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Tesla asked to recall 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles over a safety defect involving failing touchscreens

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Tesla was asked by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to recall around 158,000 vehicles over faulty touchscreens, the agency said in a letter to the company Wednesday.
The NHTSA said the media control units on certain Tesla vehicles failed after their memory ran out, causing issues with the backup camera, defogging and defrosting settings, Autopilot system, and turn signals.
The issue impacted certain 2012-2018 Model S vehicles and 2016-2018 Model X vehicles, which used the NVIDIA flash memory devices that failed - after just five to six...
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The Feds Want Tesla To Recall 158,000 Cars Because Touchscreen Failures

The Feds Want Tesla To Recall 158,000 Cars Because Touchscreen Failures

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration asked Tesla to recall 158,000 Model S and Model X cars because of “media-control unit” - the touchscreen and associated tech- failures.
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