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Cybertruck Pre-Delivery Checklist


Not Just a Member
May 5, 2020
Austin, TX
The first CT deliveries are still a long way off, but I thought we would get a head start on the pre-delivery checklist. Here is what I have so far:

  • Check the VIN. Ensure the vehicle was not built at Fremont, or at end-of-quarter.
  • Check the body for paint, ensure there is none.
  • Check the glass for damage.
  • If the glass is not damaged, hit it with a large steel ball.
  • Test the driver's door. Remember to bring your 10lb sledgehammer.
  • Repeat on all 4 doors.
  • Open and close the vault. Stand on it.
  • Blow on the roof, verify it does not fly off.
  • Check all bolts with a torque wrench.
  • Check interior for dirt and smudges. Collect fingerprints if needed.
  • Look for any error messages on the main display screen. If present, press down on the brake, accelerator, both steering-wheel buttons, and hold your breath for 5 minutes.
  • Run the A/C, verify the "factory-fresh" vinegar smell.
  • Pair your phone. Verify that "Summon" ignores you.
  • Verify the UMC is present, with all included adapters.
  • Plug the UMC into the vault outlet, and verify it can charge itself.
  • After charging, verify battery degradation of at least 1%.
  • Open the frunk. Close it if you can. Use sledgehammer as needed.
  • Check interior for snug panels. Loosen one if needed.
  • Check for side mirrors. If present, remove them.
  • Check for windshield wipers. If present, remove them.
  • Press the horn in the center of the steering wheel down to test. Repeat for 1 hour.
  • Turn on the sound system. Verify you can receive both Fox News and MSNBC.
  • Measure the panel gaps. Verify they are "within spec" (any value will do).
  • Open the glove box, if you can figure out how.

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