Tesla Motors Recalls Roadsters for Fire Danger

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Electric carmaker Tesla Motors (TSLA) is recalling 439 cars because over fire concerns.

The company said it is recalling Roadster models 2.0 and 2.5 after an incident where a cable chafed against the edge of a carbon fiber panel in the car, creating smoke and possibly fire behind the right headlamp.

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The cable is a 12V low voltage auxiliary cable from a backup system.

"This issue is limited to the 12V low voltage auxiliary cable and does not involve the main battery pack or main power system," the company said in a statement.

Tesla owners will be notified by e-mail and normal mail. The company can service the cars at customers' home or offices.
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