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Driver door opening differences

Discussion in 'Model X' started by flyhigh123, Jul 7, 2016.

  1. flyhigh123

    flyhigh123 Member

    Aug 27, 2015
    Los Angeles
    When I press on the driver door handle, sometimes the door fully opens, sometimes it opens a few inches. i am not standing nor blocking the door. Is this normal or a flaw in the opening mechanism?

    This is NOT the autopresent feature, only when i press the door handle

  2. scottf200

    scottf200 Active Member

    Feb 3, 2013
    Chicagoland ModelX S603
    I have the same issue. Not sure the differences. I think if I am standing more in front of the FaWD then the front door more consistently opens farther. I think the front door does no have its own sensors but relies on the information from the FaWD. Only heard that on TMC and not from a tesla person. Since the last update I am often using my fob to open my door now.
  3. ReturnZero

    ReturnZero Member

    Jul 9, 2015
    Dallas TX
    Don't forget the sensors for available width are in the rear FWD, not in the front door. This trips a lot of people up, because they think "I'm not blocking the front door, what did it barely open?" when standing right next to the rear door where the sensor is.

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