21 Apr '17, 11am

News: Tesla recalls 53,000 Model S, Model X electric cars for parking-brake issue

John Voelcker Apr 21, 2017 Follow John Add to circle 2016 Tesla Model S Enlarge Photo Tesla has issued a voluntarily recall for roughly 53,000 of its Model S and Model X electric cars to address an issue in which the parking brake might stick in the engaged position. The recall was first reported yesterday by CNBC. The vehicles affected were built between February and October of 2016, and 31,000 of them were sold in the U.S. It is Tesla's first vehicle recall in a year; the company replaced third-row seat backs in 2,700 of the earliest Model X electric crossover utilities. That recall was announced a year ago. DON'T MISS: Tesla Model X recall replaces third-row seat backs (Apr 2016) Tesla calls yesterday's action a "voluntary recall," and stresses that only a small number of the 53,000 vehicles—less than 5 percent, perhaps as low as 2 percent—is likely to suffer from the p...

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