Model S Safety Update
As part of the industry-wide recall of Takata airbag inflators, the front passenger airbags in certain 2014 - 2016 Model S vehicles will be replaced by Tesla.
Frequently Asked Questions
Information for Second-Hand, Parts, and Salvage Businesses
Tesla Model S vehicles manufactured from 2014-2016 are fitted with faulty Takata airbags which, depending on their age and other factors, pose a risk of serious injury or death to motorists in the future.
What you should do:
- Before selling any Tesla Model S, please check if it is affected by this recall using the VIN search tool above.
- Contact Tesla to replace affected airbags before sale. All vehicles fitted with affected airbags must have those airbags replaced before sale. To arrange replacement, please contact a Tesla Service Centre on the toll free number 1 800 68 6705, or visit www.tesla.com/findus.
- Before disposing of any affected airbag inflators, contact Tesla to ensure that it is disposed of in accordance with legal requirements.