Tesla Recalls 48,000 Vehicles Over Speed Display Issue

It comes less than a week after a similar recall affecting 14,684 cars

Liz Hughes, Editor, IoT World Today

May 2, 2022

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Image shows a Tesla electric car showroom on Kurfurstendamm shopping street in Charlottenburg Berlin, Germany
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Tesla is recalling another 48,184 vehicles, this time due to an issue with its speed display in certain 2018-2022 Model 3 Performance vehicles. 

The driver’s speed may fail to display on the speedometer when the vehicle is in Track Mode, increasing the risk of a crash, according to the recall. The issue causes the vehicles to be out of compliance with the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard “Control and Displays.”

Affected vehicles are expected to be fixed with an over-the-air software update. 

This recall comes less than a week after China’s State Administration of Market Regulation announced a Tesla recall of 14,684 2019-2022 Model 3 Performance vehicles for the same issue. Of those, 1,850 were imported from the U.S. and 12,834 were produced in Shanghai. 

Tesla continues to make recall headlines, with nearly a dozen over the past six months including:



About the Author(s)

Liz Hughes

Editor, IoT World Today, IoT World Today

Liz Hughes is an award-winning digital media editor with more than two decades of experience in newspaper, magazine and online media industries. 

A proven digital media strategist and editor, Liz has produced content and offered editorial support and leadership for a variety of web publications, including Fast Company, NBC Boston, Street Fight, QuinStreet, WTWH Media, AOL/Patch Media and Design News.

A skilled social media strategist experienced in developing and maintaining an audience across multiple platforms and brands, Liz also enjoys sharing her knowledge and expertise to help businesses small and large.

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