TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker or making a Paypal contribution here: paypal.me/SupportTMC

"Check Tire Pressure System, Call Tesla Service"

Discussion in 'Hong Kong' started by bb100, Aug 19, 2015.

  1. bb100

    bb100 Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2014
    Messages:
    7
    Location:
    Hong Kong
    Just a week driving of my new P85D, tire pressure senor fail. Anyone have the same experience?
     
  2. joefee

    joefee Over 2 Million TMC page views

    Joined:
    May 29, 2011
    Messages:
    909
    Location:
    CA
    Happened during a road trip - high (118F) temp desert route. Resolved itself when temp normalized. Alert is on now again for no reason - SC says it could be the battery(s) in the TPMS - I have to wait 2 weeks for service:cursing:
     
  3. bb100

    bb100 Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2014
    Messages:
    7
    Location:
    Hong Kong
    I do not understand why Tesla always have these "minor issue".....my sunroof also have water leaking issue too...I am so disappointed.
     
  4. MassModel3

    MassModel3 Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2014
    Messages:
    903
    Location:
    MA South Shore
    Well my first question is whether you've actually checked your tire pressure? And I don't mean with one of those worthless pen-type gauges, but with a decent pressure gauge. If your tires are out of tolerance, the warning is completely justified.

    The older S's, mine included, had an older style TPS that was very problematic. Multiple owners have reported that Tesla needed to replace all 4 TPS units and then main receiver module for the errors to go away permanently. That was my story, too. But you should already have the new TPS units, so I'm really curious what the tire pressure is/was when the TPS said there was an issue.
     
  5. bb100

    bb100 Member

    Joined:
    Oct 14, 2014
    Messages:
    7
    Location:
    Hong Kong
    Actually checked in tire shop which 4 tires has no problem. Called Tesla service and they said normally this message appeared while the tire sensors issue. The messge will appered tire perssure too high or too low If the tire pressure not right.

    Already booked for service in two weeks later. However just feeling bad for so much "minor issues" for a new car.
     
  6. MassModel3

    MassModel3 Member

    Joined:
    Aug 19, 2014
    Messages:
    903
    Location:
    MA South Shore
    Tesla doesn't make all the parts themselves -- many of the parts of a Model S are outsourced to other suppliers. Perhaps they just got a bad batch of sensors (or maybe just one or two on your car). I can't blame Tesla for bad TPS units, and if they check good for the first few weeks of a car's life there's not a lot they could have done to prevent your problem.

    The rain seals, on the other hand, are completely within their control to do right the first time straight out of the factory. I have a right rear window that's not flush and the wind whistles through it (so my kids told me) at higher speeds. I took it in for repair and when I got the car back it still looked misaligned and my son and now my wife tell me it whistles.

    Yeah, there's a few things Tesla could be doing better. Totally agree.
     
  7. mknox

    mknox Well-Known Member

    Joined:
    Aug 7, 2012
    Messages:
    8,549
    Location:
    Toronto, ON
    I have had 6 wheel sensors (1, then all 4, then 1 of the new 4), the receiver in the car and the antenna in the car all replaced over time. Working fine now.
     
  8. 3fiftynine

    3fiftynine Member

    Joined:
    Oct 19, 2014
    Messages:
    256
    Location:
    Hong Kong
    I have the same when it was new, it turned out that tires were down by 3psi which I hardly can notice, all new car has glitches like this since Tesla has lots of electronic gadgets so don't be surprised
     

Share This Page