Tesla recalls 53,000 vehicles built in 2016 over faulty parking brake

Fault within parking brake gearing could affect battery-driven vehicles made between February and October 2016Tesla is voluntarily recalling 53,000 of its Model S and Model X electric cars after a fault was found with one of the braking systems used in both vehicles.The recall affects cars sold worldwide, built from February and October 2016. The fault can cause the parking brake to lock up and prevent the vehicles from moving. Tesla says while it wants to inspect them all, less than 5% of the recalled cars may be affected. Continue reading...

Tesla recalls 53,000 vehicles built in 2016 over faulty parking brake

Quality and reliability problems continue to plague the electric car maker.

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Arstechnica

Tesla recalls 53K cars over parking brake gear

Fri 21 Apr 17 from USA today

Tesla recalls 53,000 Model S and Model X electric cars over brake issue

Fault within parking brake gearing could affect battery-driven vehicles made between February and October 2016Tesla is voluntarily recalling 53,000 of its Model S and Model X electric cars after ...

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Guardian.co.uk

Tesla recalls 53,000 cars over brake issue

Some Model X and Model S vehicles are affected, but there have been no reports of accidents.

Fri 21 Apr 17 from BBC Technology

Tesla recalls 53,000 cars for parking break defect

Tesla is recalling 53,000 2016 Model S and X cars to address a manufacturing defect that could affect the parking break. The firm believes only 5% of the vehicles could be affected. ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Daily Mail

Tesla is recalling 53,000 vehicles due to electric parking brake issue

Tesla on Thursday said it recently discovered a potential manufacturing issue with the electric parking brakes installed on select Model S sedans and Model X crossovers that might prevent the ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Techspot

Tesla recalls 53,000 vehicles for potential parking brake issue

Tesla is recalling 53,000 of its Model X and Model S vehicles built between February and October 2016. Some of these might have a manufacturing flaw that prevents the electronic parking ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from Engadget

Tesla recalls 53,000 Model S, Model X cars for stuck parking brakes - Roadshow

A gear prone to fracture may cause some cars to stay in Park, even if an owner tries to shift into Drive or Reverse.

Thu 20 Apr 17 from CNET Cutting Edge

Tesla voluntarily recalls around 53K 2016 Model S and Model X vehicles

 Tesla is issuing a voluntary recall for Model S and Model X vehicles made between February 2016 and October 2016, for a potential manufacturing issue with the parking brake on those cars ...

Thu 20 Apr 17 from TechCrunch

Tesla recall 53,000 cars over faulty parking brakes

Tesla has recalled 53,000 Model S and Model X cars over a manufacturing fault with parking brakes.

Fri 21 Apr 17 from Techradar

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