• Recalls
  • Recalls: Ford, Tesla (2)

    Recalls: Ford, Tesla (2)

    FORD 

     

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V986000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components POWER TRAIN, STRUCTURE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 184,698

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021-2022 F-150 vehicles. Underbody heat and noise insulators may loosen and contact the aluminum driveshaft, which could damage the driveshaft and cause it to fracture.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and repair the driveshaft as necessary, and properly attach the underbody insulators, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 31, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21S56.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report


    TESLA (2) 

     

    #1:

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V00B000
    • Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
    • Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 119,009

    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2014-2021 Model S vehicles. The front trunk latch assembly may be misaligned, preventing the secondary hood latch from engaging. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 113, "Hood Latch System."

    Remedy

    Tesla Service will inspect and reposition the latch assembly as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 18, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-21-11-003.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Noncompliance Notice 573 Report

     

    #2:

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V00D000
    • Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, VISIBILITY, BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 356,309

    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling all 2017-2020 Model 3 vehicles. The rearview camera cable harness may be damaged by the opening and closing of the trunk lid, preventing the rearview camera image from displaying.

    Remedy

    Tesla Service will inspect and install a guide protector and new cable harness as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 18, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-21-17-008.

    Notes

    Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report