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Reminds of more than 9,500 models X and Y due to a possible roof detachment

The American company announced the recall of approximately 9,500 Model X and Y vehicles due to problems with loose bolts and crown moldings that could separate while driving.

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Reminds of more than 9,500 models X and Y due to a possible roof detachment
Reminds of more than 9,500 models X and Y due to a possible roof detachment

According to the National Road Safety AuthorityThe larger of the two recalls affects 9,136 vehicles Model X 2016.

To do this, the electric vehicle company will take 9,136 cars out of circulation Model X. made between the years 2015 Y. 2016It is also detailed that the ceiling application could be placed without the required fixation. However, the NHTSA said the cosmetic part of the front roof and back of the vehicle could be installed without using the primer, so it could be removed when it’s in motion.

according to Reutersthe electric car manufacturer said in documents to the NHTSA that would investigate the cause and frequency of the situation. In the event that the cosmetic should fly out of the car while driving, as this could harm the drivers behind the car.

The manufacturer plans to remove the vehicles and test them if these tests fail. Tesla mentioned the primer will be applied to fix the problem.

The second recall is from Y 401 vehicles targeting the loose bolts in the vehicle’s upper wishbone and steering knuckle. The NHTSA observed that it might separate the arm part from the ankle.

Tesla made it clear that it intends to recall these vehicles for testing, in addition to exchanging defective parts for free.

Last week, a video surfaced on Chinese social networks showing that the roof of a Tesla “Model S” separates in the middle of a street, but the exact location of the events is unknown.

Given this situation, the company made it clear on its Weibo account that the roof of this car had been replaced with a third-party mechanical service and that the case is under investigation.

To know more: if you have a Tesla Model X, you need to send it in for review: PROFECO

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