Tesla recalls 6,000 Model Ss, Model Xs, Model 3s and Model Ys

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The Pedestrian Warning Sound System is muted

Tesla is recalling 6,557 model year 2013, 2018-2021 Model Ss, model year 2020-2021 Model Xs, model year 2018-2022 Model 3s and model year 2020-2022 Model Ys.

A factory reset has muted the Pedestrian Warning System (PWS) sounds.

If the PWS sounds are muted, pedestrians may be unaware of an approaching vehicle, increasing the risk of an accident.

What to do

Tesla has released an over-the-air (OTA) software update -- release 2023.44.30.14 -- free of charge.

Letters to owners notifying them of this issue are expected to be mailed by April 27, 2024.

Owners may contact Tesla customer service at (877) 798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-24-00-006.

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