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Tesla recalls Model S, Model 3, Model X and Model Y operating software

The Automatic Emergency Brake System may activate unexpectedly

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Tesla is recalling 11,704 model year 2017-2021 Model S, Model 3, Model X, and model year 2020-2021 Model Y vehicles operating with software version 2021.36.5.2.

A communication error may cause false forward-collision warnings (FCW) or unexpected activation of the automatic emergency brake (AEB) system.

Unexpected activation of the AEB system may cause the car to stop suddenly, increasing the risk of a crash.

What to do

Tesla Service has released an over the air (OTA) software update free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on December 28, 2021.

Owners may contact Tesla customer service at (877) 798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-21-00-004.

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