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Newbie autopilot question


Oct 23, 2020
Ridgewood, NJ
Is it true that without FSD autopilot disengages every time I change lanes regardless of whether I use the turn signal and I have to Re engage it once I am in the new lane? If so, I don’t like that.
Nov 3, 2019
Green Valley AZ

JeffreyC, if I understand your question correctly, if you don't have FSD then when on Autopilot the car will hold it's lane but a lane change will require you to disengage AP and reengage AP when you are in the lane you want to be in.

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Oct 2, 2020
In the past Tesla has for a limited time let current Tesla owners who have not purchased Full Self Driving (FSD) purchase the Enhanced Auto Pilot option. EAP includes Navigate on Autopilot (NOA). NOA functions like FSD from highway on ramp to highway off ramp, including automatically making lanes changes. No one knows if or when Tesla will offer EAP for sale again. The price for adding EAP to the vehicle was historically a fraction (half?) of the price of FSD. The future price for EAP is unknown.


Model Y LR AWD
Dec 22, 2019
Orange County, CA
If I’m not mistaken, you can just use your turn indicator while using autopilot and it will lane change for you without needing to disengage. However, if you manually change lanes with your steering wheel, autopilot will always disengage, both with and without FSD.

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