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Model S Valet Instructions

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by martin.p, Apr 20, 2013.

  1. martin.p

    martin.p New Member

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    Inspired by another site that put together a helpful valet instructions page, I did a more visual version. You can find it here: http://terresta.com/tesla/ Suggestions for improvement welcomed.
     
  2. kendallpb

    kendallpb Model S: P 8061

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    Simple and very visual--I like it! For the key instructions, IMHO the small instructions at the top left should zoom in on just the part about lock/unlock, to make sure it's very clear it's single/double tap to lock/unlock and not just a single/single toggle. Valets shouldn't need the other parts (frunk/trunk). Personally I wouldn't need charge instructions for a valet, but I guess someone may (is there long-term parking with a valet?).
     
  3. orlando

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    Nice - just leave it up on the browser when you valet. There should be a "valet" mode that lowers speed, leaves something like this up on the screen, and locks out the glove box (with a code to disable).
     
  4. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Nice job. Maybe for first picture put
    Put foot on break-->Push down (Drive)

    Maybe at top:
    Warning: Speed constantly recorded
     
  5. MikeC

    MikeC Active Member

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    Valets will shuffle cars for charging at certain hotels in Las Vegas.
     
  6. jomo25

    jomo25 P4398

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    Great idea! I will bookmark it in the S! (BTW, I love being able to bookmark things in the S! Pretty friction cool.)
     
  7. TurboFroggy

    TurboFroggy Member

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    Ug I am never leaving my Model S with a valet until they get a valet-mode that limits motor output and top speed. I will go someplace else, park far away and walk, anything to prevent handing my fob over to a valet.
     
  8. SteveH

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    I like this page! You might add a quick sentence to point out that there is no on/off button or switch.

    I had to leave the car with a valet yesterday at a wedding, there was no other parking. I gave the guy instructions, but apparently he didn't get it and he came running after me to ask where the On button was. When I turrned around an looked he had turned on the hazards and turned off the climate control, but never realized the car was already "on".

    I'll bookmark your page on the S for next time. Thanks again!
     
  9. Shock

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    LOL - I felt the same until I took my wife in the Model S to the more elegant restaurants... Then I discovered they always put the car just a few feet away on "display" like they do with the most impressive vehicles. :)


    Shock
     
  10. Nikoli

    Nikoli Member

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    Every time I've had to valet (very few) there was damage done to the vehicle. I will never valet the S or any future Tesla we buy. I'm done with valets.
     
  11. NoMoGas

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    My suggestion: WARNING: This vehicles movements are logged by the vehicles computer and accessible in real time by the owners smart phone.
     
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    Broken link
     

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