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Find My Tesla - can the car be disabled?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Nuclear Fusion, Aug 4, 2017.

  1. Nuclear Fusion

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    Can a Tesla be disabled (& brought to a stop), as is the case with Find My iPhone?
    If not, is this feature being considered?
     
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  2. zackmilo

    zackmilo No chrome for me!

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    On my X you could track it but I dont think it is safe it is brought to a complete stop even in a pursuit for fear of being rear ended or something like that. It would be cool if like autopilot would pull over if you dont respond.
     
  3. Nuclear Fusion

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    Would you really care if the car jacker got rear ended?
     
  4. WileyTheMan

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    Can you put it into a valet mode of some sort, to limit its speed?
     
  5. zackmilo

    zackmilo No chrome for me!

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    Yes, limits to 70
     
  6. S'toon

    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    Well, considering I'd lose the use of my one and only car....YES!
     
  7. Not1Drop

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    Or an enhanced Valet mode, speed limit 60kmh, all lights flashing.
    In the near future, for models capable once the feature is released, doors, windows lock so thief can't get out, displays blank out, steering and pedals are unresponsive, then the car drives autonomously to nearest police station... blaring Bad Boys endlessly over the stereo.
     
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  8. chipmunk

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    I think it has to be put in park before valet model will be enabled, right?
     
  9. McRat

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    Get insurance.
     
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  10. zackmilo

    zackmilo No chrome for me!

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    The two word resolution for all of this.
     

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