- Manufacturer: Tesla
- NHTSA Recall Number: 21V387000
- Manufacturer Recall Number: SB-21-33-002
- Date: 5/25/21
- Description: 5,974 Tesla Model 3 and Model Y cars were recalled due to a defect with the brake caliper bolts that would cause them to get loose and lead to low tire pressure.
Tesla Brakes and Tire Pressure Recall – Can I Get a Full Refund?
Tesla has had a lot of problems with vehicle dependability in the past, and a recent recall shows that things have not changed. The recall states that the brake caliper bolts in some Tesla vehicles could get loose, which would lead to lower tire pressure. The vehicles included in this recall are:
|Make & Model||Year(s)|
|Tesla Model 3||2019, 2020, 2021|
|Tesla Model Y||2020, 2021|
The problem could also be potentially dangerous for those on the road. Tesla brakes and tire pressure defects could lead to loss of steering or brake functions. Luckily, no injuries or deaths were reported, and less than 6,000 cars had to be recalled overall.
This recall shows yet another problem in a long line of Tesla defects. Many Tesla customers have experienced plenty of problems in their vehicles, which has led to Tesla being ranked as one of the worst brands when it comes to reliability in the car industry. If you have experienced this problem in your Tesla vehicle which has led to low tire pressure, you might be wondering if there is another option, other than the recall, to get compensation.
The answer to that question is yes – there are alternative options to take in order to get compensation for this defect. This compensation can even include a full refund of your defective Tesla vehicle. This alternative option is Lemon Law.
Lemon Law is a law that is designed to give consumers who have defective vehicles proper compensation. If a vehicle has a variety of irreparable manufacturing defects, also known as a lemon, the owner of the vehicle can receive a buyback of the defective vehicle, the payment of attorney fees, or a cash settlement from the manufacturer.
The Margarian Law Firm specializes in Lemon Law, Dealer Fraud, and Consumer Class Actions. If you have had to take your Tesla in for multiple repairs due to this low tire pressure defect, your vehicle is a lemon, and you are entitled to all the compensation that Lemon Law guarantees. The Margarian Law Firm has helped many of our clients get proper compensation for their lemoned vehicles, and we can help you too. If you have a lemon, contact The Margarian Law Firm at (818) 553-1000.