Tesla Motors (Beijing) Co., Ltd. recalls some imported Model S and Model X electric vehicles

On October 23, according to the news released by the State Administration of Market Supervision, Tesla Motors (Beijing) Co., Ltd. recently issued a report to the state in accordance with the requirements of the "Regulations on the Recall of Defective Automobile Products" and the The General Administration of Market Supervision and Administration filed a recall plan, and some imported Model S and Model X electric vehicles will be recalled from today.

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Specifically, (1) Part of the imported Model S and Model X vehicles with a production date between September 17, 2013 and August 16, 2017 were recalled, a total of 29,193 vehicles. When some vehicles within the scope of this recall are subjected to a large external impact, the ball studs of the rear connecting rod of the front suspension will have an initial crack. When the vehicle continues to be used, the crack may extend and cause the ball stud to break. In extreme cases, the ball-end cone seat may come out of the steering knuckle, affecting the control of the vehicle, increasing the risk of accidents, and posing safety hazards. Tesla Motors (Beijing) Co., Ltd. will replace the improved left and right front suspension rear linkages for vehicles within the scope of the recall free of charge to eliminate potential safety hazards.

(2) Part of the imported Model S vehicles with a production date between September 17, 2013 and January 15, 2018 will be recalled, a total of 19249 vehicles. When some vehicles within the scope of this recall are subjected to a large external impact, the upper connecting rod of the rear suspension may be deformed. When the vehicle is continued to be used, the component will be further weakened. In extreme cases, it may break and affect the control of the vehicle. Increase the risk of accidents, and there are potential safety hazards. Tesla Motors (Beijing) Co., Ltd. will replace the improved left and right rear suspension upper connecting rods free of charge for vehicles within the scope of the recall to eliminate safety hazards.

In the above recall, 18,608 vehicles that need to replace the front suspension rear link and the rear suspension upper link are recalled at the same time, and only 10585 vehicles need to be recalled to replace the front suspension and rear link, and only need to recall the replacement of the rear suspension upper link. There are 641 vehicles. This recall was carried out when the State Administration for Market Regulation initiated a defect investigation. Affected by the investigation, Tesla Motors (Beijing) Co., Ltd. decided to take recall measures to eliminate potential safety hazards.