Who would have imagined that you can be locked out of a Tesla car when you fail to buy a new battery? Well, this has been confirmed by a man who claims that his electric car locked him out till he buys a new battery which is very expensive. The Tesla owner recently lamented how he was locked out of his electric vehicle because he was unable to buy a new battery valued at ₦11.32million. Guesses are that the technology was put in place to ensure the safety of the Tesla owner and other road users on the road. Regardless, we would all agree that it is a lot of money to spend on a new car battery. According to reports, the affected man who is from Canada revealed that he spent more than ₦60million back in 2013 to get the car. He also confirmed that he has a handful of Tesla cars.
This is the furious Tesla owner who was automatically locked out of his car till he buys a new battery
The Tesla owner, Mario Zelaya known by his TikTok account @supermariozelaya explained that he reached out to another Tesla owner of the same brand who claimed they had experienced a similar issue. Mario Zelaya then took to social media to explain his ordeal and how his Tesla car has locked him out for some time now. The TikTok video got the attention of many people all over the world and it currently has over a million views. It should be noted that Tesla car batteries are usually very powerful and that seems to explain why it could go for such ridiculous prices in the market.
Below is the video of Mario Zelaya explaining how his Tesla car has locked him out until he buys a new battery.