Tesla is recalling 11,000 Model X SUVs over broken seats

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Tesla is recalling 11,000 Model X SUVs due to some rear seats not locking into place, according to the Associated Press. The recall involves Model Xs with fold-flat rear seats, and only those made between October 28, 2016, and August 16, 2017. Tesla believes only 3 percent of the cars involved in the recall — about 300 vehicles — are actually experiencing the issue, but they will have to recall all the vehicles made in the time period to make sure.

The AP reports that the issue is due to a cable in the seat not being tightened correctly, which prevents the left seat from locking in the upright position. That presents a safety issue, as the seat would fold forwards and provide zero protection during a crash.

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