2021 TESLA Model X

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

9 Recalls for 2021 TESLA Model X

Recall Date Component Summary
May 3, 2022 BACK OVER PREVENTION:DISPLAY FUNCTION | EQUIPMENT:ELECTRICAL:INFOTAINMENT:VIDEO (TOUCH)SCREEN/MONITOR/UNIT

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Model S, Model X, and 2022 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles operating certain firmware releases. The infotainment central processing unit (CPU) may overheat during the preparation or process of fast-charging, causing the CPU to lag or restart.

Remedy:

Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update that will improve CPU temperature management, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 1, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-00-009.

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.

April 8, 2022 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW:CURTAIN

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Model X vehicles. The left or right front-row side curtain air bags may not deploy as intended when the windows are lowered. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 226, “Ejection Mitigation.”

Remedy:

Tesla Service Centers will replace the left and right front-row side curtain air bags, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 7, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-20-003.

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 2, 2022 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:SOFTWARE | VISIBILITY:DEFROSTER/DEFOGGER/HVAC SYSTEM:AIR HANDLER/CHAMBER, DUCTS, AND VALVES

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Model 3, Model S, Model X, and 2020-2022 Model Y vehicles. A software error may cause a valve in the heat pump to open unintentionally and trap the refrigerant inside the evaporator, resulting in decreased defrosting performance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 103, “Windshield Defrosting and Defogging Systems.”

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-22-18-002.

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.

November 9, 2021 AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:CUSHION

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2021 Model X and Model S vehicles. The driver’s air bag cushion may tear during deployment.

Remedy:

Tesla Service will replace the driver’s air bag, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 7, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-21-20-007.

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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5 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2021 TESLA Model X

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ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11408658
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11406053
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11403993
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11397694
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11395757
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5 Service Alerts for 2021 TESLA Model X

Date Description
March 18, 2022 020000 SUSPENSION

On certain Model S and Model X vehicles, the electrical wires for the Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) may be subject to abrasion caused by long term vibration cycling. Abrasion between the EPB wires and the backshell may strip the EPB wire i

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

March 18, 2022 050000 PARKING BRAKE

On certain Model S and Model X vehicles, the electrical wires for the Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) may be subject to abrasion caused by long term vibration cycling. Abrasion between the EPB wires and the backshell may strip the EPB wire i

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

March 18, 2022 110000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

On certain Model S and Model X vehicles, the electrical wires for the Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) may be subject to abrasion caused by long term vibration cycling. Abrasion between the EPB wires and the backshell may strip the EPB wire i

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

February 1, 2022 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

Some Model S Palladium and Model X Palladium vehicles were built without a hydraulic control unit (HCU) wake-up line, and in rare circumstances, braking and stability control related alerts may appear on the instrument cluster and touchscre

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February 1, 2022 100000 POWER TRAIN

Some Model S Palladium and Model X Palladium vehicles were built without a hydraulic control unit (HCU) wake-up line, and in rare circumstances, braking and stability control related alerts may appear on the instrument cluster and touchscre

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

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