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Elon Musk says Tesla is not recalling 1.1 million EVs, releases software update

San Francisco: Tesla CEO Elon Musk said Friday that Tesla is not physically recalling its 1.1 million vehicles, saying the company has released a “small software” update to fix the window pinch problem. A previous report cited a safety recall report that Tesla filed with the U.S. Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), which said the electric vehicle maker said the electric vehicle maker would not allow drivers to open windows while rolling up. We are recalling about 1.1 million vehicles to prevent them from being caught in the wreckage. Tesla is recalling about 1.1 million vehicles to prevent drivers from getting their fingers stuck in the windows..

The windows in these Tesla cars do not recognize certain objects when closed, which can lead to “passengers being pinched and injured.” After a follower posted on Twitter that this was not a physical recall, Musk responded: .

The electric vehicle maker said it will release an over-the-air (OTA) firmware update to affected vehicles “free of charge to customers” that enhances the calibration of the operation of the vehicle’s automatic window reversing system. Tesla said it was not aware of any warranty claims or injuries due to window issues.

In a safety recall report filed with NHTSA, Tesla said on Sept. 12 that the pinch detection and retraction performance of the test results “determined to exceed the requirements of FMVSS 118, Section 5 (Automatic Reversing Systems).” said. and rod configuration”.

“Therefore, Tesla has decided to issue a voluntary recall.”

In May, electric car makers physically recalled 130,000 cars to fix touchscreen problems caused by overheating central processing units (CPUs). The company run by Elon Musk recently deployed an over-the-air update (OTA) to fix the issue for affected vehicles, including 2022 Models 3 and Y, and 2021 and 2022 Models X and S. The car’s touchscreen is also completely blank due to the CPU overheating.

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