Tesla Recalling All Its Model S Sedans Over Seatbelt Issue

(Courtesy of Consumer Reports)

(Courtesy of Consumer Reports)

Tesla is known for their cutting-edge 21st-centry all-electric cars, but today the company is recalling all 90,000 of them over an issue with a much older tech: the seat belts.

Reuters reports that the carmaker is recalling all its Model S sedans, from all years, over a potential issue with the seat belt assemblies in the front seat.

The issue was discovered earlier this month when a customer in Europe reported the seatbelt assembly in the front passenger seat breaking when the passenger turned around to talk to others riding in the back seat.

A problem where your seatbelt can break suddenly is very bad, but here’s the good news: the fix is cheap, easy, and quick. A Tesla spokesman told Reuters that the fix takes about six minutes and that the cost to the company will be “immaterial.”

There have been no accidents or injuries related to the seat belt flaw reported so far, Tesla’s spokesman told Reuters.

Tesla recalling 90,000 Model S sedans to check seat belts [Reuters]

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