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Control heated seats w/ app w/o PUP?

Discussion in 'Model X: Interior & Exterior' started by onlinespending, Jun 11, 2018.

  1. onlinespending

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    this weekend I preheated the cabin of my 2.5 month old Model X using the iOS app for the first time when up in the mountains. That much worked, but I couldn’t seem to enable the heated seats through the app.

    While I don’t have the cold weather package included through PUP, I figured I’d be able to control the heat for the front seats, since that comes standard. Am I missing something?
     
  2. MP3Mike

    MP3Mike Well-Known Member

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    Yes, you are missing that there is currently no user control over heated seats, steering wheel, etc. from the app.

    With the current version of the app/car firmware it is supposed to automatically turn them on during a pre-heat if it thinks it is cold enough to need them.
     
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    Did we decide it 'turned them if it was cold enough' or 'it was cold enough and they were on when the car was turned off'? I thought some saw the latter, but a lot of people didn't get those releases when it was still cold enough to test.....
     
  4. onlinespending

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    Hmm. This is the case even with PUP? That’s a pretty big shortcoming if you ask me and a feature that could be implemented pretty easily.
     
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    Another item on the app wishlist.
     
  6. MP3Mike

    MP3Mike Well-Known Member

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    Yep, But it should be coming though as Elon has hinted that in the future back seat passengers will be able to use the app to control their own seats.
     
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    I am thinking it doesn't make much sense to have the butt warmer on, until there is a real butt in the seat.
     
  8. onlinespending

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    yeah, good point. I suppose it's pretty instant. But in that moment, as I was just a few minutes away from the trail head and my Model X from a cold hike in the snow, I was hoping to have that cabin and seats nice and toasty.
     
  9. Fellsteruk

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    Not sure about Tesla but in other cars I’ve had there has always been a warning in the manual never to operate heated seats if nobody is in the seat??
     

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