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Car wash settings

Discussion in 'Model 3: Interior & Exterior' started by seyclone, Jul 24, 2018.

  1. seyclone

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    Sorry if this has been covered before. The search function isn't great.

    What are the correct settings for going thru and automatic car wash?
     
  2. Snow Drift

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    If you have to exit the car and it is pulled through the car wash you need to engage TRANSPORT MODE aka TOW MODE.
    • Keeps the car in Neutral
    • Prevents parking brake from engaging once you get up
    > Controls/Service/Towing/Hold Transport Mode button until it turns blue.

    You may also want to turn off the rain-sensing automatic wipers.
     
  3. seyclone

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    Thank you! I thought I read that tow mode only stays active for 20 minutes. I guess, if true, that's long enough to get thru the car wash.
     

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