Tesla has issued another recall for thousands of its Model X vehicles, according to a safety issue report from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The report found that 54,676 of Tesla vehicles Model
The NHTSA Recall report An Oct. 11 report said the vehicle controls would not display a light informing the driver of a low fluid level. The result could “reduce braking performance and increase the risk of an accident.” Tesla has released a free over-the-air (OTA) software update to address the brake fluid warning and is expected to send notification letters to owners of affected vehicles on December 12th.
On September 19th of this year it was first discovered that several vehicles of the model report said. The Brakes Integration team has identified an incorrect setting in the threshold range of the controller that detects low brake fluid levels.
According to the Oct. 10 report, Tesla is not aware of any accidents, injuries or deaths attributed to the controller problem. The company released its OTA software on September 18 and said that to access the update, owners must install software version 2023.32.7 or later.
Tesla’s latest recall comes after NHTSA opened an investigation into 280,000 of the company’s 2023 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles in August. NHTSA received 12 complaints from owners claiming they lost steering control and power steering; In one case, the owner reported that “the car’s steering got stuck and slid off the road, resulting in a collision with a tree.” Reuters reported. Another complaint said the Tesla Model Y’s steering wheel “jerked sharply to the right and made a thud” while driving and an error code appeared on the screen with the message “steering assistance reduced.”
Earlier this year, Tesla also recalled 362,758 2016-2023 Model S, Model X, Model 3 and Model Y vehicles Full self-driving software issues. The safety recall report A study issued in February said vehicles with the software could violate road safety laws and cause accidents before the driver could intervene.
Tesla did not immediately respond to Gizmodo’s request for comment.