Welcome to Tesla Motors Club
Discuss Tesla's Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and More.

Search results

  1. M

    Tesla Service Rhetoric...sigh

    So I’m sitting outside at my local Tesla Service Center (Covid safety) waiting for them to perform a quick goodwill screen replacement on the MCU1. I had originally brought the car in 2 days ago for the daughterboard replacement and for them to look into why the rear seatbelts randomly lock up...
  2. M

    Electric powered sailboat?

    My wife has been getting into sailing and it seems like we might start a looking into creating a owner partnership with some friends and family for an affordable 30'-40' sailboat. Since I'm concerned about the emissions, maintenance, and weight of running a diesel motor, I thought it would be a...
  3. M

    11/13 S85 89K miles: New drive unit, 12V battery, and HV contactors

    December 2019 was a very bad month for me and my cars. From my neighbor's pine tree cracking a windshield to a Xmas vacation flat tire, then things got very weird for our S85. We were experiencing a "tracker beam-like" rotational whirring sound under load coming from the drivetrain over the...
  4. M

    Has anyone refreshed their Smart Air Suspension (SAS)?

    Our 2013 S85 is in the Service Center for a number of issues: rear seat belt tensioners locking and not releasing two tires mounted on backwards intermittent TPMS readings "Car needs service: Car may not restart" "Acceleration and top speed reduced" "Regenerative braking system disabled" I...
  5. M

    Anyone else thinking about Fire Suppression in their garage?

    With the recent spontaneous car fires, not necessarily limited to Teslas (BMW, Hyundai, etc), has anyone thought about retrofitting a fire suppression system in their garage where they park? I'd hate to have a fire overnight or while I was away, especially with pets in their crates at night...
  6. M

    Strange Air Suspension Sag?

    My wife and I left our late 2013 MS 85 w/ SAS at an airport parking garage for 4 days starting 8/28. I turned off cabin temp protection, and was surprised to see the car only dropped 5 range miles when we got back to the car. Then something weird happened when I backed out of the spot. There...
  7. M

    I'm unable to access Sketchpad

    I've got 11/13 production MS 85 w/ tech package on 2019.20.2.1 and have never been able to access Sketchpad. When I triple-tap the "T" at the top of MCU screen I end up with the Atari Arcade selection screen. Anyone else experiencing this or has an explanation? I have no issues with playing...
  8. M

    [Poll] What's your average annual Supercharger idle fee?

    I'm curious to know what the average Tesla owner faces in idle fees at the Supercharger. I've been hearing from a lot of folks who don't own EVs remark that the idle fees are a cash-grab. The Tesla community generally understands that the idle fees exist to encourage more courteous behavior...
  9. M

    A great experience buying used through Tesla (1/3/19)

    I thought I would get a detailed story of how and why we bought a used 2013 MS85 through Tesla to document and perhaps help others in their process. I wanted to note that we did not buy a "CPO" Tesla; we bought a "used" car from Tesla and so our value and expectations were adjusted accordingly...

About Us

Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.

Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.