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Tesla recalls nearly 4,000 of its 2024 Cybertrucks

Tesla recalls 3,878 of its 2024 models Cybertrucks after discovering that the accelerator pedal could become stuck, potentially causing the vehicle to accelerate unintentionally and increasing the risk of an accident.

The accelerator pedal could become dislodged and stuck by the interior trim, according to a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The recall affects model year 2024 Cybertrucks manufactured between November 13, 2023 and April 4, 2024, according to NHTSA.

As of Monday, Tesla was not aware of any crashes, injuries or deaths related to the issue, NHTSA said. Cybertrucks in production were fitted with a new accelerator pedal component on Wednesday of this week, according to NHTSA.

Tesla, led by billionaire Elon Musk, said it would replace or repair the entire accelerator pedal assembly free of charge. Owners can contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s recall number is SB-24-33-003

Notification letters are expected to be mailed to vehicle owners in June.

The automaker has delivered the first dozen of its futuristic vehicles Cybertruck Deliveries to customers took place in November, two years behind the original schedule, with uncertainty over when full-scale production could begin.

Musk discussed the challenges of mass producing the vehicle, saying during the company’s third-quarter conference call in October that “we dug our own grave with Cybertruck.”

News Source : apnews.com
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