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    False Positive Automatic Emergency Braking at 80mph

    I would report this incident and send video to the NHTSA since Tesla has been under investigation for odd braking behavior.
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    Use Scheduled Departure to Have Less Time at High SOC?

    How are you measuring battery degradation over time? Simply using the stated vehicle range on the screen based on SOC of 100% would not be an accurate metric. Seems to me you would need to actually drive the car from 100% to 0% SOC and see how far it goes and perform this test repeatedly at...
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    Use Scheduled Departure to Have Less Time at High SOC?

    Is there any valid battery science that can inform this discussion or do we just muddle along digesting anecdotal voodoo which is so prevalent sometimes on these forums?
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    My Supercharging experience... Is this right?

    Using the recommended SC stops based on Tesla navigation will likely result in fewer stops but longer charge times in my road trip experience. Definitely not the most efficient use of time. My next long trip, I plan to use ABRP and enter the recommended SC stops manually into Tesla navigation...
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    Model y long rang verses performance model y

    The only things you get by trading for a Performance Y is 0.5 secs faster going 0-60, larger tires, beefier brakes ( hardly used anyway), track mode, and a rear spoiler. Yes the ride will likely be a bit stiffer and not as smooth esp with the larger wheels. Does your wife really care about the...
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    A/C settings

    First to come to mind is to make sure you link the driver and passenger temp together by turning off “split” in climate controls. Secondly, and I’m not 100% sure, but the passenger vent may only be active when you have a passenger. Does perusing the owner’s manual address your question as well?
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    PPF [satire]

    Back in the day, folks used to encase their upholstered furniture is in clear plastic coverings. I’ll bet the OP doesn’t think twice about getting a screen protector for your phone!
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    Air condition controls

    If you feel the climate controls are superior in the Mazda or Leaf, then by all means drive those vehicles. Admittedly there is a bit of a learning curve to using the Tesla climate controls most efficiently. My beef is the amount of fan noise in the cabin and frequently adjusting the fan speed...
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    "Text Wife" voice command not working

    Try a different wife!
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    Model 3: Rattling rear deck

    I, too, have been plagued by this squeaky/rattling noise coming from the right rear of my 2022 M3 LR. Sounds to me like the crackling from a fire or the distant popcorn popping is the best way to describe it. At first, I thought it may be the seats rubbing together or against the rear door and...
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    Model Y rear seat rattles

    Where does one get these clips to install for squeaky rear seats? Right now I’m stuffing microfiber cloth between seats. Seems to be helping.
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    40 mi commute, office charger debate

    I don’t understand what all the fuss is about. It’s an 80 mile commute for heaven’s sake. Charge at home in the evening to 80-90% and you are more than good to go. No need to charge at work unless you need to feel special.
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    Autopilot causes an accident. What now?

    I’ve never experienced death before but I still carry life insurance.
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    Mobile Charger no longer included

    Competition? Sure, you only need to observe and experience the airline industry. All that competition and they still all charge the customer fees up the yang, provide lousy service and the food is barely edible on a good flight. They do this because the demand far exceeds supply and the...
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    Mobile Charger no longer included

    As a 2 Tesla vehicle owner, we use both mobile connectors daily since they are mounted and plugged into 14-50 outlets. On road trips we take one in the car. Hard to believe Tesla sees much upside to their decision to exclude mobile chargers from their vehicles. On the other hand, it’s appalling...
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    Strong Winds on Roadtrip

    Head and side winds can certainly impact range and efficiency. Under these conditions, it’s wise to add some extra charge when supercharging probably in the ballpark of 10-20%. May also find yourself making a few extra charging stops depending on the extent of the windy conditions. You’ll be...
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    Serious Issue with our 2021 Model 3 - Reported to TSB

    Is phantom braking more likely to occur with vehicles having Tesla Vision cameras vs the radar system used on pre-2021 models?
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    Front passenger seat rattle

    Thanks for the idea. I have a SC appt to address this issue but will try your suggestion to see if the noise goes away. It’s quite annoying.
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    Is it ok that Tesla used a 19 inch spare tire?

    I have a modern spare tire for a Model Y. Can I use this for road trips in my Model 3?
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    Front passenger seat rattle

    I have a 2022 M3 LR that's had a front passenger seat rattle since the day I took delivery a few weeks ago. It's medium to high pitched and random depending on the condition of the road. When a person is sitting in this seat, the rattle completely goes away. Sort of sounds like a loose plastic...
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    Worth buying performance over LR+boost JUST for the acceleration increase?

    Hard to understand why anyone needs or wants to have more robust acceleration than what the current M3 LR offers!
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    Whirring Sounds in Reverse with Model 3 AWD

    Sounds like an alien space ship.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    Took delivery today of 2022 M3 LR at Portland, OR Tesla Center. OD was Nov 27th with no holds or VIN rejections. MSM with black interior and no FSD. VIN 165xxx and has AMD Ryzen chip and Li-ion 12v battery. Delivery process went smoothly and efficient. Car was pristine and could not identify any...
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    Phantom Braking

    Try to google “Tesla phantom braking” and educate yourself.
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    Phantom Braking

    While we’re on the topic of recalls, there is a large article in today’s Washington Post about phantom braking problems with Tesla vehicles and the current NHSTA investigations into the issue. Seems unclear if this problem is related to sensitivity of the new Tesla Vision system vs the older...
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    You know, there’s medication available for this affliction. Run don’t walk to your favorite primary care provider!!
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    I understand your fearless leader Mr. Trudeau tested positive for COVID. Maybe shipments will resume soon.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    It’s my understanding that sometimes window opening and closing needs to be synchronized for optimal function. Details are a little fuzzy but I think there’s info about this in the owner’s manual.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    M3LR MSM, Black interior, 18”, No FSD OD Nov 27 EDD A bunch VIN Jan 29. 165xxx Ryzen chip and Li-ion 12v battery confirmed Delivery scheduled for Feb 3 Portland, OR Hope delivery goes well. As an owner of a 2021 Model Y, I think I know the drill.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    I texted my SA at number I received from Tesla shortly after I placed my order back in Nov. Basically responded to text I received today with my VIN. Asked to confirm Ryzen and 12v battery which they were able to.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    Yes we have same configuration and my OD was one day later than yours. Confirmed with SA that my 165xxx VIN has Ryzen and 12v Li-ion battery. Hopefully your M3 will be in Portland soon as well.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    Got my VIN this afternoon. 165xxx. Portland, OR Delivery Feb 1-5. MSM LR Black, 18” No FSD.
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    Motion Sickness

    Take a Bonine tablet an hour before the car ride.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    No, I received a similar message shortly after ordering on Nov 27 and still waiting on the VIN. EDD 1/29-2/9
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    Tips for parking in a tight parkade

    You can set the mirrors to fold in at your parking location. Very handy in tight parking situations.
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    Spare Tire EZ Spare Allow Wheel 145/60D17 model 3

    I’m sure they are responsive and just may be interested in selling me another spare I don’t actually need.
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    Tips for parking in a tight parkade

    If you are backing in there are very nice parallel guide lines which show up on the screen when car is placed in reverse. If pulling in there are distance sensors located near the front and rear which graphically show up on screen indicating how far or near vehicle is to objects or obstructions...
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    Question about PPF that was just installed

    Should be able to work out a solution to this problem with the installer.
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    Spare Tire EZ Spare Allow Wheel 145/60D17 model 3

    Do you all know if a Modern Spare for a 2021 MY 19” tire can also be used on a 2022 M3LR with 18” tires? Already have spare for the Y and hate to buy another for the M3 if I don’t need to.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    Can I place a hold until the stock market rebounds? Gggrrrrrrrrrr…
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    New EDD. Jan 26 to Feb 9 Previous EDD. Jan 21 to Feb 18 OD Nov 27 MSM Black 18” No FSD
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    Mine is staying with Jan 21 to Feb 18. OD Nov 27 MSM Black 18" No FSD No VIN
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    Completely agree!!! All of this breathless holding, cancelling, removing holds, unmatching VINs is a bunch of nonsense.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    Unfortunately there are FAR to many customer “service” morons who lack the interest and intellect to actually provide customers with accurate and timely information and assistance. Gotten to be a widespread and daily occurrence.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    Just to relieve some anxiety, how is one notified of a VIN assignment? On app under RN order #, text, email, SA call, etc? My EDD is 1/21 to 2/18.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    I went from ordering a Model Y to a Model 3LR since I already had a Model Y in the garage and lost my initial $250 deposit. Still waiting on the M3 order placed Nov 27.
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    Model 3 - LR AWD Waiting Room

    While a consumer should periodically shop around insurance rates, that is only half the equation. As important, if not more so, is a company’s reputation when it comes to dealing with claims as that is a critical time. After all, that is why you buy insurance in the first place. Sometimes the...
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    NEMA 14-50 requires GFCI breaker?

    Initially, my 14-50 install required GCFI breaker per inspection, but after having problems with nuisance tripping of the 50 amp breaker, and since the mobile connector has built in GFCI, my electrician agreed to swap out the GFCI breaker for non-GFCI at a later time. I ended up keeping the GFCI...

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