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Model 3 Windows Calibration Issue


May 27, 2021

Starting today, I've an issue where both my front and passenger window will not fully close when I use the automatic window up. To fully close it, I have to keep nudging it a little until it reaches the top. I've tried calibrating it with the method found that says to keep the button down for 15 seconds then up 15 seconds. The issue with that is that I can't even do the button up for 15 seconds because as soon as the window reaches the top, it drops back down automatically down the middle and that's for both front windows. Both back windows are fine and work properly.

I've scheduled an appointment with the Mobile Technician but I'm wondering if anyone had a similar issue, what did you do to resolve it ?



Active Member
Oct 21, 2019
Syracuse, NY
I had an issue with the rear passenger side windows. Mobile tech indicated that there is not way for the end-user to calibrate this on their own.
Well he's lying or doesn't know what he's talking about then.

Calibrating Windows

In the unlikely event that a window behaves unexpectedly (touches the bright molding, fails to open or close properly, goes down more than normal when the door opens, etc.), you can calibrate it to potentially fix the issue.

To calibrate a window:
  • Close the door with the affected window.
  • Sit in the driver's seat and close the driver door.
  • Use the driver window switch to raise the affected window until it stalls.
  • Use the driver window switch to lower the affected window until it stalls.
  • Use the driver window switch to raise the affected window until it stalls.

The window should now be calibrated. If the issue continues after attempting the calibration procedure a couple times, contact Tesla.

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