Tesla Recalls Charging Adapters Due To Oveheating

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Tesla recalls a few units of its aftermarket chargers, after two reports on device overheating.

Tesla Charging Adapters Are Overheating

The connectors being recalled are not among the three mobile charging adapters that come standard with the car. Tesla currently sells the NEMA 14-30, 6-50, and 10-30 as OEM accessories.

Tesla Charging Adapters Are Overheating

The NEMA 14-30 adapters are the one that has been overheating, but Tesla is recalling the 6-50 and 10-30 because they share the similar design.

Tesla Charging Adapters Are Overheating

All three adapters are compatible to use with unconventional outlets such as a power outlet.

Tesla Charging Adapters Are Overheating

The company announced that only a very few customers use these connectors. Tesla also confirmed that no injury or property damage was reported due to charger overheating.

Tesla Charging Adapters Are Overheating

Tesla has recalled cars and components before. The company had issued a recall on 2,700 Model X SUVs to rework the third-row seats.

Tesla Charging Adapters Are Overheating

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Story first published: Thursday, December 8, 2016, 11:17 [IST]
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