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How do you leave A/C on in the car if there is no internet?

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Tech_Guy, Jul 15, 2016.

  1. Tech_Guy

    Tech_Guy Always in Ludicrous mode

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    So I'm going on a trip today and was hoping the community might have some ideas for me on this. I know if I can get internet access I can turn the A/C on from the app but what about when there is no internet available?

    Please post your ideas / methods below!!!

    THANKS!
     
  2. cgiGuy

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    For how long? If you close the driver door to the first notch, it will lock but not turn off the car, leaving the AC in for a while. I think it times out after 30 mins though.

    Correction: you may need to lock it yourself with the FOB.
     
  3. iffatall

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    Bring the car to neutral, and apply the E-Brake manually from the center console. Exit and lock the car. A/C will continue to run, for 30 mins.
     
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  4. Tech_Guy

    Tech_Guy Always in Ludicrous mode

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    Thanks for all the great tips! however I was unable to test any of them :mad:

    Unfortunately my AC has stopped working yesterday and I've been instructed to not drive the car other then going directly to a service center on Monday. This throws off my vacation plans Today and we will now need to Uber or find other transport, very inconvenient, I'm sorta surprised they didn't offer to come pick up the car and swap us out with a loaner yesterday?!

    My original plan for this trip was to drive home tomorrow but we now have to stay in the area while my car is being serviced / fixed hopefully!!?? They have made an appointment for me at the service center tomorrow morning and plan to give me a loaner for the day. Hopefully they can resolve the issue within the day tomorrow as I no longer have a place to stay beyond tonight and my wife has work on Tuesday. Its quite frustrating to have this all happen in the first 32 days of ownership. :(
     

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