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  1. stew18

    Replacement battery question?

    Hi there, Let me start off by saying I love my 2021 Tesla Model 3 LR with 85k. A couple weeks ago a had a message on my screen that said, "maximum charge level and range may be reduced". It suggested I make a service appointment. I also noticed that overnight my maximum charge level and...
  2. F

    2023 Model X Front Windshield Tint Installation Methods and Warranty Questions

    Hi, I am looking to get my 2023 Model X front windshield tinted (along with all windows and sunroof) and had a few questions. 1. Few shops are telling me that they can install 1-piece ceramic tint on the front windshield without removing any plastic covers or cameras. On the other hand, some...
  3. Amber EV

    Vendor AmberCare Extended Warranty Early Access period live in FL, NJ, PA, OH, RI, MI, TN

    Tesla Motors Club members, today we’re thrilled to announce that AmberCare is now available for Early Access. Our extended warranty is tailored with a modern approach, built by Tesla owners and industry experts for the Tesla community. Our High Voltage Protection plan covers everything from...
  4. H

    Tesla Warranty Transfer

    On the warranty page (https://www.tesla.com/en_gb/support/vehicle-warranty) it mentions that "when a vehicle ownership transfer is performed through Tesla." the warranty still applies to the new owner. When purchasing second hand from a dealer, is there a way to check if a vehicle's ownership...
  5. 100d

    Best third party warranty

    Purchased a used Tesla with no warranty. Anyone have any suggestions for a warranty I can purchase. My battery and drive train are still covered for a couple years but I’m curious about anything else. Can’t get extended warranty on the app. Anyone have suggestions??
  6. B

    HELP!! 2023 MXP_7000MLIES_UI_a020 - Steering Assist Reduced.

    Today, my car shows UI_a020 - Steering Assist Reduced. It started to make some unusual noise when I turned in the past couple of weeks. I am not sure what happened. I request a service and will drop my car to Tesla tomorrow. I just got this car for 5 months and no more than 7k miles... Tesla...
  7. XCare EV

    Available XCare EV Protection

    This thread is for the general discussion of the marketplace listing XCare EV Protection. Please add to the discussion here.
  8. XCare EV Protection

    Service XCare EV Protection

    XCare from Xcelerate Auto is the first extended warranty designed for EV's with a strong focus on working around Tesla Service! Created by former Tesla Partners and leadership, with a dynamic team that is mostly former Tesla. We are not only Tesla owners, but helped build Tesla as a company, and...
  9. Alaron

    Expired 2013 MS P90+, Free Lifetime SC & Premium Data, New Battery & Drive Unit Warranty, MCU2 and More...

    This thread is for the general discussion of the marketplace listing 2013 MS P90+, Free Supercharging & Data, New Battery & Drive Unit Warranty. Please add to the discussion here.
  10. J

    Warranty start date

    I’m looking at a used 2019 MS and wondering how much longer the warranty has time-wise. It’s a dealership, so I have no contact w the previous owner. From the carfax registration dates, it looks like maybe a couple months? Or maybe till May of next year? What do you guys think? It has 31k...
  11. Mikecm1

    Clicking noise when accelerating: repaired at SC, not covered under warranty?

    2020 LR with original drivetrain warranty still active. Had clicking when accelerating or decelerating. SC diagnosed and fixed – "Lubricate at Hub the Left and Right Rear Drive Unit Halfshaft". Was charged for service as employee said this was a maintenance item, not warranty, that this is a...
  12. R

    Tesla Maintenance Deployed Airbags During Inspections

    Hi everyone! Tesla service center deployed the passenger airbags during a check up and they have had the car for about 2 months. I am posting this question to see if anyone else has had similar experience or is well-versed with the Tesla Policy. Approximately 2 months ago I took my Model X...
  13. F

    90-day window for rattles?

    So... don't mean to complain but this struck me as odd. Got a '22 MSP, wellllll within the manufacturer's warranty. Taking it in for the track package installation on Monday. Mentioned that the plastic housing over the center screen hinge is rattling, and asked if they could check and fix it...
  14. A

    Bought a 40.5k miles 2020 Model 3 with significant Battery degradation. What can I do?

    Hello all!, I am a first-time Tesla owner. I would like to know your opinion on my findings. As I mentioned, I just purchased a certified preowned Model 3 with 40.500 miles through the tesla.com website. I did a good research about Teslas and, among other EVs I considered it the best option...
  15. L

    1 week old Model 3 P - tire vibration - warranty?

    on 5/25, I took delivery of a new 2023 Model 3 Performance. To celebrate this, I took the car on a road trip the following weekend. I almost immediately noticed a vibration in the steering wheel under certain circumstances ano when I got home, I requested service via the Tesla app. Tesla’s...
  16. C

    Should I buy through Used tesla inventory or Dealership?

    Please send me your advice regarding buying a used Tesla 3 (2020 30k miles). I am considering going through Tesla directly as they are offering a 2 year warranty and 5 year battery(or 100k mi) warranty. They are not letting me see the vehicle however and I must trust that their quality control...
  17. S

    Bubble in tire - Boston

    Has anyone successfully navigated receiving tire warranty coverage in the Boston area for bubbles in the tire sidewall? Two of my tires have them and the car is new. Tesla says they don’t do it. Pirelli says that warranty overage exits and Tesla should. Other pirelli dealers say they do not...
  18. A

    SC not honouring 12 year Body Rust Limited Warranty for spoiler

    2017 MX underside fixed spoiler panel paint is bubbling. It is an uncommon but known issue on the forum I see. After initially quoting £0 repair estimate and agreeing “I’m sure the spoiler is covered under the paint warranty” SC is now refusing to honour the 12 year Body Rust Limited Warranty...
  19. E

    Dirt Roads and Salt Brine: Rusted 2 Y.O. Model Y Rear Brake Lines in New Hampshire

    Hello All, I have a 2020 Model Y that I drive up in fairly rural New Hampshire - part of my road is dirt, and I drive regularly on roads that are treated with brine including I-89. When I went to get my car inspected, the mechanic pointed out my rusted (to the point of near failure) rear brake...
  20. 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...
  21. terraform

    Woke up this morning to find my rear windshield spontaneously shattered!

    Not sure when exactly it happened, some time between 11pm and 7am. It was 33-deg F outside and I had turned on the defrost at around 6:45am, where my Long range MY was parked. As you can see, there is ice from the previous days snow storm (not sure if it’s related to the breakage). You’ll also...
  22. M

    Advice on Repair options

    I recently had my Tesla 2016 Model S 70 in for balancing at my local shop and they noticed a damaged front lower control arm fore and aft. The invoice for the repair is $1,800 (see pictures and invoice). I have a few questions regarding this repair and would like to hear your feedback and...
  23. hsfrank

    Thoughts and experience of 110 volt charging

    I am a new MY owner. I took delivery on December 24 so I was fortunate to get the $7500 discount and 10000 miles free supercharger. Since thone free miles did not kick in until Jan 6, I decided. to go with the mobile connecter and my 20 amp household outlet that was already in the garage. There...
  24. M

    2021 Model 3 Needs New Battery

    I got my car delivered in June of 2022. Have had no issues really with the car except the steering wheel stopped working (couldn’t adjust it) they fixed that under warranty. Fast forward to a year or so later and I get a notification on my screen “max charge level and range may be reduced…...
  25. J

    2018 Model S 75D extended warranty / repair costs

    Hi all! 4 year warranty expires in a couple weeks. I’m in canada and the car has 74,000km (about 46,000 miles) and got offered the following prices for Extended Service Agreement. 4 year - $7645 CAD + tax = $8638 CAD 2 year - $4160 CAD + tax = $4700 CAD In my opinion this is quite pricy...
  26. M

    Lift gate Malfunction, Warranty?

    Has anyone had issues with their MY lift gate? I went to open it and heard a loud bang the other day. I believe the right side malfunctioned/got stuck while the left side countinued to try to open until it slammed shut. Now it won’t open at all. I took it to Springfield who informed me it...
  27. Supratrboo

    FS: Tesla Model S 85 kw - FUSC - AP1 - MCU2 -97k Miles - Blk/Blk/Blk

    Recently changed to a model x for the family. 2014 Model S 85kw MCU2 AP1 Black / Black Panoramic Sunroof Premium interior package Alcantara headliner and dash 21” black powder coated turbines Ceramic coating July 2022 New tires New 12v battery HV battery and drive motor still under warranty...
  28. L

    Tesla warranty for car noise

    I have a one year old Model3LR which has more problems than I wished for. Squeaky noise in the back seat, a seat belt stuck, camera warnings. Tesla fixed the noise problem before, and when they fixed the back seat belt issue the noise came back. However when I brought that up again, they refused...
  29. G

    Rattling noise coming from dash top pad. Not covered under warranty. DIY fix suggestion?

    I have been haunted by this rattling noise issue right after vehicle delivery, and used to think it's coming from the steering wheel. It happens when I drive on bumpy road with relatively low speed, and is more obvious when weather is hot. After several service visits they were not able to...
  30. D

    Steering wheel leather FAIL

    I have 50k miles on my ‘21 Y LR and the leather on my steering wheel has started to bubble up, and loosen creating a hazard. Started service appt and was told this is normal “wear and tear” and not covered by warranty!! Asking for $1500. What gives?? Anyone else had this issue? Or advice on...
  31. F

    2019 MS Raven Performance w/ FSD and Ludicrous+ 49,500 miles, NYC $85K OBO

    2019 Model S Raven Performance with Ludicrous+ and Full Self Driving still under bumper-to-bumper warranty Full Self Driving is transferable to new owner Brand new half shafts just installed and driven in chill mode ever since. NO SHUDDER!! Dark grey metallic, premium black interior with carbon...
  32. A

    When Do I Give up on my 90,000km 2013 Model S?

    My Model S ran amazingly and needed minimal service for the first 8 years. It's low mileage but had been in 2 major accidents and still drove really well after these incidents. Ironically, after my warranty completely expired last year, it's been nothing but trouble. I had the suspension...
  33. P

    Model S Seat Defects

    Interesting question, I purchased a used 2022 model S with 1200 miles. I was doing a deep clean of my white seats today so I can prepare for ceramic coating. I’ve come to realize all my seats have defects. I was wondering if this is covered still even though I have 2,300 miles, and the car was...
  34. vanR

    DIY Tesla Drive Unit Repair

    Check the youtube channel I started about DIY repair of the Tesla Large Drive Unit (DU). This may benefit those who like to fix their car themselves, epecially if it's out of warranty. Here is the link: https://youtube.com/channel/UCIHg1trfQQTYIA88w-ZcCdw Background: The DU in my 2012 Toyota...
  35. M

    2018 model s suspension defective. 54,000 miles

    I recently went to get my 2018 Tesla Model S serviced in Burbank, CA My suspension is defective and Tesla is refusing to cover the expenses. Tesla wants to charge me $2,000 for the repair for my vehicle to be able to get aligned correctly. I asked for a good will adjustment and they only...
  36. S

    Telsa Replacing Computer (Warranty)

    Tesla is replacing my car computer due to a hardware fault with the WiFi. I currently have AutoPilot Hardware 2.5 (It's a 2018 LR) Would they replace it with the new Hardware 3.0 FSD computer? Curious if anyone's gone through something similar via warranty. Thanks!
  37. S

    coolant leak in rear drive unit (12k miles on odometer) and Tesla says someone touched it so the warranty NOT applicable

    Pictures: shows leaking hose. Also notice absence of impact damage. History: car was traded into Mercedes and Person A bought it. I bought it from Person A. Tesla says: Service advisor says his Tech person is sure someone non Tesla “touched the car” or was working on the car. Their “proof” is...
  38. 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...
  39. D

    Buying a 2015 Model S 85 and have a few questions for the experts.

    Hi everyone, I found a 2015 Model S 85 with 118K miles for a great price. I'm going to sign the paperwork today pick it up in the next day or two. I just have a few questions. I got a carfax report and the first entry says is on 12/19/2015 / Milage 7,824 / Florida Vehicle purchase reported...
  40. O

    Warranty Coverage? Front Left Safety Restraint System Fault (RCM_a027)

    Others have posted about their many visits to the SC to get the Front left safety restraint system fault fixed. I, too, have experienced the same. It’s an error that won’t go away, even after I spent $300 to have SC replace my wiring harness. Now the SC is saying they want $2100 to replace the...
  41. Yanquetino

    How many PCS have failed?

    There are now numerous threads in this forum about the battery's PCS in the HV Battery Service Panel breaking down. In the dispute I have filed with Tesla awaiting AAA mediation, it would be helpful to have a rough estimate on how many forum members have experienced this problem. If you are one...
  42. T

    End of warranty question

    The warranty on my 2018 Model 3 expires end of June. As far as I can tell the car is in good shape with no issues, other than the outstanding rear camera cable recall — Should I go ahead and schedule a once over by Tesla before the warranty period ends? I’m sure there would be a cost but...
  43. R

    2013 MS stop light keeps fogging

    My 2013 model S is out of warranty since december 2021, my left stop light has been fogged for 2 months now, resulting on a part of the stop light not working, in April i am taking it to the service center, will they change it on goodwill or will they make me pay for it? I know that they usually...
  44. S

    Trunk Gap and lack of warranty coverage

    Upon purchase and pick up of my Tesla I was told that the large gap on the drivers side of my trunk was within standards. I expressed concern and even refused pick up of my vehicle when purchased due to these concerns and begrudgingly agreed to purchase when told it was within tolerance of...
  45. O

    Extended warranty

    Is there anyway to get extended warranty? I'm in Australia just got a 2017 x 90d. Thanks
  46. P

    Model X Reliability

    Debates are raging about the accuracy of third-party assessments of the Model X's reliability. Please share your firsthand experience here. If you are not a current or prior Model X owner, please do not respond.
  47. J


    SOS: Does anyone have a digital copy of the 2016 Model X P90d limited and power train warranty?! Tesla in Austin is the worst. They refuse to put any effort into finding a copy of the original warranty and tell me they only have the new warranty.
  48. T

    List of Warranty Replacements

    Starting a thread about Warranty Replacements/Repairs. So far, the following has been replaced under warranty: -control arm sealant (this was a proactive fix) -replaced the entire interior front dash -replaced charge port door I have a 2018 Model 3 LR. All replacements occurred in 2021.
  49. U

    Aftermarket coilovers and warranty repairs

    Just an FYI: any suspension modification may result in Tesla not covering warranty repairs of seemingly unrelated suspension components. I took my 2018 M3P to repair/replace wheel bearing (that developed a typical failing sound as I was told) and the manager told me that this can't be covered...
  50. S

    Tire and rim warranty?

    I purchased my model y in august and upgraded my wheels to the induction wheels. Today I slightly grazed a curb and have a little bit of curb rash. Is this covered under any type of new vehicle warranty? Not sure if wheel/tire and rims have any warranty. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!