What do you do when your screen freezes?
You hit CTRL+Alt+… recall! Well, if you’re Tesla, at least.
Jokes aside, you might actually have to get your car checked as Tesla (TSLA) just issued one of its largest recalls yet (over 135,000 vehicles) due to a series of touchscreen failures. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration pushed for the recall.
The issue seems to be with the company’s memory chip, which reportedly fails once the storage capacity is reached. This can result in a series of serious problems with the rearview camera, turn signals, as well as the popular self-driving function.
Seems like an obvious thing to have missed, right? Tesla argues it is infeasible to have the memory chip last the vehicle’s entire useful life without having to be changed. But still, in an all-electric car, system failures as serious as these are hard to swallow!