts are ready.

Tesla in Norway says to TV2.no, they're waiting, that the parts are ready, so the bolts can be replaced.

Furthermore, the american elbilfirma, that it will also apply a korrisionsforebyggende seals in the affected Model X-cars to ensure that cars in the future can be used in cold climate.

Since Tesla revoke 123.000 Model S-copies the problem was that the bolts, which were made by the German supplier Bosch, could start to rust when they come into contact with road salt in cold temperatures.

- We have observed widespread rust in the bolts in the steering. However, only in very cold climates - especially where there are regularly used calcium - or magnesium-covered surfaces, road salt instead of sodium chloride (table salt), wrote Tesla at the time in an email to customers.

For Ekstra Bladet informs Maria Lantz, who is head of press for Tesla in Denmark, Sweden and Finland, to 57 copies of the Model X sold in Denmark to be revoked, when the parts are in stock, and that the owners here will get the message.

Tesla make this campaign preventive, and it is of course free of charge to customers. We have no cases reported from owners. It is safe to continue to run in the car until the repair. The car's steering is not affected. Only servoen, which above all makes maneuvering in the cramped space and parking easier, can be affected, informs she is in a email response.

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Updated: 13.02.2020 16:00
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