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Huge door gap when hot only ? Mind boggling

Discussion in 'Model S' started by 27Ludicrous, Sep 17, 2016.

  1. 27Ludicrous

    27Ludicrous Member

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    Picked up a few days ago and drove around for a bit. Parked car and noticed the huge gap no matter how hard I closed the door ( I didn't slam it of course ) just harder than normal! Super disappointed and took a picture and sent to my Delivery Specialist and waiting to hear back from them! But after a about three hours, something resetted itself and went back to normal!!! Oh my god !!!
     

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  2. SoccerMan94043

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    Check the rubber seal... They are put on with a not so sticky glue strip.
     
  3. ecarfan

    ecarfan Well-Known Member

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    That gap is obviously out of spec and not normal. Looks like a seal issue. Let us know what your Delivery Specialist says. I'm sure Tesla will correct it.
     
  4. 27Ludicrous

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    The problem is it appears to be fine at the moment so need to try to duplicate it somehow one more time and then Tesla will try to investigate it for me and then fix the eneven chrome strips above the door handle !!
     
  5. mspisars

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    You have a picture of the bad door alignment. I do not think you should have to duplicate it before bringing it up with the SC!
     
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  6. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Very odd!
     
  7. int32_t

    int32_t Tesla Spotter

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    The first thing I thought of when I saw the thread title was the minor issue with Concorde jets where a copilot found he could insert a book into a gap in the joint (which allowed the cockpit to angle downwards at speed). The gap disappeared when the plane was no longer at altitude and he couldn't retrieve the book until the next flight.

    (Maybe it was a cap, wiki thinks so. Pretty sure I heard somewhere it was a book.)
     

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