Welcome to Tesla Motors Club
Discuss Tesla's Model S, Model 3, Model X, Model Y, Cybertruck, Roadster and More.
Register

Center Display Leak Without Bubbles?

FoxSTL2HOU

Member
Nov 12, 2018
487
284
HOU
2015 MCU1. I've noticed the many threads on display bubbles showing up, with eventually the goo/adhesive leaking out the bottom. I personally had the bubbles on my instrument cluster (but replaced before leak appeared).

What I've not seen anyone describe (what I'm experiencing now) is a goo leak (appearing at the top of the sunglass cubby) with no bubbling present on the center display.

The goo first presented in mid-September; I Goo Gone'd the area and it never reappeared so I figured it was a one-off / not the display. Goo finally showed up again this weekend. Still no signs of bubbling on the center display (though I have not removed any trim to see if bubbles are below the visible/usable area.

Anyone experienced the same? Any advice? Should I be saving up money for a display swap (what's a recent cost estimate if anyone has done it)? Are they only working center displays if they are doing an MCU1 to 2 upgrade? Just grin and bear it and clean up every 2 months (my current plan)? Something else I'm not considering? Thanks all.
 

Big Toys

Member
Jan 19, 2019
589
487
Florida
You may not see a "bubble", but it may appear as a line across the display starting at the very top. It may be very subtle, as mine appeared to be a road on the map when viewed in night mode. I finally noticed it when road didn't orient when turning. Or, it may not have leaked enough to see...yet.
 

About Us

Formed in 2006, Tesla Motors Club (TMC) was the first independent online Tesla community. Today it remains the largest and most dynamic community of Tesla enthusiasts. Learn more.

Do you value your experience at TMC? Consider becoming a Supporting Member of Tesla Motors Club. As a thank you for your contribution, you'll get nearly no ads in the Community and Groups sections. Additional perks are available depending on the level of contribution. Please visit the Account Upgrades page for more details.


SUPPORT TMC
Top