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Model Y Brain Fart?

NJprman

Member
Feb 8, 2021
6
3
NJ
This morning I went to use my 3-week-old car. I unplugged it, opened the door and nothing. The screen was totally black and no radio playing. I put the car in gear and it did move. Put it back in park and attempted a reset. The Tesla logo appeared on the screen and then the normal screen appeared and the radio began playing. No more than 3 seconds later, the music stopped and the screen went black. Locked the car and went for coffee. When I returned, touched the door handle and everything returned to normal. I trust this isn't normal.
 

Benjabatruk

Member
Aug 23, 2020
41
15
Alabama
I experienced it a few times. Someone recommended opening the door and closing it again. Strangely it works. Screen usually comes right up normally without having to reset

Has gotten better with recent software releases.
 

richyrich

Member
Apr 13, 2018
770
657
Ottawa
This morning I went to use my 3-week-old car. I unplugged it, opened the door and nothing. The screen was totally black and no radio playing. I put the car in gear and it did move. Put it back in park and attempted a reset. The Tesla logo appeared on the screen and then the normal screen appeared and the radio began playing. No more than 3 seconds later, the music stopped and the screen went black. Locked the car and went for coffee. When I returned, touched the door handle and everything returned to normal. I trust this isn't normal.

I've had a M3 then a MY over three years and lots of driving. Not normal. If you can reproduce it, make a service appointment in the app.
 

Puma2020

Member
Jun 16, 2020
354
337
New Hampshire, USA
Did you treat the car appropriately before you jumped in and tried to drive off?
You need to warm up the car in the morning. It needs time.
Say good morning lovey. Gently stroke the door handle before yanking it open.
It's not just all about you. Give it some love and attention to start with and when it's warmed up, you can enjoy the ride!
 

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