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My car was a demo and restricted to 81mph, what can I do now?!

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by soooma, Sep 26, 2016.

  1. soooma

    soooma Member

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    Thats a bummer
    How could they not notice this!!
    I can get above 80mph!!
    It literally brake at 80 mph
     
  2. ZBB

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    Stop by your service center and ask that they remove the limiter. I guess they just forgot to do that...
     
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  3. soooma

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    Dang
    I was just there yesterday for something else (Just broke my rear bumper :(!!)

    It's a shame they will have me go back to get this removed !!

    That's not a good sign!
    What is PDI about ?!

    But I
    must say I am happy to learn that car was being protected and wasn't abused abuse because this way can't be abused easily !!
     
  4. bredi

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    silverlining
     
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  5. soooma

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    That's exactly what it is :)
     
  6. ChadS

    ChadS Petroleum is for sissies

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    I don't think you even have to take it in...I think they can turn the limiter on/off remotely. I have at least heard of it happening remotely (by request). Try calling and asking...
     
  7. soooma

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    Thanks
    I will give it a try and if it works then i owe you no gas obviously ;) but a thank you :)))
     
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    Look on the bright side - until then, your car will likely have a longer range!
     
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  9. scottm

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    If you miss it, can always turn Valet mode on yourself for a dose of go-slow.
     
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  10. Brando

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    Was it in Valet mode?
    Did they do remote fix? Or did you have to go to Tesla Service Center?
     
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    Once you get into Factory Mode there is a simple setting to change this.

    He he, I've thought about putting something similar on my wife's car, but figured that wouldn't go over so well once she got on the highway the first time.
     
  12. Lon12

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    Just phone Tesla. I called them late on a Sunday night and they were able to remove the demo mode restriction right away. Great service!
     
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    I hear they remove the limiter remotely. Meaning you don't need to come in. They might just need to verify a few things, i.e. it's indeed not a loaner car.
     
  14. soooma

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    Already done and remotely and took a few sends !!

    WOW!
    Sure feeling like driving the future or an iPhone :)
     
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  15. St Charles

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    @soooma did you say you had the 8.0 update?
     
  16. soooma

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    Yes on day #1 :)
    I have 489kw with 88% battery and Max Mode and Ludicrous
     
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