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Tam

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...Is there any way to tell if the heater (or air conditioner) is actually on...

If it's 32F outdoor and the cabin is 100F under the sun, I can turn off the A/C and turn only the fan on to bring the temperature down (or roll down the window).

That's how I know it's off and not on.

However, there's no button to turn off heater. I can adjust the temperature setting and the heater would automatically on or off based on the setting but there's no indicated lights for me to tell whether the heater is on or off.
 
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MorrisonHiker

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Where is the color changing and can you tell if it's the heater that's on or the AC?
The temperature at the bottom of the center screen. You can hold it in to turn it on or off and see it changes color slightly. It's not very noticeable. You can't tell if it is the AC or heat that is on.

If you tap it to bring up the HVAC controls you can see a power button and turn things on or off there as well. Not the best interface
 
Yet another thread about the need for more HVAC controls. We need 2 temp setpoints like the Nest. My personal low setpoint would be 60F and my high would be 72F. In this range no heater or AC will come on, only the vent if I desire. Below or above these setpoints the heater or AC will come on automatically. Saving tons of energy and frustration in the process.
Trying sum up all the links here but may need to make a separate thread that lumps all the threads from all the tesla forums over the years for this feature request.
Don't want heater on damn it!
 
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Yet another thread about the need for more HVAC controls. We need 2 temp setpoints like the Nest. My personal low setpoint would be 60F and my high would be 72F. In this range no heater or AC will come on, only the vent if I desire. Below or above these setpoints the heater or AC will come on automatically. Saving tons of energy and frustration in the process.
Trying sum up all the links here but may need to make a separate thread that lumps all the threads from all the tesla forums over the years for this feature request.
Don't want heater on damn it!

this ^^. Would definitely love that ability too.
 
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