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  1. Ostrichsak

    Does Anyone Make a Door-Handle-Mounted Cup Holder That's Over 3-Inches in Diameter?

    tldr; I'm looking for this style cup holder but in something larger than 3" diameter: I'm growing increasingly frustrated with these Chinese offerings that all state they're over 3" in diameter but then you get them and they're less than 3" ID. The tumblers were use are right about 3"...
  2. C

    Drivers side door making a flapping noise when driving.

    So all of a sudden my Tesla model 3 LR 2023 drivers side window is making a flapping noise. If I push on it, it stops. If I roll the window down and back up it either stops or dampens the noise. I’m in NY and it only started when I used the app to open the door because my handle was frozen over...
  3. S

    Passenger door and trunk issues (model S 2014)

    The problem I have with my 2014 is very interesting. For sometimes the passenger door opens itself when I approach the car or when I put the car in park. Since the problem doesn't happen every time I have been ignoring it. I just made sure to check the passenger door whenever I leave the car. I...
  4. M

    What outstanding issues to expect on a MX today?

    Been reading the various helpful comments and feedback from members here. Great forum! I know some features are being addressed still by Tesla, but regarding some items I’m reading about, can anyone comment on what to expect in a MX purchased today? Specifically: - front doors opening...
  5. I

    Wrapping a White Model 3

    Hi everyone, I purchased a white Model 3 a while ago and have been really wanting to wrap it recently. Preferably a type of black. I know the jambs could cause it to look a bit goofy and was considering paying quite a bit more to have them done as well. Has anyone wrapped their white Model 3? If...
  6. itch808

    BRAND NEW Homelink Module for Model 3 / Y (comes with bracket, module, AND bolt)

    Selling a new Homelink for model 3/Y. Includes the Homelink, bracket and mounting screw. Can be installed via the service menu as a DIY. Part #1114984-00-B. Asking $185 shipped anywhere in the lower 48 states. Payment via PayPal F&F (otherwise you can pay the additional 3% fee) or Venmo. Feel...
  7. S

    Door not registering as open

    2020 Model 3 dual with 91k miles. When I open the driver’s door, the system thinks it is still closed. While pressing the button, the window drops and I can open the door, but as soon as I let go of the button the window pops back up and the computer thinks the door is closed. Does anyone...
  8. S

    Driver side door “tapping”

    My driver side door has a tapping noise that can’t be replicated at the service center but nevertheless happens on almost every drive. It’s subtle. I’ve removed the door panel and put insulation on every part I could imagine could rattle. It went away for a few months but is back. I removed the...
  9. W

    Car unlocking itself !!

    I locked the car but it remains locked for only 4 seconds and then it reverts back to being unlocked. I tried unlocking / locking via Tesla app. Also I cannot lock and unlock car via card since I am traveling currently. Please let me know what can be done to resolve it if any.
  10. J

    Massive Door Ding - No Sentry

    Hey all - first time poster. Have had my model 3 for four years now and first body damage issue. Left my car parked at the airport and some truck next to me slammed his door into my side. Pretty bad dent/paint came off. Of course I had sentry mode off. Anyone have experience on what this might...
  11. myky

    Model 3 door handle rubber bumper

    Hi guys, Where do I get this little rubber pin (please see below)? Got missing on one of my doors. Thanks, myky
  12. B

    Rear passenger door pops open

    2014 Model S P85 – passenger rear door unlocks and pops out Whenever the car is put into park, or unlocked from the outside via keyfob, the right rear door pops open just a little. I get an alert that the door is open and I have to either open and close it, or if I’m outside, I can just sort of...
  13. tanner

    Refreshed 2021/2022 Model X Doors

    I have a question pertaining to the doors on the refreshed X. The way it's worded on Tesla's site ("Automatic opening and closing front doors" -plural), it makes it sound like both of the front doors open as you approach them. Is this the case? Furthermore, do the auto opening doors work if you...
  14. S

    2022 RWD Footwell door pocket light mod?

    Hello, Has anyone tapped into dome light circuit to add footwell and door pocket lighting to m3 Rwd ? I would like to add footwell and door pocket lights, and for them to turn on/off with the dome lights The easiest way I can think of adding footwell & door pocket lighting would be to tap into...
  15. C

    Rear driver side door not opening

    Hi guys - This week the rear driver side door on our MY developed an issue. 3 out of 4 times it does not open from the outside anymore. It still opens every time with the inside button. It is very cold (down to -10F at night) here right now and the car is parked outside but non of the other...
  16. Palros

    Cold weather warning

    Just wanted to share a lesson I learned today. Defrost your car before you open the doors. My rear window didn't go down at all (which I understand), but when I went to shut the door the glass didnt go under the trip and scratched the chrome trim above the door in 2 places. Lesson always...
  17. C

    Selling Model 3 Interior Door Panel (Black)

    Selling my rear passenger door panel. Asking for $230 - half the price Tesla charges for a new one. Why am I selling it and why half the price? If you look closely at the 5th picture, you'll see the small cosmetic dents on the plastic strip that my puppy has caused with his claw. My...
  18. B

    Model 3 collision damage - thoughts?

    Hey everyone.. got into an accident this morning. A woman hit me coming through an intersection after I stopped at a stop sign. Insurance should cover everything (I may or may not have to pay a deductible), but I'm concerned the damage is beyond repair. I scheduled some time with the local...
  19. 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...
  20. HeyEph

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

    How do you manually release the doors?
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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....
  24. 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...
  25. H

    Wing Door Fun

  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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?
  31. 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?
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. jrleyva23

    Paddle Gears for model S door handles For Sale

    PM Me for price!
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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...
  39. 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?
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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?
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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??
  49. 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...
  50. 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.