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Is there an option to turn off auto-window open?

vikefan

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Aug 16, 2018
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I’d like to prevent the windows from rolling down slightly when the door is opened. I’m assuming there isn’t, but just thought I’d ask.

This didn’t seem like a problem...until the first time I washed my car and then parked and got out....

pretty sure everyone on the planet has made the mistake of rolling down a window soon after a car wash before. Surprised Tesla engineers didn’t remember this bit :p
 

David L

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Jun 26, 2016
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The windows roll down to clear the seals. If you use the emergency/mechanical door release that's available on the front doors, it won't roll down the window, but then you risk damaging the seals.
 
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JulienW

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I’d like to prevent the windows from rolling down slightly when the door is opened. I’m assuming there isn’t, but just thought I’d ask....
(probably) All frameless window's lower when the door is opened to protect the seals and windows from stress.
 

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diamond.g

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The windows roll down to clear the seals. If you use the emergency/mechanical door release that's available on the front doors, it won't roll down the window, but then you risk damaging the seals.
It rolls the window down now as well. (It was something they added in August or September of last year). The window has to roll down because the window rolls up under the chrome trim. Forcing to door open without the roll down will damage the brightwork (chrome trim).
 

Need

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It really shouldn't be a problem. If someone else is drying your car, they would have opened all the doors and clean the door sills. And when they closes the doors, they would know to dry the bottom of the windows. And if you are washing/drying the car yourself, you should do the same!
 

vikefan

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Aug 16, 2018
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It really shouldn't be a problem. If someone else is drying your car, they would have opened all the doors and clean the door sills. And when they closes the doors, they would know to dry the bottom of the windows. And if you are washing/drying the car yourself, you should do the same!

not sure if you’ve ever washed a car before. The water drips down the sill into the mechanism below, which you can’t reach. When the window rolls down, it goes down into this area.

W/e tho. Just a minor nuisance I guess
 

Need

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not sure if you’ve ever washed a car before. The water drips down the sill into the mechanism below, which you can’t reach. When the window rolls down, it goes down into this area.

W/e tho. Just a minor nuisance I guess

Ah OCD! I thought you were annoyed at the water left at the bottom 1 inch of the window after you closed the door. Just don't think about it. At least you are in SoCal so the water is not going to freeze or cause things to rust.
 
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