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My Model X is SMOKING???

Chris TX

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Sep 30, 2013
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I would have the Service Center pull the frunk tub and remove the front underbody plastics, to give it a thorough once over. The compressor does get very hot, and if something plastic or rubber touches it, and it's not supposed to, it could be melting.
 
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K-MTG

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Oct 24, 2015
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I am contacting service in the morning, lots of slimy fluid dripping from the front of the car. But I was able to still drive it. Hopefully I can get an appointment ASAP instead of 2-3 weeks
 

K-MTG

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Oct 24, 2015
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Dropped the car at service this morning, gave them a checklist with my issues. I am hoping they will be able to fix everything I included in my previous Tesla build quality video and this oil leak issue. I will post an updated video once I get my car back.

I got a X 90D loaner which was a built in May, 2016 (the same month as my X) and the VIN is roughly 400 apart. However, the fit and finish is much better. It has no rattling or thumping issues, the seals are clean, and I don't see any panel misalignment. I will look out for ghosting tonight.
 

xkwizit

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Jan 12, 2016
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Folsom, CA, United States
You are lucky Rocklin SC doesn't have any X loaners. They did get us a Yukon rental from Hertz in place of the S loaner and they were nice enough to come by and exchange the cars. Just that my wife hated driving that huge truck doing the carpool this morning
 

hill

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Apr 21, 2015
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Lake Forest, CA
.......snip...... the fit and finish is much better. It has no rattling or thumping issues, the seals are clean, and I don't see any panel misalignment. I will look out for ghosting tonight.
what's the news for ghosting on your loaner ... same? / less? / more?
.
 

ming

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Oct 22, 2016
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Irvine, CA
I'm surprised they had a tesla loaner for you. I took mine in for suspension issue less than a month after delivery and they didn't have any ;). Definitely curious as to why your car is leaking though. Keep us posted!
 

K-MTG

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Oct 24, 2015
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I'm surprised they had a tesla loaner for you. I took mine in for suspension issue less than a month after delivery and they didn't have any ;). Definitely curious as to why your car is leaking though. Keep us posted!

I always got Tesla loaners on all of my service appointments, this is the first time getting an X. Previously it was always an S
 

K-MTG

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Oct 24, 2015
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Irvine, CA
Got the car back from service, it was the refrigerant! Glad it wasn't anything major.

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McManX

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Feb 23, 2016
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San Francisco, CA
Just got mine back from annual service and they swapped the A/C lines even though I didn't ask. Said they check all the early builds as they come in because it's a know issue that the lines are swapped. Same with the front latches.
 

K-MTG

Sunshade Captain of TMC
Oct 24, 2015
4,815
3,442
Irvine, CA
Just got mine back from annual service and they swapped the A/C lines even though I didn't ask. Said they check all the early builds as they come in because it's a know issue that the lines are swapped. Same with the front latches.

On my service bulletin they noted that the front latches need to be replaced but they didn't have any in stock
 

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