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Can Side View Mirrors not draw in when leaving car?

Discussion in 'Model S' started by jlucero, Nov 22, 2015.

  1. jlucero

    jlucero Member

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    funny request, but can i have the side view mirrors stay where they are when i lock the car and walk away rather than fold in?
     
  2. green1

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    Not in my car right now, but I believe it's an option in the settings somewhere...
     
  3. S'toon

    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    Controls > Settings > Vehicle >
    Mirror Auto-Fold > ON. to OFF
     
  4. jlucero

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    jeez, thanks...so obviously in my face that i didnt see it lol
     
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    Its in Controls on the Setting tab. Its called Mirror Auto-Fold or something like that.

    Oops. I'm way too slow.
     
  6. scottm

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    I dorked with folding mirrors for first 2 weeks of ownership.

    Now, they're perma-unfolded. No need. Wish the option wasn't bundled on me with tech-pack. I *did* want the power lift-gate.
     
  7. cgiGuy

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    Just out of curiosity, is it just an aesthetics thing to want them to stay out?
     
  8. Noneduck

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    Wouldn't it be great if the power lift gate was standard equipment and the folding mirrors was bundled into the $3000 option.
     
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    I use mine all the time, but I have the auto-fold setting turned off. At work, the spaces are tight enough that I fold in the mirrors to make sure someone's bag doesn't bust the mirror as they walk by. At home, 50% of the time I fold in the mirrors as, with mirrors extended, I only have 2" of space on either side and I'm not always perfectly centered. So as I go over the lip into the garage, if it looks like the mirror is close, I press the button and fold it in. I would use the auto-fold feature, but it auto-unfolds before I leave the garage and I don't want to see the mirror extended and forget that I do not have enough room to clear the mirror, so it's on manual.
     
  10. jlucero

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    a local wheel dealer wanted to photograph my car, and i was leaving the car with him for 2 hours, but i took the key and he wanted the windows out.

    also, while in the car, is there a way to draw the side view mirrors in while going through tight spaces? i bet the answer is obvious as well.
     
  11. Cyclone

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    He could manually unfold them.

    Between the buttons that select to adjust the left or right mirror (above the rotational dialpad for moving the mirror), there is a center button that folds in/unfolds the mirrors at will. Can even be done while driving.
     
  12. jlucero

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    man im retarded...thank you. i have actually used that function on the door a while back, but had a brain freeze moment. go figure. thanks again
     
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