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    I tried to get horny today but couldn’t!

    Mine does the same thing. I had the horn replaced by home service. New horn does the same thing. I gave up.
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    Radar Detector Xmas 2020 nightmare

    I just parallel wired off the cigarette lighter socket.
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    Radar detector hardwire "switched v12" not working for me

    The 12V turns off when the M3 goes to sleep. My power comes from the line that feeds the 12V connector in the center console.
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    12v wire tap for Radar Detector

    I hard wired my Valentine to the 12V outlet. A few updates back, the switched outlet was changed to what appeared to be an unswitched outlet. The other day, I forgot to turn off the Valentine and was surprised that the Valentine was off several hours later. What I discovered was if I opened the...
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    Car not going to sleep + excessive vampire drain while connected to wifi

    I had the same vampire drain rate (1 mi/hr). Tesla did a virtual test and discovered the car was getting pinged every hour. You can isolate this issue by turning off Data Sharing. In my case, turning Data Sharing off stopped the vampire drain. I have three apps I use, Valet for Tesla on macOS...
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    Slip on snow in Park

    Did you put it in Park (P) or hold your finger for a second to set the Parking Brake? I believe Park just disengages the motors, at least that is what the tech told me.
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    12v wire tap for Radar Detector

    I have a Valentine One with a Blendmount. I tapped into the 12v lighter plug in the center console because it is switched. Everything I read said the mirror was a constant 12v source.
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    Model 3 Internal Radar Detector Performance

    I was going to originally go that route (all my other cars are that way) but the power is constant and I wanted it switched. So I soldered a wire on the pin of the Cig Lighter and picked up a ground at the lug under the cabin filter. Brought the wire pair under the glove box, up the passenger A...
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    Model 3 Internal Radar Detector Performance

    No, I used the Direct-Wire Power Adapter, Item 20305 from Shop V1 Parts Department | Valentine One | Radar Detectors and purchased the little stubby coil cord.
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    Model 3 Internal Radar Detector Performance

    I have installed a Valentine One in my M3 with no issues.
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    How do you get in neutral?

    Page 41 of the Owners Manual Neutral Push the lever up or down to the first position and hold it there for more than 1 second to shift into Neutral. Neutral allows Model 3 to roll freely when you are not pressing the brake pedal.
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    Obvious features/functions that weren't obvious to you

    I believe the hold causes all doors to unlock.
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    AWD delivery thread

    Reserve 02Aug17 Order 27Jun AWD:Red:19":Blk
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    AWD delivery thread

    Yes, VIN disappeared.

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