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  1. J

    Service center was no help, looking for advice on a knocking sound coming from my back right side seat.

    Hello friends. I took my model 3 to a service center today to get a rattle coming from the passenger side rear seat fixed. The tech identified the problem, said it was fixed, and it clearly isn't. I have been trying to narrow down the source, and it sounds like it's coming from 1 or 2 joints...
  2. M

    Tips how to keep my battery healthy using mostly fast charger all the time?

    i just bought a brand new model 3 base model, wanted to ask you guys for some tips how to keep my battery healthy using mostly fast charger all the time?
  3. R

    "SIGNAL" on DCDC harness or connector needed

    Good afternoon Everyone, I am having a hard time finding a connector/pigtail ( I know its part of a harness we just don't know which harness that is ). It is underneath the wheel well on the front passenger side, to be exact its on the DC DC - the issue that we are having is that our customer...
  4. T

    Advise On Order Hold Please

    Hello Everyone , First Time Tesla Buyer Here. I Was Suppose To Take Delivery On My New Model Y 7 Seater On September 22nd. Ended Up Having To Reject Tesla Due To Poor Quality Issues. The Tesla Employee Put My Order On Hold Until October 1st. From What I Understand I Was Told The Hold Is So The...
  5. R

    Subwoofer Install Error Code

    I installed a subwoofer and amp and now I am having the error code “Electrical System is unable to support all features” & “Electrical system backup power is unavailable”. I installed this at a shop, and expressed how I was worried about the error code or else I would have done the install...
  6. G

    what part is this?

    what part is this? the name or even part number is a big help. Its from the old gen tesla model 3 center console trim. fell down the center console and dont feel like tearing the console up over this small piece.
  7. B

    My new model 3 is having constant software issues - did anyone else experience this?

    I just bought my Model 3, about two weeks ago and I am having constant problems with my navigation system and cameras. My navigation just stops working and shows my car parked in a parking lot I left days ago. All my cameras just show black screens any time they are in use. I have tried...
  8. F

    Getting Some Pretty Crazy And New Error Codes

    Was recently driving my 2022 M3 LR when I got these errors just out of no where: ---> Attached Below. I have contacted tesla service and they said they've sent it over to engineers to look at but it's currently the weekend so nothing else from them yet. On images (IMG_4826 and IMG_4827), the red...
  9. V

    Looking for Buzz Lightyear Model X Guy

    In search of a gentleman I seen on the 101 freeway in the bay area near Mountain View, CA. I seen this on the commute home today and I must find this guy. So bummed I didn't follow him 🤭 but there was just too much traffic. Considering how unique his Model X was and the fact that he was wearing...
  10. Q

    2012 Model S Seat retrofit to Lexus IS (HELP NEEDED)

    Hey all, I am currently putting 2 tesla seats into my Lexus IS. I've fabricated seat brackets for them but cannot figure out wiring for the drivers side. The passenger side was as easy as splicing 2 wires to get all power functionality. I did the same work for the drivers side but only lumbar...
  11. A

    (Video) HELP- Sound from front!

    EDIT- It ONLY happens when the wheel is completely straight. Any slight turn on the wheels, it doesn’t do it. Hey everyone, I have a model S and I’ve sold the S and purchased a X but there is a noise coming from the front and seems like it’s coming from something rotating. The buyer and myself...
  12. AJLanger5

    2023 Model Y Tint Price and Which Windows - NW Ohio

    Hello, I’ve gotten several Tint quotes in NW Ohio, from well reviewed (4.5+ stars) shops, and all have been consistently high IMO… >$1000 for whole car. I’m looking for ceramic tint as I had on my prior Tesla, but these prices are ridiculous. Are these following brands good, are these prices...
  13. S

    HELP!! Need CCS Combo 1 Adapter Immediately

    HELP!! Need CCS Combo 1 Adapter Immediately Long story short, I'm a new MYP owner waiting for the car to show up in my account, and need to do a long 20-hour trip tomorrow from Orlando to Dallas. Since I can't use superchargers while waiting for verification I'm planning to use 3rd party CCS...
  14. R

    Wiper blades covered and frozen in shirt

    So I just had my windshield replaced because the landscapers kicked rocks up onto it. The other day it was scratched again. Then the property manager said that they had to blow the puddles of water away before they froze. He suggested to wrap the wiper blades in an old T-shirt to prevent rocks...
  15. C

    Which Trim model 3 should I buy?

    Good evening fine Tesla folks. Looking for some advice here. My wife has recently come around to the fact that the Miata we purchased in late 2019 is no longer practical for our family with our son starting day care and our days in the office being variable. We need to have a second vehicle he...
  16. J

    I need some help deciding on what to do in this situation

    I got my MYP recently, then 3 days later I hit a deer, the car seemed just fine to drive, so I continued to do so while I wait for my insurance to give me an estimate for the shop, very little damage (idk how to post photos here yet, sorry) So 5 days go by, and on the fifth day my windshield...
  17. B

    Rattle in front of driver - Need advice!

    Tesla have had my car the last few days to fix a rattle in the parcel shelf and one in the dash, directly in front of the steering wheel on a right-hand drive Model 3. They claim to have insulated the dash, but after getting it back the rattle is immediately even more noticeable. I would like...
  18. S

    Odd noise when starting/stopping charging

    Has anyone had an odd noise come from the front of the vehicle when starting/stopping charging? Almost sounds like a bad ball bearing or actuator of some type going bad. It started doing this earlier this week. I swear this car is just one thing after another. Video:
  19. P

    Poor initial experience with my Tesla Model Y Performance

    Hi folks, Looking to see if any of you had a similar experience with your Tesla initially. I took delivery of my 22 Model Y Performance about three weeks ago. I've had a really rough go and find myself almost sick to my stomach when I think about how much I paid vs the quality of vehicle I...
  20. Patrick_PACNW

    Sentry Mode / Consider me fairly upset new M3 owner

    My two month, one week, old Model 3LR was backed into at some point since Friday. I kept the car parked at home in my garage from about 9pm Friday night until this morning. I get to work and discover damage to the front bumper cover. I'm sure you all can imagine exactly how I felt in that...
  21. A

    Tesla Mobile Service No Show - Unresponsive

    Hi All, Newbie here to this app and forum, but figured I’d give it a try. I own a Tesla Model 3 (since circa 2018) long range and love it. I’ve always scheduled service maintenance visits via the Tesla App with no issues. I’ve always been able to schedule services at the service centers...
  22. D

    No FSD based on over 1,400 miles and an average score of 100 for love 2 weeks

    Hi everyone! After resetting the safety score, I got 98 daily over 22 days, and an average score of 100 over 15 days and 1,400 miles. I still haven't received the FSD beta yet. Does anyone know what's wrong? I had kept 100 for the last 6 days before yesterday, but yesterday I got 99 based on...
  23. R

    Trouble commissioning Wall Connect

    Hi all, I have a new Tesla Wall Connector (TWC), and it is installed with a 40 amp fuse box. Electrician has wired it in, but I am having trouble commissioning it. I need to tell the Wall connect to use a maximum of 32 amps when charging. (Electrician has warned me to leave a 20% buffer for...
  24. O

    New model 3 with a problem with the window

    So my new model 3 has a problem. When the passenger front window is rolled up (or someone shuts the door) the window makes a robotic squeeze noise. It happens 6 out of 7 days I drive the car. Tesla has replaced the window regulator, but this did not fix it. I have a follow up appointment...
  25. F

    2014 Model S won't go into drive

    I'm going to call the service center tomorrow but was curious if anyone on here has any idea what's going on. I drove yesterday without any problem but this morning when I tried to put the car into drive the PRND all went red and it just went back into park. I've tried rebooting but it didn't...
  26. I

    2015 Model S 70D - Strange Vent Noise

    Hey everyone. I’ve been experiencing some strange sounds emanating from my vents on the passenger side of my car. It’s definitely related the the heating/AC because the sound immediately goes away when I turn the climate control off. Below is a link to the video (disregard the dust on the dash…...
  27. BoldAuto

    Model X 100d not connecting to Tesla toolbox 3

    I have a 2017 Tesla model X 100d that I picked up at an auction from Tesla corporate the vehicle retains a clean title even though it has been in an accident. I purchased Tesla toolbox 3 one month subscription thinking I could clear the crash in TAS and the SRS module but I’m unable to connect...
  28. M

    Please Help... Tesla Model S: Maximum battery charge level reduced (cannot get past 20 miles)

    This is kind of long, but I am trying to add every detail - any sort of help would really be greatly appreciated. I was coming back home with my family from a semi-long road trip on my 2013 Tesla Model S 85 that I've owned for about 6 months without any sort of mechanical or range issues. We...
  29. T

    Model 3 Dome and Visor Lights on and off every few seconds?

    I've been looking all over the internet, on forums and Twitter, with no luck even finding anyone with my problem. I am looking for any tips or suggestions. Ever since v11 all my dome and visor lights turn on and off over and over every few seconds until I put the car in drive. It get really...
  30. S


    Hi all! We are at Northern Edge Algonquin with our Tesla Model 3, and we don’t have enough charge to get to the Huntsville supercharger. We haven’t been able to trickle charge off the solar grid or the generator, and we can make it to the supercharger at nearby South River, ON, but that charger...
  31. J

    Model S Driving problems, thoughts?

    I have a 2016 P100D and I was casually driving today and made a right hand turn at a very reasonable/non-aggressive speed 10-15mph and the car instantly felt as if it fishtailed behind me as if I flew thru the turn at 40mph. I straightened it out and now the steering wheel is off center and...
  32. AndrewApple12

    Downgrading headlights (how do I read LIN signals)?

    I currently own a 2018 model s. The led headlights on it are terrible. ive had them replaced 3 times under warrant and the are still having problem. Teslas asking price for replacements is $3,298 and I didn’t want to pay for headlights that are going to fail again. I want to put in the pre...
  33. N

    tesla API: how to generate an access token using the refresh token

    Hi Guys, I need your help, I had created a small application that was using the tesla API to fetch the details from my car and then do some stuff. till now I was using the "Auth for tesla" app to get the access token eg (" qts-928368c3b72abcd60c2c60efc442c67f52c1a5af457ec56ee091c9fe55a3f0cf ")...
  34. 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...
  35. Z

    Tesla Agreement has incorrect information. No word from Advisor.

    Good morning all :) I just received my VIN yesterday, yays! However, the information listed on the Tesla agreement paperwork isn't completely correct. Little background: I live in NH and my closet pickup location is in NJ, 275 miles away, so I don't really want to make the trip for pickup to...
  36. tshields

    Vendor Champlain tower building collapse in Surfside, FL

    Dear Fam, Here at TeslaShields, we put our community and our customers above all. I am sure most of you have heard about the tragic building collapse that occurred in Surfside, Miami, Florida (a few minutes from where we are based in.) This has hit home to us, especially as a good friend of...
  37. E

    Sport rims curb rash

    I relied too heavily on the white lines in the backup camera during a parallel park and finally curb rashed my back rim 😩 Can anyone recommend a DIY fix for the 19” sport rims?
  38. M

    Dashcam icon frequently dissapearing after last update

    Model 3 SR+ w/ Samsung T5 ssd. Been working rock solid since I got it. Recently having very consistent dashcam icon dissapearing when I enter my car. Reboot usually fixes it but it's happening way too much now. Rebooting more than once a day.. Is the ssd going bad? Or is it a bug from the...
  39. M

    Sentry Cam no longer recording every event after update?

    After the most recent update for my M3 SR, 2020.48.35.5, my sentry cam no longer records all the events. Several times this week Ive got into my car to see there are multiple events, today was 8, and go to view on sentry viewer and there is only 1 video of me getting into my car. Sentry...
  40. G

    Attention Any Potential New Owners in London

    I wanted to offer my assistance to any potential new owners of Tesla's or any other EV's to help them navigate their first few steps into EV ownership. I live in SW London so happy to meet if you are local or can communicate over phone etc if you aren't. Am happy to answer any questions or...
  41. P

    Weak Seat Motors

    Howdy y'all! I recently did a test drive of a Model Y. Amazing vehicle, but I was surprised and disappointed to find out that the seat motors for both driver and passenger are too weak to adjust the seat without me lifting myself off of them. I am a large dude (350). I've never had this problem...
  42. M

    Model X Wannabe: How to convince the wife?

    Hi Folks. Great forum, and lots of good info. I've searched, and read through a lot of similar threads to my subject. Currently have family (~4 year old, and 1.5 year old), and driving a 2005 Honda Pilot with wife having a 2013 Subaru Outback. My friend just took delivery of his Y, (AS WELL AS...
  43. Z

    Tesla model 3 performance carbon spoiler damage and the bumper on the back

    Just buy a model 3 tesla 14 days ago and im all ready found a mistake, my carbon spoiler got a damage the plastic has been torn in a small place im afraid that water would penetrate in and make it worse, what to do remove the plastic or new spoiler? my back bumper has pulled away a bit, but I...
  44. F

    Driver Side Mirror Turned Out...Fix, Please

    Images are attached. My wife hit my driver mirror with her side door and turned the mirror out. I don't want to pull it back in as I feel the force I had to use seemed as though it could break an internal component. Any ideas on what to do would be appreciated. I'm also trying to avoid the...
  45. G

    Unannounced (surprise!) Tesla Delivery - Part 2: How to Deal w/ Delivery Issues?

    Hi All, I posted a thread last week about our experience moving to another state, and Tesla forcing us to accept delivery of a Model Y by dropping it off at our future house days before we had even moved into the house! (you can read more in the thread here), Update since we finally got...
  46. A

    Requesting expertise on buying from tesla.com/used vs dealership

    Hi! 1. Is it "safer" to purchase used Model S from tesla.com/used than dealerships? 2. What are some important things to look/test for if I do go with a dealership (which seems cheaper) vs from Tesla I did lots of digging on reddit but I was hoping to get some inputs from the community here on...
  47. S

    New 2019 MX Long Range

    Hi All! I have been creeping on here a while. I leased a 2017 MS and then had a GLE AMG Benz, which was great, but doesn't compare to Tesla! I luckily found a GEM of a deal in Orlando on a 2019 NEW Long Range Model X with only 200 miles. Apparently someone bought it, but returned the next day...
  48. C

    Question about 5mm spacers on my 22in Vossen rims

    Hey everyone I have a question regarding tires for my Vossen rims with 5mm spacers. Background: Currently I have Vossen VFS2 22x9 (5x120 +30) Front and 22x10.5 (5x120 +38) Rear. For about a year I have had Nexen N5000 Plus tires, which I have been happy with, but the problem is the fronts are...
  49. J

    Disinfecting wipes?

    Hi guys, Just took delivery of my new M3P yesterday. I have to give Tesla credit, we did a completely hands off delivery. Paperwork was sent digitally, and the car was dropped off by a tow truck. We have an immune-compromised child, so we are on hyper alert with everything going on. COVID-19...
  50. P

    60mph rear ending of my TESLA model 3

    hi friends, yesterday i was just waiting (stopped) on the highway to exit onto a ramp, and this van hits me at i don't know... 40-60mph? you can see in the attached pic the damage the van suffered during the crash my car suffered some damage, maybe 6inches of dent in the back? (pretty big area...