2019 Tesla Model S

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

4 Recalls for 2019 Tesla Model S

Recall Date Component Summary
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.

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 LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES:HOOD:LATCH

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.

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.

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0 Complaints sent to the Center for Auto Safety for 2019 Tesla Model S

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12 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2019 Tesla Model S

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Date Component  
WHEELS
ODI Number: 11413078
LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST | STEERING
ODI Number: 11407482
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11343060
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11343922
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11340472
ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL | ENGINE | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11339261
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11312283
POWER TRAIN | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11307709
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11298299
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | EXTERIOR LIGHTING | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11242154
AIR BAGS | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11269912
STEERING
ODI Number: 11187433
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57 Investigations for 2019 Tesla Model S

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

Date Description
December 10, 2021 103000 POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION

Some versions of Model S and X front drive unit halfshafts might cause excessive vibrations during hard acceleration at higher ride height settings. This is exclusively an NVH issue and does not otherwise affect steering functionality, brak

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December 10, 2021 010000 STEERING

Some versions of Model S and X front drive unit halfshafts might cause excessive vibrations during hard acceleration at higher ride height settings. This is exclusively an NVH issue and does not otherwise affect steering functionality, brak

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

September 21, 2021 010000 STEERING

Some versions of Model S and X front drive unit halfshafts might cause excessive vibrations during hard acceleration at higher ride height settings. This is exclusively an NVH issue and does not otherwise affect steering functionality, brak

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

February 4, 2021 160000 STRUCTURE

The grounding path conductivity for some Model Y front body controller modules might cause the vehicle touchscreen to display an erroneous ?Hood latch sensor requires service? message. This condition will not affect any functions of the fru

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July 24, 2020 020000 SUSPENSION

Some Model S and Model X vehicles might have front stabilizer bars with improperly vulcanized bushings that make a squeak noise when driving over road imperfections.

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June 17, 2020 010000 STEERING

Some Model S and Model X vehicles might exhibit stiff steering due to corrosion at the lower steering column I-shaft U-joint.

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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.

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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")

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

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

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

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

December 10, 2019 200000 WHEELS

Older versions of the Model S and Model X LH front drive unit clevis mount contain a bushing that allows the front drive unit to move side-to-side more than expected during hard accelerations, resulting in excessive vibrations coming from t

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December 10, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

Older versions of the Model S and Model X LH front drive unit clevis mount contain a bushing that allows the front drive unit to move side-to-side more than expected during hard accelerations, resulting in excessive vibrations coming from t

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

December 10, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Older versions of the Model S and Model X LH front drive unit clevis mount contain a bushing that allows the front drive unit to move side-to-side more than expected during hard accelerations, resulting in excessive vibrations coming from t

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

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

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

June 25, 2019 100000 POWER TRAIN

Older versions of the Model S and Model X LH front drive unit clevis mount contain a bushing that allows the front drive unit to move side-to-side more than expected during hard accelerations, resulting in excessive vibrations coming from t

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

May 28, 2019 350000 EQUIPMENT

During hard acceleration, the driver might notice vibrations coming from the front of some Model S or Model X vehicles.

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May 28, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

During hard acceleration, the driver might notice vibrations coming from the front of some Model S or Model X vehicles.

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

July 12, 2019 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On certain Model S and Model X vehicles, the 2nd generation High Voltage (HV) harness between the Front Junction Box (FJB) and the front drive unit might become disconnected, which could prompt a driver alert to bring the vehicle to a safe

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

July 12, 2019 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

On certain Model S and Model X vehicles, the 2nd generation High Voltage (HV) harness between the Front Junction Box (FJB) and the front drive unit might become disconnected, which could prompt a driver alert to bring the vehicle to a safe

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

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