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Bubble like issue on dashboard

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by dano9258, Jul 31, 2018.

  1. dano9258

    dano9258 Member

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    So my car has had these things that look like bubbles in the dash since delivery (black peice right above the wood). If you touch them they go away for a few but then come right back. It's like they didn't stretch the material enough. Anyone have this? I tried doing a search for anything bubble related with the dash and nothing came back.
     
  2. TheLocNar

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    Take it back to the service center. They'll likely order a new piece.
     
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    voip-ninja Give me some sugar baby

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    You should post a picture.
     
  4. dano9258

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    Here you go....some days I can see it. Others I can't. It's really weird.
     

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    I'm no expert, but it looks like the adhesive is coming up in certain spots.
     
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    Didn't think of that. It's more of a cosmetic annoyance than anything else. So when I go for my first service I will add it to the list. Was just curious if others had the same thing and if it was a known issue. Thanks guys
     
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    Mine is not like that.

    If it’s any comfort I learned from my SC that the entire panel in the photo just pops off relatively easily for access to components underneath. It should be a trivial thing to repair.
     
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    Adhesive or fitting failure, or both.
    That has to be swapped out completely probably.
     
  9. dano9258

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    Any idea if this could be done by the mobile service technician? And if so how do I request that over the service center?
     
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    Just an update, stopped at the SC. Stated it is not an easy fix and requires the dash to be taken apart. Stated could need car for up to 2 days and mobile service can't do this. They placed order in for the part but could be up to 2 months to get that part due to parts production issues.
     
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  11. Kotoko

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    I'm keeping an eye on mine but I notice maybe two spots where it looks like its bubbling.
     
  12. novox77

    novox77 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Highly skeptical that this task is beyond the abilities of Mobile Service. I recently watched a Mobile Service Tech open up my car for open heart surgery. This is just a cosmetic part on the SURFACE of the interior. I think your SC is just trying to blow you off.
     
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    They stated it isn't just a simple remove and replace. They said on the model s and x it is but on the 3, they have to take apart the whole dash to get that peice off
     

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