May 18, 2022

excel-Auto

Matchless Automotive

Tesla recalls nearly 130K vehicles due to a glitch

Tesla is recalling 130,000 cars since the touchscreen shows can overheat in the course of rapid charging, resulting in the screens to freeze or go blank.

The electric carmaker unveiled an in excess of-the-air (OTA) computer software update to correct the concern on all affected cars, according to The Verge.

The update, which refreshes the software program wirelessly, corrects the situation in the 2021 and 2022 Design X and S, 2022 Model 3 and 2022 Product Y.

“During speedy-charging or preparation for rapid-charging, the infotainment central processing device (”CPU”) may possibly not awesome sufficiently to reduce increased than anticipated temperatures, which may cause the CPU to gradual processing or restart,” the Nationwide Freeway Traffic Protection Administration (NHTSA) recall recognize reads.

The situation could inhibit drivers from working with their backup cameras, shifting and altering windshield wiper speed making use of the touchscreen, according to the NHTSA.

It is unclear how common the problem is, but the NHTSA says Tesla “identified 59 guarantee statements and 59 field reviews.”

No acknowledged injuries or fatalities had been reported as a final result of this remember.

Our journalism demands your assistance. Please subscribe these days to NJ.com

Katherine Rodriguez can be achieved at [email protected]. Have a suggestion? Notify us at nj.com/ideas.