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    Denied eMMC replacement - what to do?

    My 2014 is AP-nothing, so $2000, plus $500 for the FM module, I'm guessing. Moot point since the SC had no parts to replace the bubbled touchscreen or the MCU.
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    Denied eMMC replacement - what to do?

    Well, folks about 2 hours after my post, Tesla calls & says my car is ready. I discuss screen replacement and MCU2 upgrade. Now it sounds like MCU2 includes the main screen and dash screen and it's more like $2500... but I didn't drill into it, because there aren't parts available to do the...
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    Denied eMMC replacement - what to do?

    Dropped off my 2014 last Friday at the Tesla service center. They said it'd be 5 days... I said 'why did you schedule me so far in advance of the work you're going to do?' (EMM daughterboard replacement). They gave me a BS answer about it taking a long time to upgrade firmware. Well...
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    Model S - Buying a used 2014 model

    I have about a month of experience on my 104K-mile 2014 85. It came with a fluid void in the touchscreen, which is not super bothersome, but I will be replacing it. It takes about 12-15 seconds for the dash panel to boot up, but the touchscreen is usually on when I get in the car. I've had a...
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    Model S Technical / Mechanical Issues

    Tesla-approved tires carry a T0 designation and have a band of foam material on the inner circumference. I recently bought a set of Model X Slipstreams (20") for my 2014 Model S and bought Ohtsu FP8000 tires, which are around $125 each and not Tesla-blessed. Trying it out. So far so good. I...
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    Trying to get tech support for Home Charging

    brkraus: its almost as if I can't trust everthing printed on the Internet! Moved the charger to a better outlet and... it started (trickle) charging. Sorry for the barrage of misinfo I digested. I'm a newbie to the Tesla ecosystem. I'll figure it out. And thank you.
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    Trying to get tech support for Home Charging

    My bad. This manual is giving me a different interpretation of the 4 flashes than the previous one I found. It's indicating a bad ground, which is something I can address. However, the "commissioning" process still requires a WiFi connection and a password, which apparently was in a document I...
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    Trying to get tech support for Home Charging

    Thanks. Been through all that. As it says on page 10, 4 flashes means WiFi needs to be set up, but the device does not appear as a 'network' on my phone and the web page for doing the setup seems to be no longer in existence. So, as stated before, I need to find someone who has been through...
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    Trying to get tech support for Home Charging

    This is the uncooperative unit.
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    Trying to get tech support for Home Charging

    Hey. New Model S owner here (105K mile 2014) got it through a dealer, so I inherited a level 1 charger which is giving me 4 flashes -- which is an indication it needs WiFi setup. But it doesn't appear as a 'network' on my phone. The QR code scan gives me a bunch of numbers that do not resolve to...

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