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Installing HW3 unit!

Discussion in 'Model X' started by mtuhoop24, Nov 7, 2019.

  1. noob

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    I dropped my 2018 MX off yesterday at the Houston Service Center and they told me that HW3 was on the ticket and would be installed this visit!
     
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  2. caps04

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    Anyone with MCU1+HW2.5 get the retrofit yet? Links to their experience?
     
  3. Kuro68k

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    I wonder if they are doing the MX and MS because they know the MCU is going to die soon due to flash memory wear? Because otherwise it doesn't make much sense to fit HW3 when you know you are going to have to upgrade to HW4 to deliver the FSD you sold them like 4 years ago.
     
  4. MP3Mike

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    I don't think I understand. They are replacing the APE unit because the MCU is going to die? How does replacing the APE prevent the MCU from dying?
     
  5. MXWing

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    You KNOW HW4 is required and imminent?

    Why do any retrofits at all then on Model 3s that don’t have that issue?
     
  6. Kuro68k

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    They have been testing out a new dual (stereo) camera system in public which is part of HW4.
     
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  7. ToddS

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    Tesla HW 4.0?
     
  8. MP3Mike

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    Can you provide a link to information about that?
     
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  9. Cperry

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    I had the same surprise when I brought mine in to get rid of the shimmy from the left front when punching the accelerator. My MX P100D with EAP is a July 2018 build. Paid for the $3000 upgrade to FSD just before the ‘sale’ ended. LOL
     
  10. KWReid

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    I just took mine in to look at the rattle on acceleration issue. They also gave me the FSD computer upgrade and did the "remove gap hiding seals" bulletin.

    I'm also now seeing this parking sensor issue. Driving me nuts. So set up another appointment to fix, and to show them that the acceleration rattle isn't fixed.

    How did your calibration issue get fixed? It's currently preventing me from using cruise-control or auto-pilot.
     
  11. thevaibhav

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    i have a 2017 MX and the AP stopped working about a week back.. Original purchase did include FSD.... its in the shop now.. Fingers crossed !
     
  12. Cperry

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    I don’t think the shaking in the front end was fixed since my I receipt has nothing on it about it being fixed. It seems Tesla just wanted to do the upgrade to HW3 which I didn’t ask for and was going to wait on.
     
  13. caps04

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    So MCU1/HW2.5 right? Don't know anyone with that combination getting HW3 upgrade yet.
     
  14. MP3Mike

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    Elon just today said that he hopes they will be able to do that in "a few months"

     
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  15. mbp11

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    I am taking my July 2018 MX in for some piddling service on January 2 to the Dublin, California service center. Yesterday I drove in to talk to the techs with a pre-service service visit, to ask questions. I went down the list and got a lot of questions answered as to what really needed to be done or not. One of the questions I had was whether I could get the MCU upgraded to 3.0 and initially the tech said it would cost $1000.00. I told him that I had purchased FSD option at the original purchase and he then said, well, yes, they could do it.

    I am going to see what happens
     
  16. thevaibhav

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    MCU1 and AP2.. they replaced the AP2 with another AP2... no upgrade :(
     
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  17. ShawnA

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    Hi Mbp11,

    No MCU upgrade... Your autopilot hardware should be AP or HW2.5
    and will be upgraded to the new HW3 when your VIN pops up in their list.
    It should be fairly soon.
    It is a car radio size computer that installs behind your glove box...
    Easy hardware install but sometimes they fight with the software install...

    My March 2018 X (First week of MCU2) was purchased with FSD.
    It was upgraded to HW3 two weeks ago...

    Good luck,

    Shawn
     
  18. Kuro68k

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    Hmm, he said full self driving in a few months back in 2017 so you might be waiting a few years.
     
  19. mbp11

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    Actually, really, I am dropping the MX off at the service center today (Dublin, California) for a safety check and a few items. When I complained about the oscillation on NOA and mentioned the FSD 3.0 CPU upgrade, they said they had them in stock and would install it. Will take 1-2 days I was told. I will report back when I get the car. Mine is the July 2018 build.
     
  20. mbp11

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    Shawn, have you noticed any difference with the new upgrade?
     

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