No! Tesla does not have a check engine light.
Remember, Teslas operate on motors and a large battery pack instead of a standard engine, so there is no need for a check engine light. Even so, a Tesla has a touch screen or a phone app that displays an error when mechanical problems occur.
Generally, these errors are warning signs when something is wrong with your Tesla. Surprisingly, some car owners ignore these lights. This can lead to gradual deterioration of the car and compromised safety features.
Sometimes, Tesla warnings malfunction, which can lead to persistent problems in your vehicle. If this happens, a California Lemon Car Law Attorney can help you seek possible legal relief from the dealer or manufacturer.
There could be many reasons behind intermittent light. Although this doesn’t necessarily pose an immediate problem, it’s advisable to consult your dealer mechanic for further review.
Visit the dealer to check whether the antipollution system has a problem.
The inboard Tesla computer system activates security mode after detecting a severe mechanical problem. Consequently, the car will drive in a degraded mode—with loss of power— to save the vehicle from a major engine failure.
At this stage, it’s advisable to arrange towing service for your dealer.
A vehicle owner with a problematic Tesla is entitled to relief under California lemon laws. If the manufacturer or dealer can’t fix a problematic Tesla after reasonable attempts, they must either:
It’s difficult to rely on a Tesla with persistent mechanical issues. Moreover, the defective parts are expensive and sometimes out of stock. With that in mind, it’s essential to work closely with an experienced lemon car attorney like LemonLaw123 to find a solution.
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