2021 TESLA Model Y

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

13 Recalls for 2021 TESLA Model Y

Recall Date Component Summary
May 9, 2022 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:DRIVER MONITORING:CAMERA/SENSOR | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | LANE DEPARTURE: LANE KEEP: AUTOMATIC STEERING

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Model 3 and 2021 Model Y vehicles. The fisheye and narrow camera cable terminals were incorrectly installed in the cable harness connector, resulting in swapped camera views.

Remedy:

Tesla Service will correct the swapped terminals and recalibrate the cameras, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 8, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-17-007.

May 9, 2022 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:ADAS:DRIVER MONITORING:CAMERA/SENSOR | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | LANE DEPARTURE: LANE KEEP: AUTOMATIC STEERING

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2021 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles. The fisheye and narrow camera cable terminals were incorrectly installed in the cable harness connector, resulting in swapped camera views.

Remedy:

Tesla Service will correct the swapped terminals and recalibrate the cameras, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 8, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-22-17-007.

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.

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 21, 2021 SUSPENSION

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Model Y vehicles. The front and rear suspension knuckles may fracture, causing the suspension links to separate.

Remedy:

Tesla Service will inspect and replace the knuckles as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 18, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-21-31-004.

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. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. 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 SEAT BELTS:CRITICAL FASTENERS | SEAT BELTS:REAR/OTHER:RETRACTOR

Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Model Y vehicles. One or both fasteners that secure the left and right second row seat belt retractors may not be properly attached.

Remedy:

Tesla Service will inspect and replace both fasteners if necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. 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-21-20-002.

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. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for owner notification. 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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44 Complaints submitted to NHTSA for 2021 TESLA Model Y

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STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11415367
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS
ODI Number: 11414621
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11413182
POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11413182
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: AUTOMATIC EMERGENCY BRAKING | LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST
ODI Number: 11412816
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11412799
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11406984
STRUCTURE:BODY | SUSPENSION | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11407155
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | ENGINE | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11406632
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL
ODI Number: 11406627
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11406775
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11406325
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | POWER TRAIN
ODI Number: 11406321
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11402907
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM | SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11404368
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11403991
STEERING | SUSPENSION | WHEELS
ODI Number: 11404951
STRUCTURE:BODY
ODI Number: 11399955
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11398626
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11398302
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11396220
AIR BAGS | AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:DRIVER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11396220
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11397029
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: ADAPTIVE CRUISE CONTROL | LANE DEPARTURE: ASSIST | LANE DEPARTURE: WARNING
ODI Number: 11396221
AIR BAGS | ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | SEAT BELTS
ODI Number: 11396220
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | UNKNOWN OR OTHER | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11396163
FUEL/PROPULSION SYSTEM
ODI Number: 11396340
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11395858
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11395468
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11395759
SERVICE BRAKES
ODI Number: 11389612
UNKNOWN OR OTHER
ODI Number: 11395161
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11394776
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11390020
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11387206
STEERING | SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11386558
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11387980
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM | LANE DEPARTURE: BLIND SPOT DETECTION | LANE DEPARTURE: WARNING
ODI Number: 11387972
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11384012
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11383925
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11383108
VISIBILITY/WIPER
ODI Number: 11383431
SUSPENSION
ODI Number: 11376387
FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: WARNINGS | POWER TRAIN | VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
ODI Number: 11376690
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20 Service Alerts for 2021 TESLA Model Y

Date Description
April 29, 2022 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

Some Model Y vehicles were built without a hydraulic control unit (HCU) wake-up wire, and in rare circumstances, braking and stability control related alerts may appear on the instrument cluster and touchscreen during the vehicle power-on p

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

April 29, 2022 036100 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK/TRACTION CONTROL/ELECTRONIC LIMITED SLIP:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Some Model Y vehicles were built without a hydraulic control unit (HCU) wake-up wire, and in rare circumstances, braking and stability control related alerts may appear on the instrument cluster and touchscreen during the vehicle power-on p

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

April 29, 2022 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Some Model Y vehicles were built without a hydraulic control unit (HCU) wake-up wire, and in rare circumstances, braking and stability control related alerts may appear on the instrument cluster and touchscreen during the vehicle power-on p

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

April 29, 2022 251000 ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL:AUTOMATIC (ASC)

Some Model Y vehicles were built without a hydraulic control unit (HCU) wake-up wire, and in rare circumstances, braking and stability control related alerts may appear on the instrument cluster and touchscreen during the vehicle power-on p

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

April 29, 2022 114000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Some Model Y vehicles were built without a hydraulic control unit (HCU) wake-up wire, and in rare circumstances, braking and stability control related alerts may appear on the instrument cluster and touchscreen during the vehicle power-on p

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

April 29, 2022 033310 SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:POWER ASSIST:ELECTRIC:CONTROL MODULE

Some Model Y vehicles were built without a hydraulic control unit (HCU) wake-up wire, and in rare circumstances, braking and stability control related alerts may appear on the instrument cluster and touchscreen during the vehicle power-on p

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

December 7, 2021 100001 HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Certain Model 3 and Model Y vehicles were manufactured with high voltage (HV) batteries having cell separators that do not meet Tesla?s internal standards of quality, potentially resulting in a reduction of range.

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

March 16, 2022 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Certain Model 3 and Model Y vehicles may be equipped with refrigerant pressure/temperature (P/T) sensors in the heat pump that can fault over time.

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

December 7, 2021 111000 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:12V/24V/48V BATTERY

Certain Model 3 and Model Y vehicles were manufactured with high voltage (HV) batteries having cell separators that do not meet Tesla?s internal standards of quality, potentially resulting in a reduction of range.

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

July 10, 2021 062000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING:COOLING SYSTEM

Certain Model 3 and Model Y vehicles may be equipped with refrigerant pressure/temperature (P/T) sensors in the heat pump that can fault over time.

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

April 23, 2021 130000 VISIBILITY

Some Model Y vehicles equipped with auto-dimming door mirror glass have difficulty adjusting the LH door mirror to extreme vertical angles.

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

April 23, 2021 162300 STRUCTURE:BODY:DOOR

Some Model Y vehicles equipped with auto-dimming door mirror glass have difficulty adjusting the LH door mirror to extreme vertical angles.

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

April 23, 2021 350000 EQUIPMENT

Some Model Y vehicles equipped with auto-dimming door mirror glass have difficulty adjusting the LH door mirror to extreme vertical angles.

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

April 23, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

Some Model Y vehicles equipped with auto-dimming door mirror glass have difficulty adjusting the LH door mirror to extreme vertical angles.

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

April 19, 2021 123000 EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS

On some Model Y vehicles, the color of the red band that surrounds the LH and RH taillights do not match because the vehicle has Revision D for the LH taillight (Figure 1) which has a darker tint, and the right side has Revision C (Figure 2

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

April 19, 2021 356000 EQUIPMENT ADAPTIVE/MOBILITY

On some Model Y vehicles, the color of the red band that surrounds the LH and RH taillights do not match because the vehicle has Revision D for the LH taillight (Figure 1) which has a darker tint, and the right side has Revision C (Figure 2

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

March 5, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Certain Model 3 and Model Y vehicles may be equipped with refrigerant pressure/temperature (P/T) sensors in the heat pump that can fault over time.

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

March 5, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Certain Model 3 and Model Y vehicles may be equipped with refrigerant pressure/temperature (P/T) sensors in the heat pump that can fault over time.

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

March 1, 2021 070000 FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

Certain Model 3 and Model Y vehicles may be equipped with refrigerant pressure/temperature (P/T) sensors in the heat pump that can fault over time.

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

February 5, 2021 060000 ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Some Model 3 and Model Y vehicles may be equipped with refrigerant pressure/temperature (P/T) sensors in the heat pump that can fault over time.

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

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