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Teslas Is Recalling 53,000 Cars Over Parking Brake Issues

Teslas Is Recalling 53,000 Cars Over Parking Brake Issues

Tesla has issued a recall for 53,000 Model S and Model X electric cars it manufactured in between February and October 2016. The recall, which concerns issues with the cars’ parking brakes, accounts for two-thirds of the nearly 84,000 cars the company produced in 2016.The problem affects a gear in the electric parking brake that could, if it malfunctioned, cause the brake to stick in place, according to Tesla’s statement. An Italian company, Brembo SpA, manufactured the part. Tesla will replace the brakes in affected cars and said that while customers wait, it’s still safe to use their vehicles.The company said in a statement that less than 5% of cars were likely affected and that no accidents or injuries have been reported. “In order to be overly cautious, we are goin