For Tesla’s new futuristic Cybertruck, a fourth recall – Chicago Tribune

Tesla is recalling its new futuristic Cybertruck pickup truck for the fourth time in the United States to address issues with trim pieces that can come loose and front windshield wipers that can fail.

Tesla has recalled the stainless steel-clad Cybertruck four times since it went on sale on November 30.

The new recalls, announced in documents released Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, each affect more than 11,000 trucks.

The company says in the documents that the front wiper motor controller may stop working because it receives too much electrical current. A failing windshield wiper can reduce visibility, increasing the risk of an accident. The Austin, Texas, company says it knows of no accidents or injuries caused by the problem.

Tesla will replace the windshield wiper motor at no cost to owners, who will be notified by letter on August 18.

In the other recall, a decorative piece along the bed of the truck can come loose and fly off, creating a hazard for other drivers.

Tesla says in documents that the trim piece is installed with adhesive and may not have been done correctly at the factory.

The company will replace or rework the decorative piece so that it stays on. Owners will be notified by letter also on August 18.

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