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My first flat tire - UI fail...


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Mar 4, 2019
In a galaxy far, far away
Interesting thing to note, if the car is not turned on, the 12v socket in the back of the X will turn off after a few minutes,
so we had to keep opening doors to wake the car up to allow it to continue pumping.
Here is a TMC thread dealing with this issue: Can you keep the 12V outlets on when the car is off?

The above thread was a little bit old, I wonder now when you have the Sentry Mode on, if the 12V Socket stays on?


Nov 21, 2016
I haven't used a jack yet. I got a plug kit from Walmart. Pliers are a good idea and a razor blade or scissors to cut the extra plug that is sticking out. You need a blanket or plastic to kneel on so you don't get dirty. A rain jacket with a hood is a good idea because it is always raining when I get a flat.

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