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Does your driver side door shudder?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by 403portside, Jun 30, 2014.

  1. 403portside

    403portside Member

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    When you close it? Doesn't have the solid thud I would have hoped for. Something rattles or shudders when I close it.

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  2. Gizmotoy

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    No. It doesn't feel as solid as one would hope, but it's likely because the windows are frameless. Indeed, I suspect that that window is bouncing a bit when you close the door.
     
  3. 403portside

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    Yup that's what it sounds like. I recall closing other car's doors that felt more solid. Perhaps it needs a bit of adjustment.
     
  4. maxwells

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    This was the first thing I noticed when I was taking delivery at the factory; the DS said that's just how it is. I think of the S as a cutting edge but beta product; minor stuff like this is going to exist for the next 5 years or so.
     
  5. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    403 and maxwells - It might be worth your time and peace of mind to check out cars with similar frameless windows at a used car dealership and compare.
     
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    My previous car was a frameless Mercedes convertible where the doors felt much more solid.
     
  7. brianman

    brianman Burrito Founder

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    Definitely good feedback to pass along to ownership@.
     

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