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  1. bcsteeve

    Help! Rear seat not unlatching

    I'm going to pick something up this morning and my passenger side rear seat won't fold down. The electronic release switch DOES make a noise, but it doesn't unlatch. The manual switch does nothing as well. Seat won't budge. Any ideas?
  2. M

    Quality MX 2nd row seatback (5 seat)

    Hello everyone, Picked up yesterday, majority of car is perfect. 9.9/10 on panel gaps, & alignment. Hard to do paint condition check as it was raining. One issue I found; between the 60/40 split in the second row seat-back of the 5 seat (tax edition) version, part of the cover looks like it is...
  3. D

    Model Y Black to White Seats swap after Purchase

    I really really want to upgrade my Model Y’s Black Seats to White Seats. Open to seat SWAP with someone’s White Seats in SoCal area or finding an alternate way to get original Tesla White Seats with minimal impact on pocket. Went for Black because of the obvious maintenance issues, but can’t...
  4. M

    White perforated upholstery

    Hello, I recently bought a new to me December 2018 Tesla Model X P100D 6 seater with the Ultra White interior with perforated seats. There was a bad stain on the back rest of one of the 3rd row seats. This stain had been tried to be remove, but the upholstery was damaged when I tried to make...
  5. G

    Model Y back seat rattle: SC claims it's by design. Any fix?

    My new Model Y 5 seater has this rattling / vibration noise upon delivery. It comes from where two seat parts contact each other, and it just sounds like leather rubbing against leather / cloth. If I set them to different recline level, or just lay one side down completely, the noise is gone...
  6. S

    Scratches behind driver seat!! Help!

    Accidentally had back seat cargo shift and scratched a few dings/indents in the back of the my driver seat. Looks like the material is leather of some sort, not plastic. How can I have this fixed??! Any ideas?
  7. S

    Second row seat error “unlatched”

    Over the past six months, I intermittently received the error message on my mid-row seat not being latched. In some cases, the seat wasn’t all the way back, but none of my controls (side of seat or touchscreen) could push it back more. The next time I turn the car, I could push it back and the...
  8. P

    2015 Tesla Model S Driver Power Seat Issue

    Hello, I tried to search through the forums and did not find the issue / solution to the problem I am having with the driver power seat. The driver seat reclines fine with no issues, however, when I try to move it forward or back, I hear a grinding noise and only the left side of the seat...
  9. 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...
  10. J

    RCM2_a564 Front left safety restraint system fault

    Hi All, I see a lot of people already had issues "restraint system fault", some solved it by manipulating seats connectors... worst case scenario is to replace the complete seat (which would cost 3740€ here in Belgium !) so before paying for nothing, I'm trying to find what this RCM2_a564...
  11. P

    Seat Defects (Creasing/Rippling): Seeking advice on repair/warranty claims

    Hi Everyone, I recently purchased a '21 Model S Plaid with under 4K miles [have yet to take delivery]. The car was registered in March '22, so it is < 1 year old with 37 months of warranty remaining (given how much it was driven, it is practically brand-new). The original listing, if it is...
  12. O

    Damage to the driver's seat TMS: replacement and upgrade?

    Hello everyone, The leather on my driver's side seat is very degraded. My Tesla Model S P85 was registered in France in March 2014. The seat is original. Having had the opportunity to drive a more recent TMS, I noticed that the seats had been improved: thicker, more comfortable...
  13. GedMelbAU

    Rear seat squeak - tucking in a blanket stops the squeak

    I have a 2020 Model 3. In the past couple of years the car has developed a squeak in the rear seat. I have discovered that if I put a blanket or towel between the seat cushion and the back cushion of the rear seat the squeak goes away. I think the issue is the seat material rubbing between...
  14. C

    Ceramic coating interior

    Has anyone ceramic coated the interior of their car? Seats, dash trim, door panels etc. Was it worth it? I’d be interested in what your experiences are as I am considering getting my interior coated.
  15. J

    Front Driver Seat Side Bolsters Flattening

    Hello, Got my Model 3 LR in May 2022 and have put 10k miles on it. I don't really remember how the front seats felt when I first got the car, but I noticed that the side bolsters on the seat don't hug me much. I noticed this when I got into the front passenger seat and felt how well my sides...
  16. B

    Car wash damaged my seat.

    Just got my brand new refreshed model x washed for the first time. Took her to a reputable hand wash car wash. Exterior looked pristine! Opened the door to get in and there is a huge gouge in the driver seat. Did they have a knife in their pocket? The owner/manager owned the damaged and is using...
  17. ev_go123

    Squeaky /creaky driver's seat issue identified

    tl;dr Sharing for people with the same issue: M3 driver's seat squeak is due to misaligned/rubbing seat rails. Proper fix is properly align the rails, less ideal/maybe temporary fix is add grease. I've had an annoying creaking noise in the driver side seat that seems to come and go in my 2022...
  18. M

    Baby Car Seat compatability

    Hello all, I just wanted to post my experience with purchasing a compatible car seat for our baby to go in our Tesla model S 2020 in the UK. We decided to go for the Silver Cross 360 with ISO Fix. The manufacturer mentions in the documentation that the model S is compatible with their seats...
  19. O

    7 seater- exposed wires under rear seats

    I have a 2022 Model Y 7-seater. Below the second row seats, I see a green/white wire fully exposed and seems it can break off easily from sliding the seat or from people getting into the 3rd row. Does anyone else see these wires under their seats? Tesla Service tells me it is normal. It doesn’t...
  20. ferventcoder

    Subtle drivers seat movement in Model S on braking/acceleration - Normal?

    Apologies if there is already a thread on this - I see a thread under Model X - Driver seat movement I'm seeing the same in a Model S 2020 we just picked up almost two months ago. When I am braking and then I step on the accelerator, it feels like the seat is moving back and forth a little. It...
  21. Andrew

    Changing a 2016 Model X from 6-seats to 5-seats?

    My parents have a 2016 Model X in the 6-seat configuration. They are really frustrated that the second row seats don't fold down, so the car doesn't have nearly as much storage/cargo room as they would like. Do the currently Model X's have the same issue? (or did Tesla maybe change it so the...
  22. D

    Model 3 Seats Causing Excessive Sweating, any breathable cover recommendations?

    Last month I purchased a new Model 3, and I've just picked it up this week. One thing I've noticed when getting out of the car (despite having AC on pretty chilly) is that my back and bum are quite moist from sweat. I did not have this issue in my previous car (a KIA Cerato with fabric/mesh...
  23. G

    Baby Car Seat

    Looking at ordering a tesla model 3 very soon. i currently have a hyundai i30N with my baby seat in the back. will the car seat fit nicely in the tesla? i have seen people put it in the middle seat, but it is on the left side of my i30 will it fit in the seat properly on the left? i know it...
  24. S

    Front seat after warranty replacement

    Hello! I have a question about the replacement of the seats under warranty, because my service has replaced the driver's seat. And now the driver's seat is very different from the passenger's. And that's why I am asking if I have the right to demand replacement of the passenger seat as well? My...
  25. 6

    Model Y Headrest Defect (warping)

    Long story short, my driver's side headrest starting warping early last month (around 2500 miles) and got progressively worse. I put some headrest covers on it temporarily so I can drive comfortably in the meantime. I scheduled a Tesla service visit for this issue last month and it's been pushed...
  26. T

    Bucket seat too deep

    My wife cannot sit in the Model 3 bucket seats because they are too deep and she has a back issue. Has anyone found a way (besides the seat settings) to make the bucket seats less of a bucket?
  27. corndog

    First Australian-made Seat Covers for Model 3 - Neoprene

    I now own the first (??) Australian made seat covers for a Model 3. I got SuperTrim in Dandenong, VIC to make them for me. Details: - 2.5mm Neoprene (mine are all black, but they have options for stitching colour, embroidery, and some textured/embossed materials) - Air-bag safe - Stitching...
  28. N

    Model X Seat Wiring Scheme

    Hello! I am in big need of the wiring diagram (like my picture, but the right one). The seats are from a model X 2016 with Cooling feature. The white connector to the seat has 16 cables in total.
  29. nrushforth

    Seat crumpled after 6 days (134 miles)

    The drivers seat in my MIC SR+ appears to be crumpling/stitching puckered on the right hand side. It’s only 6 days old and I have only done 134 miles. Does this look right to other new owners or would you set up a service appointment for it?
  30. M

    White Seats Stained from Tesla Seatbelts

    Hi All, I'm a new to this forum, and excited to be here. I have owned my Tesla Model X since September 2017, and it's been great. However, my white seats are getting damaged from the seatbelts. Tesla is looking into this, but I wanted to know if anyone else is experiencing the same thing. I...
  31. I

    Legroom Difference 6 Seat vs 7 Seat

    Hi, I just placed an order, currently for the 5 seat model. Our entire family is very tall, so we're looking at the best option for legroom for the second row, and we were wondering if the 6-seat option gives any more movement for additional legroom than the 5 seat option does? We're...
  32. M

    Do all models use the same leather interior?

    Hello, wondering if all models are having the same interior quality for the seats. Thanks
  33. Gwgan

    Seat swap new Y for old 3?

    Do Model 3 and Model Y use the same front front seats? We have an early Model 3 with the first version seats. We considered a new Model Y as a replacement but do not like the new seats. Is it possible to swap original 3 seats with latest Y seats? Anyone want to swap?
  34. E

    Seat Covers - Model X - Wet Okele

    Original Product: Seat Covers for Tesla Model X (6-Seat) Retails for $999 USD + Shipping + Duties (so CAD you are looking at $1500). I am selling a used set for $1000 CAD. They are in great condition, the middle row covers are a bit worn on the piping (no longer a bright white, but still stand...
  35. N

    Model s (facelift) Seat features/ control without Hardware unit? -> office chair

    Hi, I plan to pickup a Model S Facelift seat for a cheap price (around 230USD) to build it as a office chair. Now i maybe want to use the electric functions like the seat adjustment and maybe also the heating and cooling option. Is it working with 12v power supply (at least the adjustment) or do...
  36. D

    Removing executive rear seat back...

    I've got executive rear seats and I bought the old fashioned bench seat. I'm trying to uninstall my existing exec seats but I don't know how to unlatch the seat backs. The seat backs of the executive rear seats don't have the functionality to fold down but they still have a latch like the...
  37. Mash

    Brainstorming of race seat build for Model 3

    I was recently actively defending that for dual-use purpose Model 3 doesn't need more than Schroth Quick Fit 4 point harness. While it tremendously better keeps your ass and allows you to turn a wheel instead of holding to it, it's not really helping you to properly feel what happens with a car...
  38. R

    Cleaning white interior

    Does anyone have any recommendations for cleaning the white interior. I have a puppy who has managed to get slobber everywhere and I see some blue streaks too that I need to remove. First Tesla and would love some advice!
  39. D

    Swapping executive rear seats for bench style

    I bought a used 2015 Model S P85D with the Executive Rear seats and those seats don't really fit my needs. That is to say having 3 seats in the back is much more important than having 2 extra comfortable ones. Anyway I'm looking at this set of ebay items as it seems like everything I need to...
  40. G

    Trade seats?

    Just traded in our 2016 75 S for a 2020 LR. Loving the much better range and the power lift-gate, not liking the cruise control or the new seats. On that note, 2 questions - 1. Is it possible to swap out the "Tesla Premium" sets for the Gen 3 2015-2016 seats? 2. Anybody in the DC/NOVA area...
  41. L

    Next Gen Seat CPO - comfort for a full sized guy

    I am looking at some 2016 CPO model S options and the seat choices are all over the place but mostly are either next gen seats or the premium seats (although these models are usually more expensive). I am about 5'9 and a bit over 200 lbs and from posts I've been reading many complain that the...
  42. puritan

    Replacing middle row, Model X 7 seater

    Heavy user here. 70,000 Miles in 25 months. I've noticed that the middle row has become supremely uncomfortable for the occupants over time. I am seriously looking into getting them replaced with different seats. The issue was especially apparent when I compared them against a RAM 1500 truck...
  43. Happy Kappy

    Tesla Model S OEM Third row Seat with the hardware

    I have a third row seat that has been sitting in my garage for a year. From a 2018 Model S. It comes with seat, support, brackets, c pillar trim w/ button, and the related bolts. You can see it all in pics. Note the back has a gouge in it from something being dropped on it (oops). Best...
  44. Circci

    Protecting your white seats

    I have seen mentions here and there throughout a few threads where some people have ceramic coated their seats. But there are conflicting reports because some products say they are not meant to be used on light interiors. The main products I have seen are: 303 Protection Spray...
  45. sniperside

    New Tesla Model S 3rd Row trunk mat for Rear Facing Jumper Seat (RFS)

    I bought a rear Tesla cargo mat when i purchase my new model S. It also came with this mat that is used for model S tesla with the rear 3rd row rear facing jumper seat. Located in Raleigh, NC Tesla sells for $70 + tax Footwell 3rd row trunk Model S All-Weather 3rd Row Footwell $50 shipped
  46. M

    Model X New seats (Q4 2019)

    Hello all, Today I took the model x delivery. My understanding was that the orders placed after October 29, 2019 would come with a newer (or sleeker) seat design with seat pockets. I ordered my car at the end of November. Delivered today. But it doesn’t have seat pockets for front row seats...
  47. T

    2020 seats are different?

    Just stumbled upon this comment from MotorTrend: (MotorTrend Announces Its 2020 Awards Podium Finalists - MotorTrend Group) "The 2020 Model 3’s seats offer more bolstering, and rear passengers now enjoy a more ergonomic position, as the bench has been raised for improved comfort." Has anyone...
  48. D

    Driver seat squeaking sound

    Hi All, I’m 6 feet tall and drive with seat all the way back. From day 1 m’y seay made sounds when heading over bumps or as weight shifted in my seat. Took to SC twice. Second time around new seat approved and replaced. It was fine for a few days and now it’s back. Not as bad as first time but...
  49. McGillUSAF

    P85 Premium Seat Retrofit

    So I managed to get a Premium Gen3 seat and was going to try and use one of the guides someone else posted for the NextGen seat retrofit but this won't be possible due to the newer style wiring/ connector. Also, the seat I purchased has the ventilated option as well so there will be even more...
  50. J3ThePainless

    Interior rattles

    Hello everyone I am absiabsolu loving my new model 3 but there are a few noses that are bothering me. First when the driver seat is all the way back it makes a squeaking and popping noise when turning. I am 6'3" so I really need it to be back all the way. Second there is a rattle coming from...