DETROIT (AP) — Tesla is recalling about 130,000 vehicles across its U.S. model lineup because the touch screens can overheat and go blank.
The recall covers certain Model S sedan and Model X SUVs from 2021 and 2022, as well as Model 3 cars and Model Y SUVs from 2022.
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Documents posted Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say that during the fast-charging process, the central processing computers may not cool sufficiently.
That can cause the computer to lag or restart, making the center screen run slowly or appear blank.
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Without the center screen, the cars can lose rearview camera displays and settings that control windshield defrosters, increasing the risk of a crash.
Tesla is fixing the problem with online software updates that began on May 3.