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24hrs Post Front Windshield Tint - A/C Fan Speed Acting Weird/Abnormal

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by FitYNABer, Oct 6, 2019.

  1. FitYNABer

    FitYNABer Member

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    Car Specs:
    - LR AWD Stealth
    - Build: 09/20
    - HW3/ AP3.0

    Before: PhotoSync Front Windshield and Side/Back Window Tint
    - Software: V9
    - 90º Outside w/ 72º set inside A/C FAN speed would blast when I first entered the car but level out to FAN speed (2 or 3) while driving or sitting inside with no shade.

    After: PhotoSync Front Windshield and Side/Back Window Tint
    - Software V10.11
    - 90º Outside w72º set inside A/C FAN speed now blasts when I first enter the car and levels out to FAN speed (5 or 6) never getting back to (2 or 3) anymore. This is while driving or sitting inside with no shade.

    Variables: Software (unable to change the software to get control)

    Troubleshooting Steps:
    - Hard Reset - Press Brake & Two roller buttons until Tesla Logo appears
    - Soft Reset - Press both roller buttons until Tesla Logo appears
    - Power Off - Powered off car inside Safety settings

    Questions/Comments:
    - I would assume the Window tint should have decreased the heat inside the car keeping the FAN speeds consistent or lower as stated in "Before"
    - What could have been damaged during this Window tint that could be causing this issue?
    - I read that there is a front temperature sensor somewhere close to Windshield, could this have been damaged from the liquid used on Front Windshield tint.
     
  2. boriszima

    boriszima Member

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    It is possible, thats why some tint shops wont do Tesla's windshield. If water got into those sensors, everything is possible. Hopefully if water got there, it dries off soon and all will be back to normal. good luck
     
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  3. jkoya

    jkoya NA2 NSX

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    Did the installer have experience with tinting Tesla cars ?
     
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  4. ngogas

    ngogas Active Member

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    Sounds like you fried something and water got in.
     
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  5. FitYNABer

    FitYNABer Member

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    Yes very well established PhotoSync Window Tint company.
     
  6. FitYNABer

    FitYNABer Member

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    What do you think it was so I can inform the SC when I visit?
     
  7. jason29252

    jason29252 Member

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    There’s is water/condensation in the front camera. The a/c is trying to defrost that area. Fan function should go back to normal after that area dries.
     
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  8. FitYNABer

    FitYNABer Member

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    Hopefully, this is true b/c I was expecting the FAN speed to decrease with the new window tint.
     
  9. untilcomplete

    untilcomplete Member

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    And this is why you don’t tint the front windshield. Also the tint will cause visual distortion in your FOV.
     

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