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I guess this won't work without the root password

Having root access is a prerequisite.

I see 3 ways:
- Someone on this forum might be able to help out.
- Tesla Service technicians and third party service providers with Toolbox access should also be able to provide it.
- There are also rumours that Tesla is considering to give root access to people requesting it, officially (probably with some disclaimers).
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