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Some customers have complained because of “In rare cases” the rear lights of the affected cars come on intermittently due to a software problem that can cause false detections when turned on, the company says in a document sent to the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Brake lights, backup lights and turn signals are not affected.
In order to manage the problem on the affected cars, Model 3 and Model Y of the years 2020-2023, Tesla plans a free remote software update.
Tesla, headed by Elon Musk, explains in the document that it was alerted to the problem by customers mainly outside the United States in late October and confirmed its origin on November 7.
The automaker is unaware of any incidents or injuries related to the problem.