2008 Tesla Roadster
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    2008 Tesla Roadster Recalls

    NHTSA Campaign ID #

    09V178000

    Recall Date

    2009-05-26

    Summary

    TESLA MOTORS, INC. IS RECALLING 345 MY 2008 TESLA ROADSTER VEHICLES MANUFACTURED BETWEEN MARCH 2008 AND APRIL 22, 2009. THE REAR HUB FLANGE BOLTS ON SOME OF THESE VEHICLES MAY BE UNDER-TORQUED AND MAY BECOME LOOSE. A LOOSE HUB COULD LEAD TO DEGRADATION IN VEHICLE HANDLING, AND A RUBBING NOISE FROM THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE.

    Consequences

    IF THE PROBLEM IS NOT ADDRESSED PROMPTLY, THE DRIVER COULD LOSE CONTROL OF THE VEHICLE, WHICH COULD LEAD TO A CRASH.

    Remedy

    TESLA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND REPAIR THE VEHICLES FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL BEGAN ON MAY 28, 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TESLA TOLL-FREE AT 1-877-888-3752.

    Component Affected

    WHEELS:CAP/COVER/HUB

    Notes

    Tesla Motors, Inc.

    • Tesla Motors Inc

      1961 Chain Bridge Rd, Mc Lean, VA 14.3 miles from you
    • Tesla Motors

      1050 K St NW Ste 101, Washington, DC 24.7 miles from you

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