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1st annual check up fee? $450??

Discussion in 'Model S' started by bktiger86, Mar 26, 2018.

  1. jelloslug

    jelloslug Active Member

    Jul 21, 2015
    Greenville, SC
    Here is what is done during the annual service per the service manual:

    Annual Service
    FRT No: 00019905
    Note: Not all of the procedures listed here need to be performed at each Annual Service. Refer to SC-15-
    00-001 for a list of the procedures to perform at the relevant service interval.
    Check for Alerts, Repair any Issues Found, Clear
    1. Connect a laptop with Toolbox to the vehicle.
    2. In Toolbox, select Perspectives > Predefined Perspectives > Service Default.
    3. Check the Currently Active Alerts, Alert History, and DTCs panels.
    4. After performing any necessary repairs, clear any DTCs:
    a. In the DTCs panel, select the "Clear DTC" radio button.
    b. Click the Start/Play button.
    Panoramic Roof
    1. Fully open the sliding glass.
    2. Use compressed air to blow out the drain hoses.
    Caution: Do not exceed 25 PSI (1.7 Bar).
    3. Wrap a clean cloth around a plastic pry tool or other thin tool, then use it to remove dirt and old
    grease from the 4 channels on each side of the panoramic roof.
    4. Apply Klübersynth noise reduction grease to the 4 channels.
    Caution: Use only Klübersynth noise reduction grease, Tesla part number 1031102-00-A. Other
    greases can permanently damage the roof seals.
    5. Move the sliding glass to the 30% open position.
    6. Remove the sliding glass .
    7. Apply Klübersynth noise reduction grease to the sections of the tracks that were blocked by the
    sliding glass.
    8. Visually inspect the links and shoes for damage.
    9. Reinstall the sliding glass.
    10. Calibrate the panoramic roof .
    11. Use alcohol wipes to remove any grease from the glass and appliques. Use a clean, dry cloth to
    remove grease from the rubber seals.
    Caution: Do not use alcohol to remove grease from rubber seals. Alcohol degrades the rubber
    Wiper Blades
    Replace the wiper blades .
    Cabin Air Filter
    Replace the particulate filter .
    Drain and refill the cooling system .
    Steering Gear Bolts
    Ensure that the bolts (x2) that secure the steering rack to the subframe are torqued to 175 Nm.
    Note: Components have been removed in this graphic to aid clarity.
    Hood Release Latch
    RWD vehicles: Clean the secondary latch, then apply the proper lubricant .
    Dual Motor vehicles: Clean the latch, then apply the proper lubricant .
    A/C Desiccant Bag
    Replace the desiccant bag .
    Brake Fluid
    Perform the full system bleed procedure .
    Brake Caliper Pad Slides
    Note: This is recommended for cold weather regions.
    Note: Cleaning and lubricating the caliper pad slides/abutments is not included in the Annual Service
    Note: Perform the following steps on all 4 calipers.
    1. Remove the pad retaining pins and collect the anti-rattle spring.
    Note: Always check that the anti-rattle clip has not been damaged. This part is easily damaged
    and is important to help eliminate squeaks.
    2. Use a suitable tool to gently push the pistons back into caliper.
    3. Remove the brake pads from the caliper.
    4. Thoroughly clean the caliper pad slides and abutments with a hand brush (1057223-00-A) and
    soapy water.Caution: If there is rust or pitting on the caliper that cannot be removed with a hand
    brush, replace the caliper.
    o Front brake caliper .
    o Rear brake caliper .
    5. Apply an even layer of Silaramic lubricant (1063021-00-A) to the caliper pad slides. Remove any
    excess lubricant.
    6. Apply an even layer of copper paste between the shim and the backing plate. Remove any paste
    that squeezes out after installing the shim.
    Caution: Ensure that the brake pads move freely.
    Caution: Do not apply copper paste to the caliper, seals, or any component other than the shim
    and backing plate.
    Transmission Fluid
    Drain and refill the fluid from the gearbox(es):
     Rear wheel drive (RWD) vehicles:
    o Drain and refill the fluid from the large rear drive unit .
     Non-Performance Dual Motor vehicles:
    o Drain and refill the fluid from the front drive unit .
    o Drain and refill the fluid from the small rear drive unit .
     Performance Dual Motor vehicles:
    o Drain and refill the fluid from the front drive unit .
    o Drain and refill the fluid from the large rear drive unit .
    Tire Rotation
    1. Refer to the recommended tire rotation pattern for the vehicle.
    2. Remove the wheels and reinstall them in the appropriate positions .
    Thermal System Test
    1. Connect a laptop with Toolbox 2.0 or later to the vehicle.
    2. Navigate to Panels > Thermal > Thermal System Test.
    3. Click the Start/Play button.
    4. Follow the onscreen instructions.
    Suspension Fasteners
    1. Check the torque of the front suspension bolts .
    2. Check the torque of the rear suspension bolts .
    Wheel Alignment Check
    Perform a wheel alignment check .
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  2. David29

    David29 Supporting Member

    Aug 1, 2015
    Wow! Very impressed with all the work on the sliding glass of the sunroof. Do you know what the frequency of doing this is? is it every year or at some less frequent interval? Sounds like considerable work.
  3. cmaster

    cmaster Member

    Dec 4, 2014
    United States
    I discovered that the drive unit fluid change is 100$ service.

    Told them I can rotate tires, change wipers, replace battery in fob myself.

    Inspection will happen for free if I complain about an imperfection.
  4. JayyyDeee

    JayyyDeee Member

    Apr 2, 2016

    you must have more money then sense and you obviously dont know anything about cars.. coming in under 1400 a year is easy on a ICE
    also you actually get what you pay for the ICE dealers actually have to do something more than unscrew a cap and a couple screws
  5. TaoJones

    TaoJones Beyond Driven

    Nov 10, 2014
    The Americas
    Interesting about the DU fluid change cost. I didn't think anything cost $100 at an SvC.

    I expect to get bent over for the full fare of the more costly 25,000-mile service at this upcoming first annual, and will make it easy for them by getting tires first (elsewhere, since the $240 mounting fee is a tad offputting if one was to have Tire Rack or Discount/America's Tire Direct drop off a new set of OEMs) so the alignment does not have to be deferred.

    Then again, my recollection is that there's more work involved during the even year servicings. As opposed to services.

    What's especially nice is that these visits give the SvC an opportunity to bring one's chariot current with regard to the dizzying array of service bulletins, at least some of which are likely to apply.

    If the only time my car saw an SvC was during an annual service, then there's little doubt the overall value is there. However, I shudder to think of the collective number of visits both cars have had to..... well, let's see... it's approaching a dozen different SvCs nationwide so far. And I'm not trying to collect them, either *polite cough*.

    *gets popcorn*
  6. HankLloydRight

    HankLloydRight No Roads

    Jan 18, 2014
    #86 HankLloydRight, Apr 20, 2018
    Last edited: Apr 20, 2018
    Don't worry, I'm not going to dignify that trolling post by responding to it.
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  7. Chickenlittle

    Chickenlittle Active Member

    Sep 10, 2013
    You don’t have to do it. I remember my Nissan Murano more than one service a year and never less than 600

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