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Here's why Tesla is recalling 11,000 Model X SUVs

Tesla said about 3% of the recalled vehicles may have faulty locking mechanism in their rear seats

Reuters 

Electric carmaker Tesla Inc is recalling 11,000 Model X sport utility vehicles worldwide due to a faulty locking mechanism in their rear seats that raises the risk of the seats falling forward in a crash. Tesla said on Thursday a small number of cables in the second row fold-flat seats in some Model X vehicles, manufactured between October 28, 2016 and August 16, 2017, may need to be adjusted to fix the issue. The company, which is led by Elon Musk, said about 3 per cent of the recalled vehicles may have the issue, which was detected during internal testing. Tesla said it ...

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 10:06 IST
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