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Tesla’s Voluntary Recall For 123,000 Early Model S Sedans Due To Bosch-Supplied Power-Steering Bolts

March 30th, 2018 | by James Ayre

Tesla has issued a new voluntary recall for around 123,000 Model S sedans -- those built before April 2016 -- due to complaints from some owners about corrosion of power-steering bolts when exposed regularly to calcium or magnesium road salts (used in some cold climates to melt snow and ice on roadways). We noted this earlier today, but we didn't highlight that these bolts don't come from any old supplier — they come from Bosch


Tesla: More Stores, Broken Bolts, & A Big Model 3 Production Push

March 30th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla is facing an existential crisis this weekend as it races to meet its goal of building 2,500 Model 3 sedans a week by the end of the first quarter. In New York, a new bill would allow it to open 20 more stores and the company is recalling 123,000 Model S sedans for broken power steering bolts.


When Tesla Journalists Smoke Crack, Volume 23,565

April 24th, 2017 | by Guest Contributor

The Street decided that Tesla’s innocuous third-party recall regarding a parking brake component should be billed as one of the biggest automotive blunders of all time. And they figured the best way to illustrate the story, is, of course, a Tesla pop-up store


Tesla Voluntarily Recalling 53,000 Model S & Model X Vehicles Due To Potential Parking Brake Issue

April 20th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

The ludicrous acceleration of a Tesla is one thing, but you also need solid brakes to go the other way — and parking brakes, for keeping put on a hill or steep driveway. Regarding the latter, Tesla is voluntarily recalling 53,000 Model S and Model X vehicles over a potential issue with the parking brake that could prevent it from releasing. In other words, it's not a dramatic issue, but it does entail a fairly large recall



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