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2020 TESLA MODEL Y

Report Date:
September 30, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V609000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING

Summary:
Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020 Model Y vehicles equipped with a global rear lamp and tow package configuration. A software error prevents the illumination of trailer brake lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence Summary:
Trailer brake lights that fail to illuminate during braking increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Tesla will notify owners, and has released the firmware update over-the-air (OTA) to vehicles as of September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-20-00-002.

2020 TESLA MODEL Y

Report Date:
September 30, 2020
Campaign Number:
20V609000
Component:
EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS

Summary:
Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020 Model Y vehicles equipped with a global rear lamp and tow package configuration. A software error prevents the illumination of trailer brake lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Consequence Summary:
Trailer brake lights that fail to illuminate during braking increase the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Tesla will notify owners, and has released the firmware update over-the-air (OTA) to vehicles as of September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-20-00-002.