2019 Tesla Model 3

These recalls apply to the make, model, and year of your car – and should be fixed as soon as possible.

12 Recalls for 2019 Tesla Model 3

Recall Date Component Summary
April 18, 2022 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2018-2022 Model 3 Performance vehicles. The unit of speed (mph or km/h) may fail to display on the speedometer while in Track Mode. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, “Control and Displays.”

Remedy:

Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 6, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-00-008.

April 12, 2022 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS:EXTERNAL/PEDESTRIAN ALERT

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Model Y, Model X, Model S, and 2017-2022 Model 3 vehicles. The Boombox function allows sounds to be played through an external speaker while the vehicle is in motion, which may obscure the Pedestrian Warning System (PWS) sounds. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 141, “Minimum Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles.”

Remedy:

Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update that will disable the Boombox functionality when the vehicle is in Drive, Neutral and Reverse modes, including Summon and Smart Summon, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 6, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-00-003. Note: This recall supersedes recall 22V-063. Vehicles configured with Summon or Smart Summon and already remedied under 22V-063 will need to have the new remedy software installed.

March 18, 2022 BACK OVER PREVENTION:DISPLAY FUNCTION

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Model S, Model X, and 2017-2020 Model 3 vehicles equipped with Autopilot Computer 2.5 and operating certain firmware releases. The rearview image may not immediately display when the vehicle begins to reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, “Rear Visibility.”

Remedy:

Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 17, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-00-004.

February 4, 2022 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS:EXTERNAL/PEDESTRIAN ALERT

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Model S, Model X, Model Y, and 2017-2022 Model 3 vehicles. The Boombox function allows sounds to be played through an external speaker while the vehicle is in motion, which may obscure the Pedestrian Warning System (PWS) sounds. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 141, “Minimum Sound Requirements for Hybrid and Electric Vehicles.”

Remedy:

Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update that will disable the Boombox functionality when the vehicle is in Drive, Neutral and Reverse modes, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 5, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-00-003.

February 1, 2022 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE | SEAT BELTS:FRONT

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Model S and Model X, 2017-2022 Model 3, and 2020-2022 Model Y vehicles. The audible chime may not activate when the vehicle starts and the driver has not buckled their seat belt. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

Remedy:

Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 1, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-00-002.

January 27, 2022 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:AUTONOMOUS/SELF DRIVING:SOFTWARE

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2016-2022 Model S and Model X, 2017-2022 Model 3, and 2020-2022 Model Y vehicles. The “rolling stop” functionality available as part of the Full Self-Driving (Beta) software may allow the vehicle to travel through an all-way stop intersection without first coming to a stop.

Remedy:

Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update that disables the “rolling stop” functionality, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed March 28, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-00-001.

December 21, 2021 BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK | VISIBILITY:REARVIEW MIRRORS/DEVICES:INTERIOR

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.

October 10, 2019 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2019 Tesla Model 3 vehicles. The driver-side sun visor may not have the required air bag warning information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

Remedy:

Tesla will notify owners, and Tesla Service Centers will inspect the visor and replace it, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 6, 2019. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-19-15-003.

October 29, 2021 FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE:SOFTWARE

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2017-2021 Model S, Model 3, Model X, and 2020-2021 Model Y vehicles operating software version 2021.36.5.2. A communication error may cause false forward-collision warning (FCW) or unexpected activation of the automatic emergency brake (AEB) system.

Remedy:

Tesla Service has released an over the air (OTA) software update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 28, 2021. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-21-00-004.

October 25, 2021 SUSPENSION:CRITICAL FASTENERS | SUSPENSION:FRONT

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Model Y and 2019-2021 Model 3 vehicles. The front suspension lateral link fasteners may loosen, allowing the lateral link to separate from the sub-frame.

Remedy:

Tesla Service will tighten or replace the lateral link fasteners as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 24, 2021. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-21-31-003.

May 25, 2021 SEAT BELTS | SEAT BELTS:CRITICAL FASTENERS

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Model 3 and 2019-2021 Model Y vehicles. One or both fasteners that secure the front seat shoulder belt to the b-pillar may not be properly attached.

Remedy:

Tesla Service will inspect and repair both fasteners if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed July 23, 2021. Owners may contact Tesla customer service online by visiting www.tesla.com/support/contact or by calling 1-877-79-TESLA (or 1-877-798-3752). Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-21-20-001.

May 25, 2021 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:CRITICAL FASTENERS | SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:FOUNDATION COMPONENTS:DISC:CALIPER

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Model 3 and 2020-2021 Model Y vehicles. The brake caliper bolts may be loose, allowing the brake caliper to separate and contact the wheel rim.

Remedy:

Tesla Service will inspect and tighten, or replace the caliper bolts as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed July 23, 2021. Owners may contact Tesla customer service online by visiting www.tesla.com/support/contact or by calling 1-877-79-TESLA (or 1-877-798-3752). Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-21-33-002.

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106 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2019 Tesla Model 3

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Date Component  
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11415929
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11413583
SEAT BELTS | SEATS | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11414073
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11406110
LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST | LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION
ODI Number: 11407323
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11403465
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11403598
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11398627
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11397998
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11398325
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11395813
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11386886
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11388392
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11387213
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11388792
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11388791
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11383151
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 11384253
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11376496
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11375795
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11375611
TIRES
ODI Number: 11373391
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11365739
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11372879
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11372471
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11365480
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11366782
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11366741
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11364728
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11364724
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11363121
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11360315
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11360583
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11360690
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11353340
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11352037
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11348712
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11340532
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11330280
TIRES | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11331229
AIR BAGS
ODI Number: 11329040
STEERING
ODI Number: 11324679
STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY
ODI Number: 11320507
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11319735
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11317593
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11311865
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11312242
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11316578
POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11309205
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11310222
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11311508
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11310147
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES | STEERING
ODI Number: 11308965
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11308563
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11306419
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11307548
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11300571
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11300892
UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11300383
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | STRUCTURE:BODY | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11302321
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11300645
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STEERING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11302656
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | STRUCTURE:BODY | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11300620
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11300618
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11301680
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11300075
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11297939
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11300156
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11300124
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11300120
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11300266
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11292014
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11290901
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11296775
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11290459
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11282996
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11282993
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11282556
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11279755
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11246682
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11246677
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11252811
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11245632
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11245784
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | STEERING
ODI Number: 11243132
AIR BAGS | STEERING | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11241215
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11278441
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11278439
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11278435
SERVICE BRAKES | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11278152
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11277719
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11265452
SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11266831
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11266082
AIR BAGS | STRUCTURE:BODY | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11267131
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11266187
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11258253
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11206931
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11205764
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11202630
SERVICE BRAKES | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11231846
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11228522
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11229342
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11221856
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11349600
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11398300
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56 Investigations for 2019 Tesla Model 3

Date Opened Date Closed Component  
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:BELL HOUSING
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:BANJO HOUSING
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT:SEAL
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:PARK/NEUTRAL START INTERLOCK SWITCH
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:COOLING UNIT AND LINES
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:CYBERSECURITY
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CABLES
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:ACCELERATOR PEDAL
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:COLUMN SHIFT ASSEMBLY
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:UNIVERSAL JOINT
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CONSTANT VELOCITY JOINT
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:CENTER SUPPORT BEARING
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY
POWER TRAIN:AXLE HUBS
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY:AXLE SHAFT
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:COLUMN SHIFT
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:CONTROL MODULE (TCM, PCM)
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:INTERIOR/UNDER DASH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:ANTI-THEFT:CONTROL MODULE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INTEGRATED TRAILER BRAKE CONTROL
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:SPRINGS
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:LINKAGES
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL:CRUISE CONTROL
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FRONT UNDERHOOD
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
POWER TRAIN:TRANSFER CASE (4-WHEEL DRIVE)
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:LUBRICANT
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DIFFERENTIAL UNIT
POWER TRAIN:CLUTCH ASSEMBLY:PEDAL/HAND LEVER(MOTORCYCLE)
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:LEVER AND LINKAGE:FLOOR SHIFT
POWER TRAIN:AXLE ASSEMBLY
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:SOLENOID
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ALTERNATOR/GENERATOR/REGULATOR
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:GEAR POSITION INDICATION (PRNDL)
POWER TRAIN
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING:FUSES AND CIRCUIT BREAKERS
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING: REAR COMPARTMENT/TRUNK
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:MODULE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY:CABLES
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: INSTRUMENT CLUSTER/PANEL
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:SHIFT PATTERN INDICATOR
POWER TRAIN:MANUAL TRANSMISSION:FLOOR SHIFT ASSEMBLY
POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY:RELAY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:STARTER ASSEMBLY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:PROPULSION SYSTEM:TRACTION BATTERY
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION:SWITCH
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:IGNITION
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52 Service Alerts for 2019 Tesla Model 3

Date Description
December 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some Model 3 driver and front passenger seat electrical harnesses might get damaged from repeated fore and aft adjustments to the seat, which will trigger a restraint system alert.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 8, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some Model 3 driver and front passenger seat electrical harnesses might get damaged from repeated fore and aft adjustments to the seat, which will trigger a restraint system alert.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 8, 2021 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some Model 3 driver and front passenger seat electrical harnesses might get damaged from repeated fore and aft adjustments to the seat, which will trigger a restraint system alert.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 8, 2021 140000 AIR BAGS

Some Model 3 driver and front passenger seat electrical harnesses might get damaged from repeated fore and aft adjustments to the seat, which will trigger a restraint system alert.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 2, 2021 010000 STEERING

On certain Model 3, Model Y, and Model X vehicles, there may be a water ingress path to both front upper control arm ball joints that, over time, could possibly lead to surface corrosion of these ball joints. This may result in a creaking s

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 2, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

On certain Model 3, Model Y, and Model X vehicles, there may be a water ingress path to both front upper control arm ball joints that, over time, could possibly lead to surface corrosion of these ball joints. This may result in a creaking s

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 1, 2021 020000 SUSPENSION

On certain Model 3, Model Y, and Model X vehicles, there may be a water ingress path to both front upper control arm ball joints that, over time, could possibly lead to surface corrosion of these ball joints. This may result in a creaking s

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 7, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some Model 3 vehicles were manufactured with triple camera windshield brackets that were not properly secured to the windshield. Autopilot is designed to deactivate if errors occur, but as a precaution, Autopilot features have been disabled

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 3, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

On certain Model 3 vehicles, an open electrical circuit or short to ground near connectors X950 or X952 may display a restart alert on the touchscreen, or prevent the vehicle from starting altogether.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 3, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On certain Model 3 vehicles, an open electrical circuit or short to ground near connectors X950 or X952 may display a restart alert on the touchscreen, or prevent the vehicle from starting altogether.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 22, 2020 050000 PARKING BRAKE

Certain Model 3 vehicles may have sustained damage to the Electric Park Brake (EPB) housing during the vehicle assembly process.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

December 22, 2020 054000 PARKING BRAKE:ELECTRICAL

Certain Model 3 vehicles may have sustained damage to the Electric Park Brake (EPB) housing during the vehicle assembly process.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 21, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On some Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, the Occupant Classification System (OCS) signal might be affected by electrical interference in the seat harness, causing the airbag indicator to display on the touchscreen.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

September 21, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

On some Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, the Occupant Classification System (OCS) signal might be affected by electrical interference in the seat harness, causing the airbag indicator to display on the touchscreen.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 14, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Certain Model 3 high voltage batteries may not have a sufficient quantity of bolts for the contactor DC link busbars, which may prevent the vehicle from charging or powering properly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

July 14, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Certain Model 3 high voltage batteries may not have a sufficient quantity of bolts for the contactor DC link busbars, which may prevent the vehicle from charging or powering properly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 9, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Some Model 3 and Model Y vehicles might have a charge port door that is overflush (protrudes in comparison) to the LH taillight assembly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

June 9, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some Model 3 and Model Y vehicles might have a charge port door that is overflush (protrudes in comparison) to the LH taillight assembly.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 28, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On some Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, the Occupant Classification System (OCS) signal might be affected by electrical interference in the seat harness, causing the airbag indicator to display on the touchscreen.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

April 28, 2020 140000 AIR BAGS

On some Model 3 and Model Y vehicles, the Occupant Classification System (OCS) signal might be affected by electrical interference in the seat harness, causing the airbag indicator to display on the touchscreen.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 29, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On certain Model 3 vehicles, an open electrical circuit or short to ground near connectors X950 or X952 may display a restart alert on the touchscreen, or prevent the vehicle from starting altogether.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

October 29, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

On certain Model 3 vehicles, an open electrical circuit or short to ground near connectors X950 or X952 may display a restart alert on the touchscreen, or prevent the vehicle from starting altogether.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 2, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

When some Autopilot HW2 and HW2.5 Model S, Model X, and Model 3 vehicles are near airport ASR-9 radar antennae, the vehicle cameras might be affected by electromagnetic interference, and Autopilot/camera alerts might be displayed.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 2, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

When some Autopilot HW2 and HW2.5 Model S, Model X, and Model 3 vehicles are near airport ASR-9 radar antennae, the vehicle cameras might be affected by electromagnetic interference, and Autopilot/camera alerts might be displayed.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

January 2, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

When some Autopilot HW2 and HW2.5 Model S, Model X, and Model 3 vehicles are near airport ASR-9 radar antennae, the vehicle cameras might be affected by electromagnetic interference, and Autopilot/camera alerts might be displayed.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 25, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some Model 3 vehicles were manufactured with charge port latch actuators that could allow ice to build up and prevent insertion or removal of the charge handle from the charge port.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

November 21, 2019 353000 EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL

Some Model 3 vehicles were manufactured with charge port latch actuators that could allow ice to build up and prevent insertion or removal of the charge handle from the charge port.

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 17, 2020 130000 VISIBILITY

On some Model S, Model X, and Model 3 vehicles, condensation might build up inside of the B-pillar applique, potentially obscuring the B-pillar camera. This condition might cause some Autopilot features to be temporarily unavailable until t

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 17, 2020 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

On some Model S, Model X, and Model 3 vehicles, condensation might build up inside of the B-pillar applique, potentially obscuring the B-pillar camera. This condition might cause some Autopilot features to be temporarily unavailable until t

Click to view a copy of the full alert on NHTSA's website (select "Manufacturer Communication")

March 17, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

On some Model S, Model X, and Model 3 vehicles, condensation might build up inside of the B-pillar applique, potentially obscuring the B-pillar camera. This condition might cause some Autopilot features to be temporarily unavailable until t

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March 17, 2020 270000 LANE DEPARTURE

On some Model S, Model X, and Model 3 vehicles, condensation might build up inside of the B-pillar applique, potentially obscuring the B-pillar camera. This condition might cause some Autopilot features to be temporarily unavailable until t

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March 10, 2020 022000 SUSPENSION:REAR

On some Model 3 vehicles, the LH and/or RH rear damper top mount bolts were not fastened according to internal specifications and may create noise, vibration, and harshness.

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March 10, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

On some Model 3 vehicles, the LH and/or RH rear damper top mount bolts were not fastened according to internal specifications and may create noise, vibration, and harshness.

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March 10, 2020 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

On some Model 3 vehicles, the LH and/or RH rear damper top mount bolts were not fastened according to internal specifications and may create noise, vibration, and harshness.

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December 30, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On some Model 3 vehicles, the Occupant Classification System (OCS) signal might be affected by electrical interference in the seat harness, causing the airbag indicator to display on the touchscreen.

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December 30, 2019 140000 AIR BAGS

On some Model 3 vehicles, the Occupant Classification System (OCS) signal might be affected by electrical interference in the seat harness, causing the airbag indicator to display on the touchscreen.

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December 30, 2019 220000 SEATS

On some Model 3 vehicles, the Occupant Classification System (OCS) signal might be affected by electrical interference in the seat harness, causing the airbag indicator to display on the touchscreen.

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October 9, 2019 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Some Model 3 vehicles were manufactured without labels on the driver sun visor.

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October 3, 2019 120000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Certain Model 3 vehicles ordered with front fog lights were delivered without the front fog lights.

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February 14, 2020 160000 STRUCTURE

Some Model 3 vehicles were built without butyl patches on the LH and RH front 1st row floor panels. Consequently, the sound of normal body flexing is heard and is not dampened.

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February 11, 2020 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Certain Model 3, Model S, and Model X vehicles were equipped with 2nd generation Universal Mobile Connector (UMC) inline units having a proximity circuit resistor that is out of specification. This resistor within the affected UMC inline un

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February 11, 2020 350000 EQUIPMENT

Certain Model 3, Model S, and Model X vehicles were equipped with 2nd generation Universal Mobile Connector (UMC) inline units having a proximity circuit resistor that is out of specification. This resistor within the affected UMC inline un

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September 25, 2019 160000 STRUCTURE

On some Model 3 vehicles, the front and/or mid aero shield panels might be missing.

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April 5, 2019 161000 STRUCTURE:FRAME AND MEMBERS

Certain Model 3 vehicles were manufactured with incorrect information on the statutory plate near the base of the driver side B-pillar.

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April 5, 2019 162000 STRUCTURE:BODY

Certain Model 3 vehicles were manufactured with incorrect information on the statutory plate near the base of the driver side B-pillar.

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April 5, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Certain Model 3 vehicles were manufactured with incorrect information on the statutory plate near the base of the driver side B-pillar.

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July 24, 2019 220000 SEATS

The design tolerance of some 1st row seat lift link pivot bolts might be such that the seat slightly rocks while in use. The rocking does not affect vehicle drivability or safety.

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July 24, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

The design tolerance of some 1st row seat lift link pivot bolts might be such that the seat slightly rocks while in use. The rocking does not affect vehicle drivability or safety.

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July 24, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

The design tolerance of some 1st row seat lift link pivot bolts might be such that the seat slightly rocks while in use. The rocking does not affect vehicle drivability or safety.

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July 17, 2019 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

The HV battery on some Model 3 vehicles might produce a subtle “thunk” noise when ascending or descending a mountain, or during Supercharging in colder climates. The “thunk” noise occurs when the air pressure outside the battery is differen

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February 28, 2019 355100 EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS

Certain Model 3 vehicles were manufactured with incorrect regulatory labeling near the base of the driver side B-pillar.

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February 13, 2019 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Debris on the fixture used to mate HV battery clamshells might have damaged a cell during assembly, which could reduce range or limit charging.

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