Tesla recalls over 26,600 vehicles over windshield defroster software

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Tesla is recalling 26,681 autos more than faulty windshield defroster program that may well cut down visibility, the Nationwide Highway Targeted visitors Basic safety Administration stated on Wednesday.

The recall applies to some 2021-22 Design 3, Model S, Model X and 2020-22 Model Y autos. A computer software mistake can induce “a valve in the warmth pump to open up unintentionally and trap the refrigerant within the evaporator,” triggering lowered visibility and reduced defroster effectiveness.

The concern could raise the chance of crash and fails to comply with federal needs, the NHTSA reported.

Tesla is giving entrepreneurs absolutely free over-the-air computer software updates in response to the remember. Notification letters will be despatched to entrepreneurs on April 1.

The company last week recalled in excess of 800,000 cars for a seatbelt chime difficulty. In December, it recalled 475,000 automobiles to tackle rearview camera and trunk difficulties.