The industry-wide recall of Takata airbags has reached its next phase and includes later-year Tesla Model S vehicles, according to the electric carmaker.
The front passenger airbag recall, which already had been in effect for 2012 and 2013 models is now in effect for 2014-16 Model S cars, Tesla said on its Support blog.
The airbags have defective inflators that have prompted millions of recalls worldwide and across the auto industry.
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration noted customers do not need to be concerned about recalled airbags in their vehicles before they receive a formal recall notice, Tesla said.
A predetermined schedule for remedy ensures customers they will have sufficient time to replace the airbags before they present a risk to safety, the NHTSA said.