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Tesla recalls Cybertruck over sticky problem. Blame it on — yes — soap

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Accelerator pedals on the new Cybertrucks can get stuck, a potentially dangerous production flaw. The reason why they’re so sticky is soap.
Tesla is recalling the new Cybertruck to fix a defective pedal pad that could cause accelerator pedals to get stuck in the depressed position, raising the risk of a crash.
Specifically, when someone stomps on the accelerator, the pad can come off and get trapped in a bit of trim.
That would leave the accelerator stuck in the “on” position — something that has happened at least twice. When a driver hits the brake pedal, the truck will stop even if the accelerator is depressed. No injuries or crashes have been reported.
The problem, as Tesla reported to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, originated on production lines with soap.

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