2020 TESLA MODEL Y - EXTERIOR LIGHTING | EXTERIOR LIGHTING:BRAKE LIGHTS
Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020 Model Y vehicles equipped with a global rear lamp and tow package configuration. A software error prevents the illumination of trailer brake lights. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
HazardTrailer brake lights that fail to illuminate during braking increase the risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionTesla will notify owners, and has released the firmware update over-the-air (OTA) to vehicles as of September 23, 2020. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-605-882-4000. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-20-00-002.