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Tesla recalls Cybertruck to fix faulty windshield wipers, loose trim

Tesla has issued two more recalls for its Cybertruck pickups in the U.S., as the automaker continues to face challenges with its newest electric vehicle about six months after beginning deliveries.

The latest recalls — the third and fourth for the Cybertruck — involve physical repairs that would typically require booking an appointment with Tesla service. One is to fix problems with trim pieces, which can loosen and fall off the trunk, and the other is to address faulty motor controllers in the front windshield wipers.

A recall report dated June 19, and posted on the website for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, says that if a trim piece "separates from the vehicle while in drive, it could create a road hazard for following motorists and increase their risk of injury or a collision."Tesla plans to "replace or rework" that trim piece, to ensure "sufficient adhesion," the report said.

According to a second safety recall report on the NHTSA site, on some vehicles, "the front windshield wiper motor controller may stop functioning due to electrical overstress to the gate driver component." The report said a "non-functioning windshield wiper may reduce visibility in certain operating conditions, which may increase the risk of a collision." Tesla plans to replace the motor controller in the Cybertruck windshield wipers for customers.

The electric vehicle maker didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.

Four years after CEO Elon Musk first unveiled the Cybertruck and two years after production was supposed to begin, the vehicle hit the market — with limited deliveries — in November at a launch event in Austin, Texas.

Musk described it at the time as a "better truck than a truck, while also being a better

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