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Tesla told to recall 158,000 Models S and X for faulty touchscreen MCUs

3 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / 158,000 Teslas will brick their infotainment screens within 3-4 years due to a design defect.
In November, we learned that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had opened an engineering analysis into a potential defect with Tesla's popular Models S and X battery electric vehicles. On Wednesday, the other shoe dropped, when NHTSA informed the American automaker that it has to recall 158,000 vehicles to fix defective touchscreens.
The problem concerns a component in the vehicles' infotainment systems, called the Media Control Unit. Buried within the MCU is an 8GB...
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