NHTSA investigating Tesla vehicles for potential suspension issue

first_imgThis is only the latest of a number of similar snags recently experienced by Tesla. Earlier this summer, the NHTSA also began investigating certain Model S and Model X vehicles for issues with the touchscreen and, in the case of some Model Ss, battery cooling problems.  COMMENTSSHARE YOUR THOUGHTS First Look: 2022 Lexus NX The sport-cute’s looks have been softened, but its powertrains and infotainment offerings have been sharpened We encourage all readers to share their views on our articles using Facebook commenting Visit our FAQ page for more information. According to the NHTSA, 32 of the reported issues occurred during low-speed maneuvers like parking, while the other 11 happened at speeds of greater than 16 km/h and, in four instances, at highway speeds. The safety watchdog says the owner reports “appear to indicate an increasing trend, with 34 complaints received in the last two years.” RELATED New Vehicles Ouch, That Hertz: Tesla recalls almost 10,000 vehicles for quality control issuesby Alex Reid | November 26, 2020 And then just last week over 9,000 2016 Tesla Model X were recalled due to the fact cosmetic pieces of its roof may come apart and fly off while on the road. Another 401 Model Ys were also recalled for possible issues with the crucial control arm.  See More Videos Trending Videos RELATED TAGSTeslaSedanSUVLuxuryElectric CarsElectric VehiclesLuxury VehiclesNew Vehicles Tesla is once again under investigation by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), this time for a potential problem with the front suspension of some 115,000 vehicles.The NHTSA reports it has received 43 complaints from 2015 to 2017 Model S and 2016 to 2017 Model X owners who noted faulty suspension functions that can lead to damage to the front tires. The issue appears to be one Tesla has itself noted in the past — in 2017, the EV maker sent a service bulletin about potential front suspension fore link failure that could cause the tire to contact the wheel arch liner. Evidently this service bulletin didn’t catch them all.  PlayThe Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car everPlay3 common new car problems (and how to prevent them) | Maintenance Advice | Driving.caPlayFinal 5 Minivan Contenders | Driving.caPlay2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge | Ministry of Interior Affairs | Driving.caPlayThe 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning is a new take on Canada’s fave truck | Driving.caPlayBuying a used Toyota Tundra? Check these 5 things first | Used Truck Advice | Driving.caPlayCanada’s most efficient trucks in 2021 | Driving.caPlay3 ways to make night driving safer and more comfortable | Advice | Driving.caPlayDriving into the Future: Sustainability and Innovation in tomorrow’s cars | Driving.ca virtual panelPlayThese spy shots get us an early glimpse of some future models | Driving.ca Created with Raphaël 2.1.2Created with Raphaël 2.1.2 Clever design allows the falcon-wing doors to open even when parked quite close to another car. And if an impediment is in the way, like a tree branch of low ceiling, sensors will stop the door opening. ‹ Previous Next › advertisement The Rolls-Royce Boat Tail may be the most expensive new car ever Trending in Canadalast_img

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