PALO ALTO, California (April 13, 2016) — Some 2,700 Model X SUVs have been recalled by electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors Inc. due to a problem with the vehicles’ third-row seats potentially coming loose in a collision.
The recall was issued to fix the back row seats which can potentially become unattached and fold up . Tesla owners are asked to avoid letting passengers use these seats until the vehicle has been fixed. The seat problem was discovered by Tesla in its factor as they were testing the cars, just prior to delivering vehicles to Europe. There are no reported accidents or problems by consumers about this issue.
The recall comes on the heels of Tesla’s latest car launch for the Model 3. The new 5-seat sedan is expected to be delivered to customers beginning in late 2017. Some 325,000 people have placed a deposit for the vehicles.
If you own a Tesla electric vehicle that has been problematic and you believe it may qualify as a lemon under California lemon laws, Johnson Attorneys Group can help by offering a free case evaluation at 800-235-6801. There is no charge to hire our law firm and our attorneys fees are paid for by the manufacturer as mandated under state laws.