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How do I keep ac running when outside car?


Feb 25, 2017
Florida is hot. On rare occasions when I cannot find shade and absolutely need to keep car temperature cool, ill continue to run the engine in my ICE and have AC set to 68. I can then exit the car and use the fob to lock the doors. AC will keep running and inside, the car will maintain set temperature. How do I do this in model 3? Is it basically leaving the car, opening app on phone and setting AC to turn on? Still couple weeks away from delivery to learn this myself :(


Jan 13, 2013
Southeast US
I do not have a Model 3, but I do have a Model S. I'm going to assume Tesla uses the same phone app for both cars, if so, you just open the app, turn the AC on and set the desired temp.
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