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  1. FarmerDave

    How bad are Falcon Wing doors?

    We had a lot of issues with the Falcon Wing doors on our Signature model. It's a 'bonus' to early adopters.😉 All the problems were resolved by Tesla with revised sensors, windows, and weather stripping. Even with those issues the doors were a blessing when loading grandkids into their car seats...
  2. FarmerDave

    Unhappy with FSD sales and pricing

    1) The only difference I noticed was a few early features of FSD like stopping at stop signs were now available. I tried it once, but turned it off b/c it was immature, slowing way down 40 yards before the stop. 2) If you have hardware 2.5 then it will include an updated processor to version...
  3. FarmerDave

    Unhappy with FSD sales and pricing

    I bought early at the $2k price, got the computer upgrade, still no FSD beta.:(
  4. FarmerDave

    First significant problem with LR AWD after 2 years and 28k miles

    Get an outdoor cat. My yard was overrun by chipmunks and squirrels. Socks the hunter cat took care of the chipmunks in short order, and the squirrels saw what happened and decided to stay away.
  5. FarmerDave

    Total braking system failure?

    Please post again when you have the diagnosis from the service center so we can end this irritating guessing game.
  6. FarmerDave

    My wheel :'(

    When my Model X was in the SC for replacement of an upper window on the falcon wing door, the mechanic dropped a power screwdriver and it punched a hole in the leather upholstery. When I picked up the car the service manager told me immediately about the issue and said they would fix it but had...
  7. FarmerDave

    Amazing example of Tesla's ability to characterize obstacles

    Poor fellow is cone-footed.
  8. FarmerDave

    Blog Musk Hypes 'Exciting Things' for Battery Day

    I'm going to try to watch online, but poor Internet in rural PA means most likely a lot of buffering. On the list for StarLink!
  9. FarmerDave

    How I Recovered Half of my Battery's Lost Capacity

    As mentioned previously, you can operate the wipers for a quick sweep by pressing the button on the end of the stalk, or hold it in for the washer. Temperature & fan speed can be changed using voice commands after pressing the right hand button on the steering wheel. As with most devices, for...
  10. FarmerDave

    Funny story for ya'll....

    Model 3 doesn't have air suspension like the S and X; therefore no "jack mode". Did the shop install the correct size tires?
  11. FarmerDave

    Why is Tesla not using used cars as loaners?

    I get a Tesla loaner whenever I take my car in for service. Sometimes it's an S, other times an X. I took my P3D in yesterday for the FSD computer upgrade and the loaner was a red S.
  12. FarmerDave

    Falcon wing door buckled on glass roof

    My 2016 Model X also has over 50,000 miles, and I have never gad this problem.
  13. FarmerDave

    Falcon Wing Door false obstacle detection when Christmas dancing

    I had the same problem (phantom obstacle on driver's side falcon wing door). I demonstrated it to a Tesla Ranger who came for a different issue, and he tried it on the Model X he arrived in. He had the exact same problem at the same point in the dance. He concluded it was a software issue that...
  14. FarmerDave

    Did Model X Windshield Save My Life?

    $921 in July at the Service Center here in PA.
  15. FarmerDave

    X hit by 17 year old kid who just got his license, what now?

    Did you mention to the adjuster that you have a stiff neck since the accident?

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