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Tesla Model X Defective, Claims Palm Beach County Man In Lawsuit

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Lawsuit Says $117,728 Tesla Is Unfixable.

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Model X Tesla, courtesy Tesla promotional photo.

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2021 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — A Palm Beach County man is suing Tesla, claiming his Model X is defective and that Tesla has been unable to fix the vehicle.

According to the suit just filed in Palm Beach County Circuit Court, Christopher Bache purchased the 2020 Tesla from Tesla of Florida in Riviera Beach in October of 2019. The contract total: $117,728.37. After taking delivery, Bache claims the following problems emerged:

“Defective body and trim and / or electrical system as evidenced by a noise heard from the left front vehicle, a leak in the center when opening the falcon doors, a shimmy condition when opening and closing the doors, an illumination of multiple alerts, a disabled ABS, a defective door seal of both doors, a loose set of mud flaps, a loose rear bumper trim, a leak from the driver’s side B pillar, a leak in the trunk compartment, a leak in the tail lights, a defective driver and passenger side fender garnish, defective windshield wipers, and a malfunctioning LTE.”

“Defective suspension and or body and trim as evidenced by a noise and vibration coming from the axel, a rattle and squeak from the driver’s side, a dripping of grease from the axels.”

The lawsuit alleges that Tesla was given opportunity to fix the issues but could not. He is suing Tesla for the value of the vehicle. Bache is represented by Attorney Ryan Patrick of Krohn and Moss in Chicago.

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