A number of Model 3 and Model S cars have problems with the trunk lid. The deficiencies could lead to accidents. Now the affected vehicles have to go back to the workshop in the USA.

Electric car manufacturer Tesla is sounding the alarm on certain vehicles of the Model 3 and Model S series.

 Tesla calls 500 & rsquo; 000 cars back

In the USA, Tesla calls due to problems with trunk lids almost 500,000 vehicles returned.

Tesla calls back 500,000 cars

According to information provided by the company to the US traffic safety authority NHTSA, the Model 3 runs the risk of damaging the rear view camera cable when it is repeatedly opened and closed.

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    Tesla has discovered safety defects in the Model 3 and Model S.

  • Tesla is calling back almost half a million cars for this reason.

  • < p>The trunk lid of a car can suddenly open or damage the rear-view camera.

The electric car manufacturer Tesla is calling almost 500,000 Model 3 and Model 3 vehicles in the USA due to problems with trunk lids S back. According to the US traffic safety authority NHTSA, Model 3 runs the risk of damaging the rear view camera cable if it is repeatedly opened and closed.

That could impair the driver's view to the rear and increase the risk of accidents, Tesla said. The recall affects 356,309 Model 3 vehicles.

No accidents so far

According to the information, there is a problem with the Model S Locking the hood of the trunk located in the front area of ​​the vehicle. This could lead to the trunk lid opening unintentionally and obstructing the driver's view, Tesla said. The automaker is therefore calling back 119,009 Model S vehicles.

In both cases, Tesla claims that it has no knowledge of accidents as a result of the technical problems. The company founded by Elon Musk offers vehicle owners the opportunity to fix the problems free of charge.

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(AFP)

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By Teresa Tapmleton

Teresa Tampleton has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Nizh TEkegram, Teresa Tampleton worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teresa@ntelegram.com 1-800-268-7341

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