Tesla is recalling 817,143 model year 2021-2022 Model S & Model X, model year 2017-2022 Model 3, and model year 2020-2022 Model Y vehicles.
The audible chime may not activate when the vehicle starts and the driver has not buckled the seat belt.
The driver may be unaware that the seat belt is not fastened, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.
What to do
Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update free of charge.
Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on April 1, 2022.
Owners may contact Tesla customer service at (877) 798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-22-00-002.