The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has said that flaws within certain Tesla models violate federal safety standards for power windows.

During production testing in August, the company found that the window reversal system in certain models may not react correctly after detecting an obstruction. Tesla has announced it will recall almost 1.1 million vehicles in the US and said a software update should be able to fix the issue. 

The recall is listed on the NHTSA website, and states that the issue may affect 1,096,762 vehicles, including certain 2017 to 2022 Model 3 sedans and some 2020 and 2021 Model Y SUVs, as well as some Model S sedans and Model X SUVs from 2021 and 2022. Owners of affected vehicles will be notified by letter, starting from 15 November.

Tesla said that vehicles in production got the update starting on 13 September, and stressed that the company was not aware of any warranty claims or injuries due to the problem as of...