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US NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID: 19V002000
Mfg's Report Date: JAN 06, 2019
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL:PASSENGER SIDE:INFLATOR MODULE
Potential Number Of Units Affected: 68673


Summary:
Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling all 2014-2016 Model S vehicles equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

Consequence:
An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Remedy:
Tesla will notify owners, and Tesla Service Centers will replace the passenger frontal air bag modules, free of charge. The recall began May 29, 2019. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-19-20-001.

Dates of Manufacture:
DEC 31, 2013 to DEC 08, 2016

Manufacturer Recall Number:
SB-19-20-001

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