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Tesla recalls 11000 Model X over faulty rear seats

13 October 2017

San Francisco: Tesla recalling about 11,000 Model X sport utility vehicles due to possible issues with their second-row fold-flat seats. In April 2016, around 2,700 vehicles were recalled because the carmaker said testing had revealed that the third row could slide forward during a crash.

Tesla says it has no reports of any injuries arising from the issue, and says it found the problem during internal testing.

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Tesla says that around 3 percent of Model Xs are likely to have the improperly tightened cable, but the electric auto firm wants to inspect all 11,000 vehicles built with that second-row setup.

Tesla has sent letters to its customers who buy a brand auto Model X, putting fault that must be corrected.

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The Elon Musk-founded automaker says that the Model X problem is the result of cables within the seat that have not been properly tightened.

We are emailing to inform you of a proactive action Tesla is taking to ensure your safety as a Model X owner. Tesla has promised to make all changes with the help of mobile vans, which will be home of the owner of the Model X. Any of Tesla's SUVs with single-post seats aren't affected. This can prevent the left seat from locking in an upright position and allow the seat to slide forward during a crash. Until then, the company suggests not stacking two adults in the center and behind-driver seats in the second row.

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Tesla recalls 11000 Model X over faulty rear seats