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Front head lights don't turn ON when i unlock the car?

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by top agent, Jul 1, 2015.

  1. top agent

    top agent Member

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    I just got my Tesla 70D last week, but i noticed that my FRONT HEAD LIGHTS don't turn "ON" when i unlock the car. Only the fog Led strip turns "ON".

    Every car that i owned such as my AUDI , BMW & Benz....the Head lights turn "ON" when i unlock the car.

    For me this is a major safety feature when i am parked in a dark area and i want the HEADLIGHTS to turn "ON" when i unlock the car.

    Is this possible with the MODEL S????
     
  2. cgiGuy

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    Not that I'm aware of.

    Put an email into Tesla about this. Maybe we'll see the option switch in future updates.
     
  3. mknox

    mknox Well-Known Member

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    I've never used that feature, but you're right... it was configurable on previous cars I've owned. (I never use the delay on the lights when I get out of the car either). I actually wish there was a way to prevent even the accent lights from turning on when I unlock the car.

    One feature I wish they'd add is the ability to turn on a horn chirp as the car locks. I'm used to cars with walk-away locking. My past few cars have had that feature. But I like to hear that horn chirp as I'm walking away just so I know it locked. As it is with the Model S, I always lock it with the fob. Don't feel like walking backwards just so I can see the parking lights flash.
     
  4. top agent

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    thanks for replies!
     
  5. cgiGuy

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    #5 cgiGuy, Jul 2, 2015
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    Or this. ;)

     
  6. Cyclone

    Cyclone Cyclonic Member ((.oO))

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    As others have commented, no, they do not have a setting for the front head lights to turn on when you unlock the car, but there is a setting to keep them when you walk away for a period of time (to better see your way up the driveway or so).
     

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