May 22, 2024

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Tesla is recalling nearly 4,000 Cybertrucks for the 2024 model year

Tesla is recalling nearly 4,000 Cybertrucks for the 2024 model year

Tesla recalls 3,878 vehicles from the 2024 model year Electronic trucks After discovering that the accelerator pedal could become stuck, which could cause the car to unintentionally accelerate and increase the risk of an accident.

The accelerator pedal pad may come off and become trapped in the interior trim, according to a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The recall includes 2024 model year Cybertrucks manufactured between November 13, 2023 and April 4, 2024, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

As of Monday, Tesla was not aware of any crashes, injuries or deaths related to the issue, the NHTSA said. Production Cybertrucks will be equipped with a new throttle component by Wednesday of this week, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Tesla, headed by billionaire Elon Musk, said it will replace or repair the throttle assembly for free. 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 or so of its future cars Cybertruck The vans will be delivered to customers in November, two years behind the original schedule, with uncertainty over when full-scale production could begin.

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

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