Tesla Motors announced to owners and reporters today that it will issue a voluntary recall for all Model X SUVs built in late March and earlier over a possible safety issue with the optional third-row seats.

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The automaker said that a part could “slip” in the event of a crash, causing the third row seats to move forward in the event of a crash. The recall affects about 2700 Model X-es in total, all built before March 26.

The issue was discovered in internal testing before the Model X-es were sent to Europe; in U.S. testing, no such failures occurred, and no customers have experienced the problem. The part is made by an outside supplier.

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But Tesla said it’s being proactive on the safety front, and is this issuing a recall on its own. The recall will take about two hours, and as new parts are produced, will be conducted on a “rolling basis” over five weeks, the automaker said.

In the meantime, Model X owners are asked not to put anyone third row seats.

Here’s what Tesla told owners in an email:

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Recently, during an internal seat strength test that was conducted prior to the start of Model X deliveries in Europe, the recliner in a third row Model X seat unexpectedly slipped. The recliner, which is provided to us by an outside supplier, is the locking hinge that allows the third row seat back to fold forward, and if a recliner were to slip during a crash, the seat back could move forward.

Similar testing was conducted before the start of deliveries in North America, with 15 confirmation tests having been conducted without a single recliner failure. Despite these prior successful tests and no reports of a third row seat slipping in any customer vehicles, we have decided to conduct a voluntary recall as a precautionary measure and will be replacing all affected third row seat backs.

More to come.