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NEW YORK, NY - JULY 05: The inside of a Tesla vehicle is viewed as it sits parked in a new Tesla showroom and service center in Red Hook, Brooklyn on July 5, 2016 in New York City. The electric car company and its CEO and founder Elon Musk have come under increasing scrutiny following a crash of one of its electric cars while using the controversial autopilot service. Joshua Brown crashed and died in Florida on May 7 in a Tesla car that was operating on autopilot, which means that Brown's hands were not on the steering wheel. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Hey Rat Rockers if you own or even maybe you know someone who owns a Tesla you might want to share this story. A New Jersey man has had a scary moment literally in his hands when he was driving his Tesla Model Y’s steering wheel fell off while he was driving back in January.

This steering wheel issue has really gained a lot of attention after Prerak Patel was out and about in Woodbridge, in his Tesla Model Y and it was not the first time this had came across the radar because this is the second report that came in with this problem.

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GARDEN CITY, NEW YORK – SEPTEMBER 15: A general view of a Tesla car charging station on September 15, 2022 in Garden City, New York, United States. Many families along with businesses are suffering the effects of inflation as the economy is dictating a change in spending habits. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Prerak Patel does report that he was disappointed that Tesla never reached out to him and never really investigated his incident, but he did appreciate the NHSTA stepping up and figuring out the manufacturing defect, and he is hopeful that Tesla will fix this problem so no one will experience what he had to deal with.

He was with his family when this occurred and thankfully himself and family are okay, and Tesla did replace his car at no additional cost just around a month after this scary incident. There is a new recall that does include on manufactured cars from June 23rd 2022 to May 1st 2023.

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FREMONT, CA – SEPTEMBER 29: Tesla CEO Elon Musk speaks during an event to launch the new Tesla Model X Crossover SUV on September 29, 2015 in Fremont, California. After several production delays, Elon Musk officially launched the much anticipated Tesla Model X Crossover SUV. The (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

If you ask me I would hand the steering wheel to Elon Musk himself and have my car towed in his front lawn plus give me a bunch of money for almost killing me.  Can you imagine driving and having your steering wheel fall off in your hands ? Please feel free to leave your thoughts right here and spread the word if you know anyone who has a Tesla to make sure that the car is running safely.

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GRUENHEIDE, GERMANY – MARCH 22: Newly completed Tesla electric cars at the official opening of the new Tesla electric car manufacturing plant on March 22, 2022 near Gruenheide, Germany. The new plant, officially called the Gigafactory Berlin-Brandenburg, is producing the Model Y as well as electric car batteries. (Photo by Christian Marquardt/Getty Images)

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