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Model X Emergency Response Guide

Discussion in 'Model X' started by gde_eu, Dec 17, 2015.

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  1. aija SigX 649

    aija SigX 649 Winged Lion

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    I suspected that the rear HVAC may be optional ..opined in another post that it could be one reason for delaying the 5 seater variant (requires additional engineering/regulatory approval/etc.)

    Interesting observation about the frunk - made a mental note to look into this a bit more.
     
  2. GregRF

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    Perhaps the model shown in the diagram is the non P edition? I believe the S70D and S85D use the same motor front and back.
     
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    That's what you call a bad day.
     
  4. MrBoylan

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    I call it "Risky Business." They should do remake with a Model X playing the part of the Porsche! :)
     
  5. stopcrazypp

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    Depends on if the tow hook cover also needs an internal release from the cabin.

    Edit: looking at latest Model S manual, it seems the newer versions are also accessed in a similar way on the outside without needing a release from inside the cabin.

    From a emergency standpoint it makes sense, since chances are that in a serious accident, the emergency responder may not have cabin access.
     
  6. S'toon

    S'toon Knows where his towel is

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    Bonnie will on Sunday.
     
  7. Ubbe

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    Yes, it makes perfect sense as first responders need access to the loop that's under the hood. So if Tesla had located the loop somewhere else the outside accessible frunk manual release would be unnecessary. But the loop location is probably a carefully selected so it is easily accessible but still protected from crash damage.

    Do the alarm sound if the manual release is activated?
     
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    Good to have this guide, and very informative. But, how do first responders get access it? Tape it to the roof?
    99.999% of first responders won't know all these details, most of which are very safety-oriented to rescuers and pax.
     
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    I think there are websites and apps that have information for all vehicles.

    Example: Tesla Motors - Electric Vehicle Safety Training
     
  10. RossRAllen

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    Thanks, and good to know. I hope responders know to look for and use the information. It somehow seems unlikely to me that someone in a racing fire truck is Googling Tesla Model X and looking for safety information.
    There's a lot of critical safety information in the X Guide. Responders can't go cutting their way in without hitting something that could pose a safety problem to them or pax.
     
  11. aesculus

    aesculus Still Trying to Figure This All Out

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    There are options. First there are some pretty good iPhone apps that have captured the main features of most late model cars on. The extrication specialist usually takes a peak at that as soon as we have VIN to go with. Just takes a few minutes to get the salient points for air bags, cables, power, hydraulic lines and other features needed for safety or ease of tearing the car apart.

    In some cases some have full computers with all the PDF's loaded and again searchable by VIN or there is an app to decipher VINs too that helps hone in on make, model, year, features

    And they if you work in a urban area you have probably encountered most of these cars either in training or in actual field work, or have access to someone who has.
     
  12. EarlyAdopter

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    I wonder if that rear HVAC unit is part of the "bioweapons defense mode" option.
     
  13. WentOffGrid

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    Yes that would make sense as it is optional
     
  14. Warrenbonz

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    The rear HVAC comes with the 6 and 7 seat configuration options but not the 5 seat standard configuration. I don't think it has anything to do with the "bio weapons defense mode"
     
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    Interesting that they call out the optional rear HVAC but not the main one. Surely the risk is the same?

    Also, wonder how this works with "bioweapon defense mode" assuming the filter is in the front of the car - maybe the rear HVAC is deactivated when the filter is in use?
     
  16. EarlyAdopter

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    How do you know this? It would make sense, I just haven't seen that stated anywhere.
     
  17. ModelX

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    When you are in the design studio that is listed to the side.
     
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    People are speculating that this is the case because both the 6 and 7 seat option boxes have "Rear air conditioning and heating system included." in them but the 5 seat option box does not.
     
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    I was wondering about that too. Might require two hands! ;-)
     
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