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Firmware Update?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by DesiGC, May 17, 2018.

  1. DesiGC

    DesiGC Member

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    As I understand it, the last update was released in early May (the one with headlight autodimming), but so far no notice from my Model 3. Still running 2018.14.13. Is there any sense of how long these update take to get to the cars? Any way, to make it happen sooner?
     
  2. Craig-Tx

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    My understanding... No, No.
    Currently they come when / if they come. Elon has tweeted of rumors of a future capability to request an update, but as of now, the only known way to actually request a push is through a service center. But I do believe that is quite bad form to ask them to push it unless there is a known issue that is being worked.

    My 3 is also still on 2018.14.13.
     
  3. TexasEV

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    The firmware tracker ev-fw.com shows 2018.14.13 is the latest one in widespread release. Until there is a 2018.18.something that doesn’t cause more problems than it solves, it won’t be going out to large numbers of cars. Trust me, long time owners know not to want the latest firmware immediately.

    Please add your car to that site and update it when you get new firmware. The more the merrier.
     
  4. kwest2

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    Thanks for sharing that site. Is there somewhere where release notes are aggregated?
     
  5. SDKoala

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    I'm still on 14.13 also. As it's been explained to me, Tesla doesn't roll out updates fleet-wide in case of an issue that isn't obvious at first. I suspect they don't want to brick all of the cars at once. So a small percentage of cars gets updated first and the rest of us gets it when the build is proven to be stable. I've read about people being skipped for updates for months for really no reason before getting an update. I've read that parking within the geofence of a service center may increase your chances of getting a firmware update sooner, but don't know how accurate that is.
     
  6. novox77

    novox77 1.21 Gigawatts

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    I got 2018.18.3 today. there's another thread for it:

    2018.18.3
     
  7. TexasEV

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    That used to be true but no longer. Too many people were doing that trick. Now it only works if there is an open service ticket for the car
     
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  8. MVuu

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    Just got my 18.3 update thus afternoon. Update features auto high beam and menu for audio selections.
     
  9. Craig-Tx

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  10. DesiGC

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    Just got it today. Updated when I got home so haven’t driven with it yet.
     

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