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Accident damaged Tesla Model 3


Jan 30, 2020
Thankfully insured and third party was 100% at fault so all claimed off of him but there was a lot of damage under the bumper. It was a 35/40 MPH collision and we were nearly stationary. New bumper, boot lid and a few of the items underneath as well plus the labour. The £12k doesn’t even include the loan LR model 3 which was billed out at £235/day for the 1.5 months the repair took (parts took ages!).

£235 a DAY?? Gee. That’s more than £10k for about six weeks rental. Someone is making money. And people wonder why insurance premiums can be so high.


Mar 5, 2020
One thing though, considering car #3 hit car #2 (OP) and pushed it into car #1 (range rover), shouldn't car #3's insurance pay for damage to #2 (front and back)?

...and insurance company of #2 only pays for damage to #1?

doesn’t that still pass through to the rear car 3 as its their impact that pushed OP into the car in front? Assuming blame is agreed to be the car that hit them, I’m not sure why they’re expecting to pay anything?


Nou ik heb niet te klagen over Tesla support
May 3, 2017
If you zoom in on the second image, the outside edge looks like there is very little tread left - and delamination might even have caused the loss of control

Only the OP knows though, so this is pure speculation
It's very rare to have such thread wear on the outside.

Also, surprised that thread wear can be a cause for an insurance to deny a claim.

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