Tesla recalls 11000 Model X SUVs over possible seat issue

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk demonstrates the falcon wing doors on the new Tesla Model X Crossover SUV during a launch event on September 29, 2015 in Fremont, California.Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesTesla just issued a voluntary recall for 11,000 Model X SUVs because the seats could fail in the event of a crash. Tesla said it believes only 3 per cent of the recalled vehicles are affected by the issue, and a company spokesperson said it hasn't received any reports of accidents or injuries.

A problem discovered during testing was that during the accident the left seat of the second row may be folded incorrectly.

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The electric vehicle maker started taking reservations for its mass-market sedan in March 2016, which is priced at $35,000 (29,824 Euros) to start and is key to the company's plans to expand market share.

Tesla said it noticed the issue during recent internal testing. If the cables don't lock properly, the row of seats could move forward in the event of a crash. Tesla Model X owners can take their vehicle to a dealer for repairs or reach out to Tesla's mobile fix units.

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In messages sent to Model X owners, Tesla offered to tend to inspecting and adjusting seats using its mobile service, giving an option of bringing vehicles into service centers. There haven't been any reports of seat issues in the field. The problem only affects Model X vehicles built between 28 October 2016 and 1 September with a second row seat that folds down flat.

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