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  1. M

    How much does it cost to replace an airbag?

    After my Model 3 had an accident, the airbags on the steering wheel, knee, and both curtains were deployed. The body has all been repaired, and I'm curious about the repair cost of the deployed airbags.
  2. B

    Side airbag accidental deployment

    Last week I was driving home and I swerved quickly to avoid a deer starting to jump into the road. I went about a foot over the line and never hit anything, but as I was coming back to the center of the lane both side airbags deployed, and the car shut down completely and had to be towed out. No...
  3. A

    Passenger Airbag Icon

    Does anyone else’s passenger airbag icon remain on their screen, even when there is no passenger or weight on the passenger seat? Over the weekend, I received a SRS fault notification, and noticed that the airbag icon showed up on the right corner of the screen. It definitely was not like this...
  4. jobiggs24

    Color Matched Airbag To Gray Interior

    Took out the airbag today to spray it to match the gray leather interior pieces. Cleaned with 70% isopropyl alcohol. Wiped down with 1:1 Purple Power dilution and lightly sanded with 1000 grit sandpaper. Then wiped down with alcohol once more. Sprayed four light coats with 10 minutes in between...
  5. C

    Model S P90D Damaged Salvage

    Hi all first post as this is the first Tesla I’ve bought. Just bought a P90D Model S last week and have started stripping it down when it arrived home yesterday (4/7/19). It has some front damage but fairly high up not affecting the front bumper reinforcement bar or chassis legs. Air bags...
  6. Tech_Guy

    Does Airbag Recall / Replacement require software update?

    Like the subject says.... Does Airbag Recall / Replacement require software update? I've been holding on to 8.1 and would rather not be forced to 9.0 Hoping someone who's had this replacement done can answer this question from their experience...
  7. D

    Passenger Airbag Off Warning

    Hi all, I got my M3 this weekend finally and I noticed that when my 11 year old daughter sits in the passenger seat (she weighs 84 lbs) I get the passenger airbag notification off warning. No notification when my wife sits there (125 lbs) or testing with both kids in seat it works fine as...
  8. Wharton

    Autopilot Engaged and Override

    Has anyone had a similar experience? Yesterday my Tesla Model 3 (2018 version) proceeded to accelerate while the brake pedal was depressed going through an intersection at 20 miles and hour (accelerated to 45) causing an uncontrollable maneuver and vehicle control loss. The vehicle failed to...
  9. M

    Picked up X100D Saturday, went to service Tuesday!

    We picked up our beautiful Model X 100D on Saturday. My husband spent alot of time making sure the car was in top shape before signing anything. He used the checklist that is available online. We left the dealership ecstatic. We installed the car seats when we get home and decide to take for...
  10. E

    Speed (MPH) needed to deploy Airbags on Model S?

    Do any of you know the minimum speed needed to set up the airbags in the Model S?

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