Tesla Model X crossovers recalled for faulty seat mechanism

The recall only affects Model X's with second-row fold-flat seats built between October 28th, 2016 and August 16th, 2017, and the company estimates that only 3 percent of vehicles sold experience the issue.

Tesla says it's not aware of any reports of injuries from the issue, which was discovered during internal testing, the AP reports.

In messages sent to Model X owners, Tesla offered to tend to inspecting and adjusting seats using its mobile service, giving an option of bringing vehicles into service centers. If it's not properly locked, it could move forward during a crash.

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Bad news for Tesla Model X owners: you might have to spend a little time without your auto.

The company also said that it can attend to all the needed repairs with its mobile fix service and owners can send their vehicle to the nearest Tesla Service Centre if they choose to do so. The fault was detected during internal testing conducted by the company. Tesla has not received reports of any issues or accidents relating to the problem, it said.

Our records show that you own a Model X affected by this voluntary recall.

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The letter has indicated that it is still "no issues" driving the Model X SUVs but customers' were told to avoid sitting in the second row left and centre seating positions at the same time until it has been ascertained that the issues to the cables are non-existent.

"Until then, there is no issue with continuing to drive your Model X", Tesla wrote in the email.

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