With Tesla’s first deliveries arriving in Israel throughout the summer from Giga Shanghai, the company has taken some preventative action on Model 3 units for drivers within the country
Tesla will recall 3,000 Model 3 cars in Israel, in order to fix an issue with the air conditioning system, according to Globes. The fix will reportedly require Tesla service technicians to replace a pipe in the system which has been found to have regular issues.
“We are aware of a small number of vehicles impacted by the problem and that are already back on the road. We are working to solve the problem as quickly as possible,” said Tesla in a statement to Globes.
The recall also applies to a number of owners who have not had issues with their air conditioners, and instead of having Model 3 owners bring their cars to a service center, Tesla’s service technicians are going to peoples’ houses and fixing the part there.
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While the air conditioning issues were first discovered in July, the issue led to some cars breaking down completely and created a huge backlog of work for those at Tesla’s service center.
Still, the Tesla Model 3 remains the most popular of Tesla’s vehicles by far in Israel, with up to 1,500 of the Model 3 units being unloaded at the port into the country at a time.