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.

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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:

  1. Before selling any Tesla Model S, please check if it is affected by this recall using the VIN search tool above.
  2. 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 visit‌findus.
  3. Before disposing of any affected airbag inflators, contact Tesla to ensure that it is disposed of in accordance with legal requirements.