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Model 3 chargeport door problem

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by buckyb, Aug 29, 2018.

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  1. buckyb

    buckyb New Member

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    Last night, my charge port door stopped opening and closing normally. By any means, when I ask to open or close I hear a clicking sound. I can manually try to force it but then it thinks its open when closed and vice versa. Anyone else seeing this problem? Any way to resolve w/o going into service? Has worked fine for 3 months.
     
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    Did your little magnet fall off. On the under side of the flap. Bottom right corner.
     
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    Thanks for the response. I don't know about the magnet (nor knew there was one). I'll have to check in the morning. How would that affect it not closing and clicking?
     
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    This was what I was thinking about when I responded.

    Even if I was wrong, I was trying to help bump your post. ;)

    Chip inside Charge Port Door
     
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    Thanks. Well, it ends up that that piece did fall out and luckily I found it in my driveway. I glued it back it and, wallah, its now working. You were right. Thanks again. I think Tesla needs some better glue.
     
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    Glad to have helped.
     

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