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    Membership is limited to Tesla owners.

    Membership is limited to Tesla owners.
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    This is a test
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    True Driving Range

    As with an ICE car, a Tesla's driving range is a function of many things, including speed. On a recent 8-day trip, my first long range trip in my S, I noticed that the predicted driving range did not match what my odometer displayed as I drove. On a flat highway using cruise control to...
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    Stuck Charge Port

    While parked at a Supercharger location during a recent 8-day trip, my charge port refused to open. I could hear it unlatch, but it stayed closed. I was able to push it open via the access hole in the trunk. It has been OK since that one occurrence. Has anyone had a similar experience?
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    Near annual replacement of 12V battery is typical according to Tesla Service Tech

    I am at 23.6K miles and 19 months, with no indication from Tesla or the car that my battery needs replacement. Did they start installing better 12v batteries or link them to a generator later in the production cycle?
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    Saving power on down time.

    I started to use the Power Off feature after I returned from a 16 day vacation in September to find my previously fully charged (85%) S down to a range of 30 miles. Prior to that, I had noticed a range drop of 2-3 miles per day; not too bad. The results with Power Off enabled were...
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    Firmware 7.0 - For Classic Model S

    I received 7.0 on 10/15/2015. Still waiting for the Release Notes to be posted on the Tesla web site. The notes that came with the download were, as usual, cryptic.

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