Tesla Inc claimed it is recalling 3,470 2022 via 2023 Model Y cars in the United States for the reason that bolts securing the second-row seatback frames might not have been securely tightened, according to a filing built community Saturday.


The Countrywide Freeway Targeted visitors Protection Administration (NHTSA) mentioned a loose seat body bolt might reduce seat belt process general performance, escalating personal injury pitfalls for the duration of a crash.

Tesla advised NHTSA it has identified 5 guarantee statements considering the fact that December that may be connected to these ailments. Tesla said it was not mindful of any injuries or deaths that may well be linked to the recall challenge.

Tesla will examine bolts securing 2nd-row driver-aspect and passenger-facet seat again frames to the lessen seat frames and if required tighten them to technical specs.

In December, a Tesla supplier implemented improved system controls alongside with improved schooling and supervision to make sure bolts are torqued to specifications, the automaker claimed.