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Model S Owners manual needed

Discussion in 'Model S' started by FlatSix911, Jul 16, 2015.

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  1. FlatSix911

    FlatSix911 918 Hybrid

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    I am looking for hardcopy owners manual for my elderly father to read.
    He is old school and would appreciate a paper book ... Any model S will do - thanks!
     
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  3. FlatSix911

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    Thanks for the PDF link.
    I am still looking for a paper manual from a 2012-2014 car - feel free to PM me if you have one available.
     
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    I remember renting a Model S in October, 2013 and it came with a bound paper manual. It was a P85, so not sure if manuals were provided across the product line even then. Current models only come with a short quick start manual and the online version. Bound Model S manuals are definitely collector's items.
     
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    You can just order him one of Nick Howe's books:

    Owning Model S, The Book

    ... I think Nick is doing an updated version soon too.

    - K
     
  6. FlatSix911

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    Thanks, I plan to also order the book.
     
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    FlatSix911, I think it's great that you're taking your dad on your journey into this technology. All the best.
     
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    I am still looking for a paper manual from a 2012-2014 car - feel free to PM me if you have one available. Thanks!
     
  9. breser

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    You're not going to find one. Tesla has never printed a full paper manual. There is the quick start manual that's some very basic info and the warranty and legal disclaimers and that's about it.
     
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    Hmm ... the local service center said all eary cars had a manual.
     
  11. LuckyLuke

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    Sure there are paper manuals, this is what came with my 2013 P85:
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    Says written for firmware 5.0
     
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    breser AutoPilot Nostradamus

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    Well I stand corrected.
     
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    The Owning Model S book is great and a lot more friendly read than the owners manual (which is usually outdated too).
     
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    #14 GaryREM, Aug 10, 2015
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    Ha ha... spoken with such authority... and so wrong. But now out of date...

    (uh... would have helped if I had gone to next page of messages :redface:)

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  15. breser

    breser AutoPilot Nostradamus

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    I stood corrected. Don't really see the need to rub it in.
     
  16. GaryREM

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    Sorry... was just poking fun... and silly me had not noticed the next page with the response and your mea culpa :redface::redface:.

    I just see occasional replies to messages from folks that are so strongly stated, but turn out to be wrong.
     

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