Tesla Motors Australia Model X recall

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Tesla Motors Australia Pty Ltd — Tesla Model X
Date published
21 Jun 2017
Product description
Make: Tesla
Models: Model X
Model year: MY 2017
Production period: April 2016 till June 2017
Vehicle Type: Light Vehicle
Descriptive Information: Model X right hand drives

Campaign number: SB-17-20-002
Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
See attached VIN list
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What are the defects?

Airbag deployments in right hand drive Model X vehicles are commanded by the vehicle’s restraint control module (RCM), which requires a valid occupant classification value to deploy the passenger front airbag. In this vehicle the RCM doesn’t receive a value that it recognises as valid so it will not deploy the passenger front airbag in the event of a crash.
What are the hazards?

Non-deployment of the passenger front airbag in a crash may increase the risk of injury to the front passenger.
What should consumers do?

Tesla will send “over the air” update with the corrected firmware. Customers should simply accept the over-the-air software update they receive. When accepting the firmware update, the customer can choose to install the update immediately or schedule the firmware update to be installed later. Tesla strongly recommends to accept the software update immediately.
Tesla Motors Australia Pty Ltd
Traders who sold this product
All Tesla stores based in Australia
Where the product was sold
Dates available for sale
20 January 2017 – 9 June 2017
Responsible regulator

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