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Tesla Model S (2012 – 2016)

Published on 7 April 2017

Defects in the gas generator of the passenger airbag lead to uncontrolled unfolding when the airbag is triggered. The excessively high internal pressure can damage the airbag casing, metal particles can come loose, causing injuries to the vehicle occupants.

Vehicles produced between 2012 and 2016 are recalled.

Source: Alert 14/2017 A12/0413/17

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Is my car affected?


Type of alert
MakeTesla
ModelModel-S
Production periodMY 2012 - 2016
Risk1
Type/number of modelType: 002 EC type approval: e4*2007/46*0667
Country of originUnited States
Alert submitted byGermany
Products were found and measures were taken also in
Measures taken by economic operators
Published by Rapex2017-04-07 05:14:26

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

Check the vehicle

UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.

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