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I can't shift into gear fast enough. Fix it.

Discussion in 'Model 3: User Interface' started by timk225, Jul 31, 2018.

  1. timk225

    timk225 Active Member

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    When I get into my 3, I tend to hit the brake to turn the car on and shift from P to R or D at the same time.

    But that doesn't always work, the car needs a second or two to get going before it'll change gears, so that means I have to pause and keep my foot on the brake and go back and shift from P to R or D again before it'll go into gear.

    Fix that, Tesla. It is an inconvenience to me.
     
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  2. FlyFarAway

    FlyFarAway New Member

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    I think only after HV Power on,you can shift from P to R or D。when you press the brake ,Power on in progress(about 500 ms),during this time ,you cannot shift.
     
  3. Unpilot

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    I just got off the phone with Elon...he pushed a fix to just your car. You should be good to go now.
     
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  4. RedModel3

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    Patience, Grasshopper.
     
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  5. Lloyd

    Lloyd Well-Known Member

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    If you put your seatbelt on before you drive, you’ll be fine!
     
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  6. TexasEV

    TexasEV Well-Known Member

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    Did you turn the ignition key in your ICE and shift into R or D at the same time?
     
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  7. r0xx0r

    r0xx0r Member

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    I think he has never turned off his ICE car before.
     
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  8. ratsbew

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    I came here to post this exact same thing! Something changed with 2018.26.2 or .3. I've only had the car a few weeks, but when I first got it I could do a simultaneous brake pedal + shift to D. Now I have to wait for all of the indicator "lights" to go through their self test routine before I can shift to D or R.

    Something has definitely changed!
     
  9. SpudLime

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    Yep same for me. i had an old firmware for a week and then got updated to the latest. Some mornings now I have to wait about 30 seconds before I can move out. Before that, id get in and go.
     
  10. nmessina9

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    Is this sarcasm?
     
  11. SpudLime

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    The OP worded it a bit weird. In short, it seems you cant get in and go right away with the new firmware. As I stated above.
     
  12. gavine

    gavine Petrol Head turned EV Enthusiast

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    My 2016 Model X 90D does this. I often put it in D and have to do it again because it wasn't ready. I'm going to take the seat belt advice posted above. Foot on brake, then seat belt, then D.
     
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  13. gregincal

    gregincal Active Member

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    I put on my seat belt before I drive, but I don't press the brake until I'm ready to go. 5 1/2 years of driving Teslas, and I've only just started having a problem getting it into drive. I assume they will fix it again soon.
     
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  14. ratsbew

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    Glad to hear confirmation from a longtime Tesla driver.
     
  15. ThosEM

    ThosEM Space Weatherman

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    How about the rear view camera? Seems like that takes longer to come up after shifting into reverse, recently, than it did when I first got the car in Feb.
     
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  16. SpudLime

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    You mean the black screen? Im getting that too. I think there is a whole thread on this issue.

    black screen doesnt occur every time either...
     
  17. jamnmon66

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    Ditto.
     
  18. jamnmon66

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    LOL. I have the same annoyance. We are definitely spoiled.
     
  19. KFORE

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    This happens to me on 21.9. I don't believe this is a new occurrence, unless it's much longer on later firmwares.
     
  20. ThosEM

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    First world problems... ;-)
     

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