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Model 3 PDI (Pre delivery inspection) checklist

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Rlhm3, May 25, 2018.

  1. Rlhm3

    Rlhm3 Member

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    With a lot of us in Canada excited about taking delivery of our Model 3s in late May/early June, I thought I'd create a thread about this important aspect of the process. I found checklist link sort of buried in another thread so thank you to whoever made it!

    Source: Tesla Model 3 Delivery Inspection Checklist

    Pre-Acceptance Inspection Items

    Check these items before accepting delivery. They are indicative of possibly major manufacturing defects or present a safety issue for the drive home.

    -VIN matches paperwork
    -Trunk aligned properly without significant panel gaps
    -Odometer <= 50 miles (80 km)
    -Fender aligned properly without significant panel gaps
    -Wheels are free of scrapes (e.g., from loading / unloading)
    -Windows automatically lower/raise slightly when opening/closing the door
    -Underside and jack points free of scrapes and damage (e.g., from loading / unloading)
    -Doors open and close properly
    -Turn signals functional
    -Trunk opens and closes properly
    -Brake lights functional
    -Frunk opens and closes properly
    -Back-up camera is functional

    Inspection Items Requiring Note at Delivery Time
    Check these items before accepting delivery. While these can most likely be serviced at a later time, it may be important to note that it was present at delivery time and not caused by the owner post-delivery.

    -Valve stem covers present on all four (4) wheels
    -Dash is clear of scuffs / marks
    -Windshield free of cracks (e.g., where meets roof)
    -Door trim panels are properly aligned
    -Vanity mirrors free of cracks
    -Hood aligned properly without significant panel gaps
    -Body panels free of dents
    -Dash free of residue / fading tattoo (e.g., from paperwork + sun)
    -Front license plate bracket installed (if applicable)
    -Exterior paint free of wrinkling / scratches. Check with bright flashlight.
    -Seats are free of tears, smudges, and paint stains
    -Center console free of scratches
    -Rear window glass undistorted
    -Main display screen protector is removed and screen is free of scratches
    -Textile headliner free of dirty smudges
    -Take photos / videos to record delivery condition

    Post-Delivery Inspection Items
    Check these items when you get home. These can be taken care of at a future service center visit.

    -All speakers are functional (including subwoofer). Shift balance in UI to verify.
    -Air conditioner functional
    -Main display free of significant dead pixels
    -Heater functional
    -Both key cards unlock door when “B” pillar is tapped
    -Window motors/control functional
    -Charge port door sits flush with tail light
    -Seat adjustments functional
    -Rear tail lights are free of condensation
    -Floor mats installed
    -Lightning and USB charger cables installed
    -Frunk mat installed
     
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  2. V2sj

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    thank you for the list.
     

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