2020 Tesla Model Y Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    20V609000
    Recall Date
    09/30/2020
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020 Model Y vehicles equipped with a global rear lamp and tow package configuration. A software error prevents the illumination of trailer brake lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Consequence

    Trailer brake lights that fail to illuminate during braking increase the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Tesla will notify owners, and has released the firmware update over-the-air (OTA) to vehicles as of September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-20-00-002.

  • Recall Number
    20V709000
    Recall Date
    11/17/2020
    Component
    SUSPENSION:FRONT:CONTROL ARM
    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020 Model Y vehicles. The bolts connecting the front upper control arm and steering knuckle may have not been properly tightened, allowing the upper control arm to detach from the steering knuckle.

    Consequence

    A detached upper control arm can cause the wheels to lean in or out, decreasing the driver's ability to steer and increasing the risk of a crash.

    What Owners Should Do

    Tesla will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and as necessary, tighten the bolts, free of charge. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-20-31-012.

What Should You Do?

Contact your dealer as soon as possible
Every recall is serious, so it’s important that you contact an authorized service center as soon as possible to make an appointment to get it fixed.

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