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    Who to contact to truly escalate service issue? 11+ critical features not working for half of ownership….

    I had a problem when I was getting a "reduced power" error. Took multiple service calls before they found the root cause. In my case it was a bad wiring plug. I found that having a relationship with your service contact is helpful. They can schedule appointments for you outside the app. Mine...
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    Safety Score

    Yes, no update for me since I opted in.
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    Safety Score

    I am in the FSB Beta Request logjam waiting to be let in the program. I live in a mountain community and driving from my house to the main road is a 3 mile drive and my safety score gets lowered for hard braking and aggressive turning. My 30 day score is 93 currently. I have not had a...
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    Owners Manual Crashes Model Y Software?

    If you want to get Tesla's attention file a report with NHTSA: Report a Safety Problem | NHTSA The OEM will be required to respond to the Adminstration.
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    AP wants me to switch to left lane "to follow route" on empty freeway...?

    I have seen this behavior when there is an upcoming entrance ramp. The AP does not like to be in the right lane and have cars merge on to the road in the same lane. It will brake and let those cars merge in front. So it tries to be in the next left lane to let those cars merge. Since it...
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    Turtle Mode: Power Reduced. Exiting and re-entering the vehicle may restore operation

    I wanted to describe a problem I had with my Model Y in case others encounter it. I took delivery of my Mode Y in August of 2020. In November of 2020, I got an error message on my Screen: Power Reduced. Exiting and re-entering the vehicle may restore operation with a turtle icon. The error...
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    Do Not Understand Tesla Rationale for Why There is No Sirius/XM in Model 3 or Y

    Sirus and XM are OLD technology. With improved and available cellular service around the majority of the country, satellite receivers are not needed. Yes, all OEMs integrated Sirus/XM in their infotainment systems in the 2000s. With most moving to Apple Car Play or Android Auto which do not...
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    CA DMV failing Tesla car for behind the wheel drive test

    I can still remember over 50 years ago when I was 16. The big FAIL item on TX DMV test was parallel parking. Everyone had big/long cars. My Dad had a Cadillac also a karmann ghia. So my choice was a BIG/LONG automatic or a small manual trans car. Used the Ghia and no sweat. Passed easily...
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    CA DMV failing Tesla car for behind the wheel drive test

    How much does this upset you and your child. If so, fight it. You said you talk to the examiner manager. They backed up the examiner. It won't be in any law. It will be in the DMV procedures. I would contact your state house representative. Also contact the State DMV not the local...
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    former BMW owners

    I had been a BMW owner for over 25 years. 1996 318I, 1997 M3 Sedan, 2002 740LI, 2007 X3, 2016 X3. They were good cars, but expensive to maintain. No upgrades. I was one of the first with I-Drive. I now have a Tesla Model Y. The MY is better than an X3. Period. It drives about the...
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    Personal EV station at Condo

    Easy fix. Have all the EV Owners run for the Board.
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    Personal EV station at Condo

    I live in a Condo association with 4 buildings and each building has 4 units. We do not have assigned parking, but have 2 parking areas for each building. I am the first to get an electric auto. We have a common circuit breaker panel in the front of each building. 200 amps. I wired in to...
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    Dear Elon: just remove navigation from your cars

    I wish we could all use the same terminology. Carplay and Android Auto are the user interface on the car screen that Apple and Google Control. Then there a applications like maps, navigation, music, etc. On most vehicles there is also an underlying native OS that controls many real time items...
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    Let's See Your Charging Setup

    My Utility Company provides the ChargePoint Home Flex plus credit. Live in a Condo with parking for each building. Has ChargePoint Home Flex, Wifi Access Point, and 110 volt outlet. 60amp Breaker. Charge Model Y at 48amp max level.

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