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U.S., Canada assess "potential safety concerns" about Tesla's automotive heating system

via:凤凰网科技     time:2022/1/15 8:02:30     readed:151

特斯拉汽车热泵故障引发美、加安全担忧

The failure of Tesla's heat pump has caused safety concerns in the United States and Canada

On January 15, Beijing time, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (hereinafter referred to as "NHTSA") said on Friday local time,Heating issues for some vehicles are being discussed with Tesla to assess "potential safety concerns." Drive Tesla Canada said in an articleMany Tesla owners have complained that heat pumps may not work properly in extremely cold environments. Even after Tesla replaced the defective sensors earlier last year to address the problem, some of the Model 3 and Model Y heating systems produced in 2020-2021 still have problems.

NHTSA said it was "aware of the issue and continues to gather information and is discussing the issue with Tesla to assess potential security concerns." Tesla did not comment on this.

Canada's auto safety regulator said Thursday local time that it has launched an investigation into the heating and cooling systems of the Model 3 and Model Y models after receiving 16 consumer complaints. Transport Canada said it was concerned that the unworkable heating and air conditioning system "could affect the windshield defogging/defrost function, which in turn could affect the driver's line of sight". (Author/Frost Leaf)

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