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This is Tesla’s riveting fix for recalled Cybertruck accelerator pedals

A worker drills through a Cybertruck accelerator pedal with a handheld drill.
Tesla’s drilling holes in Cybertruck accelerator pedals. | Image: Tesla (PDF)

Tesla temporarily halted deliveries and recalled every single Cybertruck after a viral video showed how the pad on its accelerator pedal could slip off and get stuck in the interior trim, leaving the pedal depressed “down 100 percent, full throttle.” Now, video from a Tesla event in California taken today and Tesla’s own documentation confirm the riveting installation that secures the pad with a rivet, and they show us exactly how it’s done.

While Aaron Cash’s video posted to X says it’s a “35 second recall fix,” demonstrated at the “Cyber Takeover” event in Long Beach, the video starts with the required drilling jig already in place.

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