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4 Years and 50,000 Miles Ownership Update

Discussion in 'Model S' started by smsprague, Apr 10, 2018.

  1. smsprague

    smsprague Member

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    Location:
    Prescott, AZ
    4 years of ownership and 50,000 miles and still loving my Tesla. I would buy it again despite the issues below.

    The Scottsdale, AZ and Tucson, AZ service centers have always been speculator.

    Facts:
    • 2014 Model S 85 RWD with coil suspension
    • 46 months of ownership and 50,000 miles
    • Initial full charge 262 miles - current full charge 250 miles
    • 338 Wh/mi lifetime average
    • Tires last about 25,000 miles
    Services performed:
    • 25,000 mile service $725
    • 50,000 mile service $850

    Issues not covered under warranty and not fixed:
    • Driver side B Pillar wear - fabric shows extreme wear - normal wear and tear not covered under warranty
    • Rear hatch auto close button chipped - normal wear and tear not covered under warranty
    Warranty Items fixed:

    Master Charger

    Milage - 1,195

    Replaced - max charge is only 30 amp on AC Power

    Master Charger

    Mileage - 5,586

    Replaced - max charge is only 30 amp on AC Power

    Condensation and bugs in Hatch Tail lights

    Milage - 28,460

    Replaced both tail lights

    Battery coolant heater

    Milage - 39,410

    Proactive replacement with drive uint

    Charge port door

    Milage - 39,410

    Proactive replacement with drive uint

    Drive Unit

    Milage - 39,410

    Replaced to fix load whining noise

    12V Battery

    Milage - 49,262

    Replaced after warning message

    Passenger Vanity Mirror

    Milage - 49,262

    Replaced entire assembly because mirror broke off - normal wear and tear (non warranty) but replaced as goodwill

    Window Regulators - All windows

    Milage - 49,262

    Replaced all 4 window regulators because will not auto roll up after being rolled down

    Lower fore links

    Milage - 49,262

    Proactive replacement of LH & RH front suspension lower fore links at 50,000 mile service

    Vacuum Brake booster

    Milage - 49,262

    Replaced Vacuum brake booster assembly because of load noise when shifting into drive

    Door Handle

    Mileage - 49,262

    Replaced passenger driver side door handle. Presents and retracts but will not open from outside.
     
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