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AutoNXT Logo By Perry Stern of AutoNXT | Slide 1 of 154: Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.Number of vehicles affected: 70,421Report Date: March 29, 2018Issue: Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Tesla Model S vehicles equipped with Bosch steering racks. The aluminum bolts that attach the power steering gear assist motor to the gear housing may corrode and fracture causing a reduction or complete loss of power steering assist. Loss of power steering assist would require a higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.Solution: Tesla will notify owners, and Tesla Service Centers will replace the steering gear mounting bolts and add a corrosion-preventative sealer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 29, 2018.Contact: Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-18-32-002.

2012-16 Tesla Model S

Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 70,421
Report Date: March 29, 2018
Issue: Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Tesla Model S vehicles equipped with Bosch steering racks. The aluminum bolts that attach the power steering gear assist motor to the gear housing may corrode and fracture causing a reduction or complete loss of power steering assist. Loss of power steering assist would require a higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Tesla will notify owners, and Tesla Service Centers will replace the steering gear mounting bolts and add a corrosion-preventative sealer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 29, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-18-32-002.
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