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In Reverse and Mirrors Lowering

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by lloyds, Jan 12, 2014.

  1. lloyds

    lloyds Member

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    Is there a setting as to control how far down the mirrors drop when the car is in reverse? I've searched, but couldn't find anything. I'm a bit taller (6'2") and when I put the car in reverse (for parallel parking) I tend to have to angle my head to see the mirrors. It's a minor nuisance, but if there's a setting I'm missing, I'm all ears.
     
  2. deonb

    deonb Active Member

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    Just set the mirrors to what you want while you're in reverse and save it under your profile. Your profile remembers a distinct reverse vs. forward setting for your mirrors.
     
  3. strider

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    Yep. Just to reiterate deonb's post. Power up your car, put it in reverse, then adjust the mirrors to where you want them when reversing. While still in reverse save your profile. If you touch the profile name and the save button is greyed out move your seat forward a tiny bit and back to where you want it. Save button will then be active.
     
  4. riceuguy

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    If you are like me and don't have profiles (older VIN, non-leather 8-way seats), just put the car in reverse, set the mirrors, and put it back into park or drive and it will be saved.
     
  5. FredTMC

    FredTMC Model S VIN #4925

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    I don't have tech package or leather seats. Formerly, my car adjusted the mirrors in reverse and then after a firmware update (~4.5v) it stopped working. Curious if anyone else without Tech Package still has mirrors adjust in reverse... TIA
     
  6. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    Getting slightly off topic, but I have cloth seats in a 2012. I have the tech package. I still have no auto-tilt mirrors. I did have them before 4.X update however.
     
  7. FredTMC

    FredTMC Model S VIN #4925

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    ditto. Annoying that it was taken away AFTER taking delivery of the car. I think if we had it previously we deserve to retain it (grandfathered). Right?!
     
  8. riceuguy

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    Hmmm...I am VIN 83XX, cloth with tech. My auto tilt appeared to disappear with 4.5 but just needed to be re-saved.
     
  9. ElSupreme

    ElSupreme Model S 03182

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    Do you have seat memory? The early cloth seats were physically different, than the leather and current cloth. And no driver profiles were/are available to us.

    I retry to save with every update. And after every time I post about it. Just checked 20 minutes ago. Still no auto-tilt.
     
  10. mai

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    Same here. My auto-tilt mirrors stopped working with the 4.5 update. Still not saving with the 5.8 firmware.
     
  11. lloyds

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    Bingo! Thanks guys!
     

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