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  1. Glenn T

    Garage Door Suggestions

    Cleared out the garage in anticipation for the new Y. I previously had a 3 that got eaten 😋 up by this Garage Door! Looking to replace this garage door opener with something more Tesla friendly. I live in a part of California that hits triple digits during the summer. Any suggestions or...
  2. HeyEph

    How do you manually release the doors of the Model Y?

    How do you manually release the doors?
  3. S

    Model Y - Read doors chips damage - Repair

    After 20k miles Model Y rear doors look like that: A bit too late, but decided to install Model Y Paint Protection Film (Model Y Paint Protection Film), but first I had to do something with damaged paint. In attempt of avoiding expensive door re-painting tried Tesla paint repair kit ($55...
  4. U

    Falcon wing door refuses to open

    Hi everyone, I’m new to these forums so please forgive if this has already been answered. We have had our 2017 MX100D since December 1, 2020 and have loved it! But the passenger side rear door has now decided it doesn‘t want to open - not with the fob, outside handle, inside button or center...
  5. S

    Does anyone know how to fix this? [interior roof trim area]

    I have owned a Model 3 for about a year and when I was installing an roof top sunshade I noticed one of the panels was popping out. Does anyone know how to fix it? Please see the pictures below: please help....
  6. J

    Door opens on its own

    Several hours after I washed my 2018 Model S in a no touch high pressure wash while parked in my garage I got a notification that my driver door was open. I went out and found the door ajar. I thought I must’ve left it ajar myself and wondered why I didn’t get notified earlier. A little while...
  7. H

    Wing Door Fun

  8. Rshephorse

    My Door Handles are Invisible In the Dark!

    I Love the blacked out look of the car, I love the deep blue color of the car.... but as the days get shorter and the weather colder, I realize that finding the door handles is going to be a challenge, especially with gloves on! I also appreciate living and recreating in areas with little light...
  9. R

    Rattle inside the rear passenger door.

    I know there are a few posts about rattles inside the door panel but in my car the rattle is inside the door itself. I can hear the rattle when I hit on it near the door latch with the panel removed. I have no idea how to get to it without messing around with the glass assembly. Does anyone try...
  10. U

    Model X 2019 Raven Sound Deadening Doors Project

    Disclaimer: I am not responsible for any issues that may occur if you try to do this yourself. This is only to show what I was able to do and how I did it. We have had our 2019 MXLR for about 10 months now, and I have been obsessed with trying to cut down wind and road noise ever since we...
  11. T

    Model 3 Sr+ Door Closing Question

    We just got out model 3 and when we shut the doors, they sometimes don't shut all the way, probably 75 percent of the time. You really have to shut the doors really hard for them to close all the way. Is this normal ? The door will close all the time if you slam them. The same goes for the...
  12. T

    Manual door release - OK to use? How to avoid?

    My passengers always seem to use the manual door release, although I have pointed out the correct button. Is there a problem with using the manual release, and if so how to direct them to the correct button?
  13. C

    Door ambient light LED strip not working

    I have a 2015 Model S and it has an LED strip under the door arm rest for ambient lighting. The one on the passenger door doesn't seem to be turning on anymore. Has anyone ran into this issue and how did you go about fixing/troubleshooting it?
  14. R

    Noise from passenger front door - like a loose nut in door

    This noise sounds like a nut that is loose in the door. I doubt there is a nut that is loose in there, but it's just to explain what it sounds like. I hear a "knock" when I accelerate or decelerate. If I accelerate/brake very slowly, the noise doesn't happen. But if I drive normally, at every...
  15. C

    Model 3 Driver's Door - Help Identify Loose Part

    I went to open the driver's door on my 2019 Model 3 and as soon as I pressed the large part of the handle, I heard a part fall internally, inside the door. The door still appears to open and closes fine and the window operates fine. As I drove the car, I could hear the part sliding back and...
  16. jrleyva23

    Paddle Gears for model S door handles For Sale

    PM Me for price!
  17. D

    Rear window does not stay fully up, causing wind noise

    I took delivery of my SR+ last week and love many aspects of the car, but I'm having a few frustrations. Top of the list for me is that I get a lot of wind noise from the driver's side rear seat window, which will not remain in its fully extended position. The window will extend to its highest...
  18. A

    Just picked up Model X today, has defects

    Wondering if this car sounds like trouble, given a few problems already on Day 1 of delivery. I was excited to pick up my new 2020 Model X today in Devon. Vehicle looked great, 23 miles. Is a long range, 7 seater. I gave it a pretty thorough inspection using a checklist I downloaded from...
  19. AlanSubie4Life

    Looking for Do-it-yourself Door Alignment Information

    My passenger side doors have been misaligned on my car since I got it over a year ago. I'm understandably reluctant to bring the car to a service center to have this addressed (some of this stuff is on the due bill, which I still haven't had addressed): TL;DR: 1) Has anyone adjusted the...
  20. B

    Improvements on my new ‘used’ P85D

    Hey everyone. I finally pulled the trigger on my ‘new’ used Model S and it is a beauty! It’s a 2015 P85D, loaded to the gills. I actually think it has every option Tesla offered at the time, including rear facing jump seats, panorama roof, alcantara dashboard and carbon fiber trim. I’m thrilled...
  21. S

    Battery port door no longer opens when pressed

    I used to be able to unlock and open the battery port by putting pressure on the port door itself, and it would open. This no longer works and I have to do it from inside the vehicle on the screen. Any idea how to fix this or was this a deliberate change?
  22. R

    Driver door chrome trim hits FWD chrome trim

    When I close my (driver) door, it makes a big "metal against metal" sound. I found out it's because the chrome trim runs into the FWD's trim. See attached picture. It didn't use to do that... Is there something that got out of alignment? Perhaps the position of the car when you close the FWD...
  23. J

    Does everyone have door seal like this?

    Hi everyone! New Tesla Model 3 owner here. I interned at Tesla two years ago when they released Model 3. I even participated internal testings for seats. It was interesting that they wanted to know if females feel comfortable about the head rest when they tie their hair up. Anyways, I finally...
  24. S

    Can See Back Plastic From Interior Driver-side Passenger Panel When Looking Into Car From Outside

    The interior panel with the armrest, button to get out, window controls is sticks out above where the trim line is on the outside. When you're standing outside the car, you can see the plastic backside from that interior panel. It's pretty ugly. Haven't seen anyone else complain about this, but...
  25. Steve_in_DE

    Door ding! *#^%^$*%$ !!!!!

    Today my wife managed to open the door on HER car too wide, and BAM! - I am now the proud owner of a Model 3 with a door ding! It's a little dent right on the sharp body crease near the top of the left rear door. It's it's first blemish in 5 1/2 months and 8k miles. AAARGH! I THINK it's a...
  26. fasteddie7

    Door trim coming off

    I noticed this morning the silver trim that wraps around the car is starting to come off. It looks like there is just adhesive holding it on. Is this something I can grab at the auto parts store and stick back on myself?
  27. M

    How far does your front door open when pressing door button?

    When I got my model 3 in mid April, the two front seat doors used to open widely (about 45 degrees) when pressing the door button from inside. Now they open very slightly (less than 5 degrees), and sometimes I would need to simultaneously push the door when pressing the button to open it, just...
  28. J3ThePainless

    Door dent removal

    I just took delivery of my model 3 a few weeks ago and someone puts a dent in the side of my back door right in the center on the angel. Does anyone know of a way to fix it or how much a body shop should be charging me for it. I have a preliminary quote of ~$1,000. So I need your advice. Will...
  29. mrfra62

    Openen bestuurdersdeur

    Misschien is het al eens aan de orde geweest maar mijn vraag betreft openen voordeuren. Ik heb een X en mijn keyfob is een leuke kleine X. Knopje frunk opent de frunk. De trunk de achterbak. Twee knopjes voor de falcon wings en bovenop twee keer drukken open en drie keer drukken is dicht en op...
  30. D

    Model S - Water in Door wells

    After heavy rains I get water in the door wells of my Model s 2017. I've taken in for service twice and had seals redone and one of the doors reset... wondering if anyone else has/had that problem??
  31. D

    Passenger window rolls down when driver door is opened

    It doesn't happen all the time, but often enough for me to rule out accidental pressing of some buttons. Both passenger windows (front and rear) have done it, but not at the same time. When I open the driver door (whether from the outside to get in, or from the inside to get out) one of the...
  32. R

    Model 3 DOOR Clearance

    I have an 7" (7 inch) wall next to my driveway on the driver's side. What is the ground clearance of the model 3's DOORS when opened? I don't have my model 3 yet, so curious if someone can measure and let me know so I can do something about the wall if need be before I get my car. Thanks.
  33. ModlS3XY

    FWD put a hole in my garage drywall after upgrading to V9

    I had a feeling that the FWD sensors either stopped working (a bug in V9) or were made more “confident” with V9. The FWD never opened to full height previously since it would sense the garage motor (although it could). After v9, I saw that it started opening with full speed and to the full...
  34. O

    Model S Doors - Exterior/Interior - Front & Rear

    Hi guys I have a few doors/door panels to sell. Any specific pics needed PM me. All are located in Houston, TX but can also ship nationwide. 1.) front right door panel, black $400 2.) front left door panel, white $400 3.) front left door panel, white $400 4.) rear right door, with glass...
  35. Mirlen

    Charge port door sticking?

    3/17 Model S, today I had an issue with my charge port door not opening. Clicking the HPWC button initiates a 'click' but nothing happened with the door even after several tries. Unlocked car with all handles out, same thing, tried in mobile app, same thing, tried on MCU, same thing. Applying...
  36. tanner

    Model 3 Handle/Door Protection?

    Does anyone know where I can find something like this for the Model 3? Maybe something that just covers the part that sits flush agains the door: Invisible Door Handle Protection Covers (Set of 4) Also something similar that covers the shiny metal that says "Model 3" right when you open the...
  37. BrainCandy

    Need help with squeaky window/door and getting "Tesla grape" scent

    I have a couple of questions that I hope some of you kind folks can help me with. I'm getting a quick squeaking sound most of the time when I open my driver's door (sometimes it's louder than others). It kind of sounds like the window is rubbing against the rubber seal. Is there some sort of...
  38. O

    2015 s70 part out

    rear ended car with salvage repairable title 17000 miles folding mirrors black leather seats panoramic roof white color no premium sound base wheels all airbags are good sold the following items DU and subframe pack charger hood pass fender front bumper cover everything else is for...
  39. lunitiks

    Door smashed by truck as it automatically opens

    Tesla Model X door gets torn off by truck as it automatically opens, owner and Tesla argue over what happened Google Maps
  40. BLKMDL3


    Just went to the Tesla store today and the manager was showing me around and I was looking at inventory cars and he pointed out they just re-did the door latches front and rear. They WILL NOT fail or creak. They are SILENT. The noise we hear is plastic pieces rubbing and they completely just...
  41. N

    2012 model S P85+ for PARTS

    Hello everyone, I have decided to parts out my black model s p85+ after purchasing over $7000 in parts and completing the majority of repairs. Tesla refused to sell any more parts and shut off updates for the car as well as refusing any service including programing a new key fob (the original...
  42. F

    Supercharge cable button opened another charge port

    I was about to supercharge my Model X, brought the Tesla charge cable close to the port and pushed the button. Not only my charge port, but also the port on a (unoccupied, presumably locked) neighbouring Model S opened up. Did the other owner forget his key in the car? But even then, isn't...
  43. B

    3 Beep alarm!

    On a short drive yesterday I got a 3 beep alarm. I sounded like it was coming from the drivers door and sounded like the door alarm. It occurred while on a short drive with no notifications on the dash or 17 inch screen. It repeated about 3 times in a 5 mile drive. The doors and everything else...
  44. J

    Auto Presenting door

    I was wondering why sometimes as I walk up to the car it doesn't detect me approaching? It either fails to open at all or it only opens slightly even though there is no car parked next to me. Is any one else having trouble like this?
  45. M

    V8 vs V7.1 Falcon Wing Door Speed Comparison Video

    Just got my Model X V8 this morning and made a quick side by side comparison video of the Falcon Wing Doors speed. I think the biggest difference I see off the start is closing and locking. A huge difference. Check out the video here:
  46. dprisoner

    Can't Set Trunk Door Height...

    I follow the instructions for setting the trunk door height, but it just continues to go full height - which I can't have it do in the garage. This means that the only door I can open in the garage is the driver's door, and if it ever rains (this is California after all) it means getting stuff...
  47. H

    Crack between passenger door and door panel..

    I thought it sounded a bit weird when my wife closed the passenger door today so bothered to take a look and bang.. :( Not sure when it became like this, although not sure if this is related to the annual service a few weeks ago where they did fix something on that door. Anyone has seen this...
  48. D

    Self Presenting Doors upgrade after Delivery

    Hey everyone, First time poster, long time lurker. I finally took the leap and ordered the model x. I ordered it without PUP but then realized (after 7 days) that self presenting doors were apart of that package. Question: Does anyone know if I can upgrade self presenting doors after...
  49. Hank42

    Gen 2 door Handles and "puddle light"

    I am a long-time hold out from the original S who's door handles ejected 100% and had no "give" or "flex" that emulates the feel of a traditional car. After a failure of one handle to present, I (reluctantly) agreed to have all 4 replaced with the new(er) gen 2 door handles that present to...
  50. Gabzqc

    List of Sensors in a Model S

    Hi All, I have searched for a thread on this topic but have not found anything. Only links to Parking Sensor problems! Admin please move thread if you feel it should be in a different area. Has anyone seen a list of Sensors that must be built into the Model S? There must be some simple sensors...

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