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PSA - New Model X 2016 Roof "Cosmetic Applique" Recall


Sep 20, 2018
Houston, TX
Text from the recall--

Recall Date Nov 18, 2020
Refresh Date Nov 21, 2020
Recall Number TBD

Description The Model X is equipped with a cosmetic applique at the front of the roof just behind the windshield, known as the front applique, as well as an applique at the center of the roof in between the upper falcon door roof glass, known as the spine applique. Both appliques are adhered to the vehicle using urethane. If the applique-to-urethane interface lacks primer, then, over time, the adhesion may weaken, causing the applique to separate from the vehicle.

Status Recall INCOMPLETE

Safety Risk While we are not aware of any accidents or injuries resulting from this condition, if the applique separates from the vehicle while in drive, it could create a road hazard for following motorists and increase their risk of injury or a crash.
Remedy Tesla Service will inspect affected vehicles and apply a retention test on the appliques. If the appliques pass the retention test, then they have sufficient primer and no further action is necessary. If either applique fails the retention test, then Service will apply primer at the urethane-to-applique interface to remedy the condition.

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