A few months ago a huge controversy broke out that involved the Tesla Model 3, with many users complaining about the rear bumper of their electric car literally jumping out when passing through a puddle. At the time, Tesla tried to “wash your hands” of the problem, saying that the situation was caused by an “act of nature” and that the arrangement would not be included in the guarantee.
Now, Elon Musk’s company has finally decided to open the book and clarify the whole truth regarding this problem that has affected countless users. According to information advanced by the brand, these situations were caused by some components used in the manufacture of the Tesla Model 3 at the Fremont plant until May 21, 2019.
Although they highlighted the fact that there were only problems in “rare instances”, Tesla admitted that the bumper could jump out when crossing roads with puddles. In the information provided by the Electrek website, these damages are now covered by the car warranty.
Tesla and Elon Musk look really bad in “photography”
Despite the excellent initiatives of Elon Musk and Tesla over the years, in this specific situation, both end up looking very bad in photography. These major problems gained great prominence in June this year, but the truth is that the first reports had already appeared almost two years ago.
Obviously it is with good eyes that we see Tesla take on the problem and include the repair of the cars in the warranty. However, it is impossible to ignore the many users who, until now, have been forced to pay for the fixing of their Tesla Model 3. It will be interesting to see if Tesla will implement any type of compensation for these users.
Considering that the first reports came about 2 years ago, it is also strange that it took Tesla 1 year to proceed with the resolution of the problem, replacing the components that presented the said design flaws.
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