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I don't think Tesla will take Ghosting seriously

Discussion in 'Model X' started by electricity, Aug 31, 2016.

  1. electricity

    electricity Member

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    hi Guys, my X has very bad ghosting. It bothers me alot , now I kinda learned to live with it but I still hate it and think its a terrible BUT.. Interesting enough my brother that is a bit shorter than me (I'm 6'1 and he is 5'9) has no issue with it. He's been driving my car since i'm out of town. He is super picky with everything optics , glass, sunglasses etc.. but he has no issue with my windshield. So I reached the conclusion that Tesla may not do anything about this. I now believe that very few people are complaining about this like I was told at my service center and the people that have this issue , well we may not be taken to seriously after all :(
     
  2. rainman50

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    Next year I was going to get a Model X for my wife. I heard about the ghosting concern with the Model X. I was hoping that Tesla would fix the problem by next year. I have not driven the car yet. I will be checking next year on the forums and see what comments others have about his. If it still exists I will probably get another Model S instead.
     
  3. electricity

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    Try one at night it may or may not be an issue for you. I still believe the X is a much better purchase than the S, ghosting included :)
     
  4. wallstguy

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    I'm 5'7 and have the ghosting issue in my car delivered Mid August.
     
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    At 6'-5" - you can be certain we'll be on the lookout for it. Make a night time delivery - drive it around to check it out, and if it's a no go, then they can do a replacement. Maybe they ought to keep a couple spares around the service centers during pickups ... just in case so other wiseinheimers are out there.
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  6. madodel

    madodel X at the end of a rainbow

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    Has anyone identified an actual defect in the glass that causes this? Should do a poll to see how many people actually experience it. I've never noticed it. I wear glasses to drive so maybe that modifies the issue, but even at night I haven't seen any double vision issues ever.
     
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    I'm 6'2" and can see the ghosting. But I'm only aware of it when I'm actually "looking for it".
     
  8. superfly320

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    I'm 5'9 and I have the ghosting. My wife is 5ft nothing....and she has no issues. Extremely annoying. I do most of my driving during the day and since my sunglasses are polarized, I don't see the ghosting during the day. I hate that I love this car so much that it dulls my irritation for this issue.

    The only way for me not to see this at night is if I literally drive like an old person with my eyes slightly above the top of the steering wheel.
     
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  9. McManX

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    If you look for it you're more likely to find it. If you don't think about it then you probably won't find it. I have not tired to look for ghosting in mine and have never had a problem, even with lot of night driving.
     
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    how bad is it? does it annoy you or your barely notice it?
     
  11. KaiserSoze

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    It's a bit annoying. It makes me wonder what else about the car is substandard but willfully ignored by management.
     
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    Hopefully nothing else... I am expecting my model X by early October. I am 6.4 and I really have no idea what to expect.
     
  13. electricity

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    This is puzzling to be honest. If you never noticed it then you probably don't have that problem in your windshield. It's super easy to find it if you look for it. I don't know if you not having it gives me hope or puzzles me even more :(
     
  14. electricity

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    Expect to be blown away. I'ts by far the greatest car on the planet.
     
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    I'm 5'9" and don't even notice it. I wanted to drive at night the first while I had the car just to see this infamous ghosting and when I did, I had to try really hard to see it.
     
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    I don't think it's an issue with Tesla not doing anything about it, I think it's more that there most likely is no fix.
     
  17. KaiserSoze

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    I've had roughly two dozen issues requiring about a month of service time, total. However, I hope that newer cars, like yours, are much better!
     
  18. electricity

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    There has to be a better way to make that glass. It shouldnt be rocket science, im not sure Tesla is pressuring the supplier enough though
     
  19. electricity

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    Zero time at service center. Knock on wood, had it for 3 months.
     
  20. wallstguy

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    Initially I didn't notice it...but then I saw threads about "ghosting issues" and tried looking for it....and now that I've found it...I can't stop noticing it haha...and it is pretty annoying ...
     
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