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How often does your M3P get rebooted? Disillusioned after 25 days.

You were right. A day or two after the software update everything started to go to crap again. After waiting weeks to get a date to get the car inspected at the Tesla service center, yesterday they inspected the car and determined that there is a defective control module. They ordered the part and scheduled a return visit for MID FEBRUARY to install the new module. So I have no cameras, no cruise control, no Sentry, no autopilot, no backup cam, for close to 2 months. SMH. This weekend I'm going to install a front and rear dash cam. Can't stand to drive a car with dash cams. On the plus side I'm glad they found what was wrong with it, but Tesla service really stinks in how long everything takes to get accomplished.

After the parking lot incident I pressed the dash cam button to save video but noting was recorded in the parking lot. I think I've seen the dash cam recording icon on when I've been parked and sitting in the car but not 100% sure. But once you get out the display turns off so I guess the dash cam stops recording continuously and hands off the recording to Sentry which maybe was not recording because I was next to the car and it was not locked? Fortunately didn't need to make any claim.
Well there is a global supply chain problem going on right now, so perhaps the part might take some time to arrive. hence the delay to get it fixed?
 
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Given they are currently manufacturing the cars, they should have the parts for repairs more readily available. But it's a known fact Tesla repairs often take much longer than with other manufacturers. Annoying but not surprised. Just glad it was all glitched up when I dropped it off as the day before everything was working fine for part of the day which could have made it difficult to find the bad module if it was good when I dropped it off.
 

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Given they are currently manufacturing the cars, they should have the parts for repairs more readily available. But it's a known fact Tesla repairs often take much longer than with other manufacturers. Annoying but not surprised. Just glad it was all glitched up when I dropped it off as the day before everything was working fine for part of the day which could have made it difficult to find the bad module if it was good when I dropped it off.

Jut wait until Gigafactory Texas opens up and that location is cranking out another 1M cars a year!


Tim
 
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Given they are currently manufacturing the cars, they should have the parts for repairs more readily available. But it's a known fact Tesla repairs often take much longer than with other manufacturers. Annoying but not surprised. Just glad it was all glitched up when I dropped it off as the day before everything was working fine for part of the day which could have made it difficult to find the bad module if it was good when I dropped it off.
The factory always takes higher priority than repairs, parts in new cars makes money for Tesla, while repair parts, especially for replacement under warranty, costs money for Tesla.

When one of my rear passenger doors got stuck in mid May, my SC ordered a door controller just in case. I waited for months and the part never arrived (nor was there an ETA). Eventually in August the SC just told me to go in and luckily it didn't involve that part.
 
Given they are currently manufacturing the cars, they should have the parts for repairs more readily available. But it's a known fact Tesla repairs often take much longer than with other manufacturers. Annoying but not surprised. Just glad it was all glitched up when I dropped it off as the day before everything was working fine for part of the day which could have made it difficult to find the bad module if it was good when I dropped it off.
If only it worked that way! Never does with any manufacturer unfortunately. New car parts are totally separate from repair parts. Personally, and I know this doesn't help your case, I have found that Tesla respond very quickly to any service request I have had. I'm very satisfied with Tesla SC.
 

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