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Pack Performance and Launch Mode Limits

Bighorn

Top Supercharger
Jun 19, 2013
3,153
5,907
Big Horn, Wyoming
Hi everyone,

Based on your input, we have decided to remove all software performance reductions tied to frequent max power usage. These changes will roll out with our next software update (in about three weeks).

We had put these reductions in place to proactively protect the powertrain from wear and tear. Instead, we will monitor the condition of the powertrain and let our customers know if service is needed so that we can take proactive steps, such as by replacing parts if necessary, to maintain the vehicle’s performance.

--Jon


Thanks, Jon--I was waiting for Tesla's response. Felt pretty confident someone would come through with a reasonable answer, eventually.
 

Mach Schnell!

P100D Pilot & future Tri-Motor CyberTruck Driver
Oct 27, 2016
105
76
San Francisco Bay Area
Hi everyone,

Based on your input, we have decided to remove all software performance reductions tied to frequent max power usage. These changes will roll out with our next software update (in about three weeks).

We had put these reductions in place to proactively protect the powertrain from wear and tear. Instead, we will monitor the condition of the powertrain and let our customers know if service is needed so that we can take proactive steps, such as by replacing parts if necessary, to maintain the vehicle’s performance.

--Jon

Thank you Jon.
 

smac

Active Member
Aug 4, 2013
1,745
851
Nottinghamshire
Hi everyone,

Based on your input, we have decided to remove all software performance reductions tied to frequent max power usage. These changes will roll out with our next software update (in about three weeks).

We had put these reductions in place to proactively protect the powertrain from wear and tear. Instead, we will monitor the condition of the powertrain and let our customers know if service is needed so that we can take proactive steps, such as by replacing parts if necessary, to maintain the vehicle’s performance.

--Jon
Great news!

Thanks for listening.
 

vgrinshpun

Supporting Member
Supporting Member
Apr 5, 2013
5,886
22,940
PA
Performance disclaimer no longer appears on the Tesla ordering page.

Kudos to Tesla Team for wise decision.


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JRP3

Hyperactive Member
Aug 20, 2007
20,830
50,732
Central New York
Hi everyone,

Based on your input, we have decided to remove all software performance reductions tied to frequent max power usage.

Bolded section for those few people claiming that discussing it here was pointless.

These changes will roll out with our next software update (in about three weeks).

We had put these reductions in place to proactively protect the powertrain from wear and tear. Instead, we will monitor the condition of the powertrain and let our customers know if service is needed so that we can take proactive steps, such as by replacing parts if necessary, to maintain the vehicle’s performance.

--Jon

It's great that you listened and are doing the right thing, however I do hope Tesla realizes why their initial action was fundamentally flawed, and will avoid doing similar in the future.
 

Old Man Mike

Member
Oct 7, 2015
189
172
Huntertown, IN
Hi everyone,

Based on your input, we have decided to remove all software performance reductions tied to frequent max power usage. These changes will roll out with our next software update (in about three weeks).

We had put these reductions in place to proactively protect the powertrain from wear and tear. Instead, we will monitor the condition of the powertrain and let our customers know if service is needed so that we can take proactive steps, such as by replacing parts if necessary, to maintain the vehicle’s performance.

--Jon
Wow, I could not have imagined a better response from Tesla. Assuming this goes forward as stated, it has totally restored my confidence in Tesla!
 

apacheguy

S Sig #255
Oct 21, 2012
5,096
1,296
So Cal
Hi everyone,

Based on your input, we have decided to remove all software performance reductions tied to frequent max power usage. These changes will roll out with our next software update (in about three weeks).

We had put these reductions in place to proactively protect the powertrain from wear and tear. Instead, we will monitor the condition of the powertrain and let our customers know if service is needed so that we can take proactive steps, such as by replacing parts if necessary, to maintain the vehicle’s performance.

--Jon

+1. What a novel idea. Someone from Tesla actually posted a resolution to satisfy customers on the forums. Every time I suggested that Tesla should do this sort of thing people always shot me down, "that's crazy" "it will never work" "that's unprofessional." What say you now, naysayers?
 

msnow

Active Member
Jul 14, 2015
4,951
2,394
SoCal
+1. What a novel idea. Someone from Tesla actually posted a resolution to satisfy customers on the forums. Every time I suggested that Tesla should do this sort of thing people always shot me down, "that's crazy" "it will never work" "that's unprofessional." What say you now, naysayers?
Actually this is the fourth or fifth time he's helped out people on this forum. I'm glad he's around and looking out for us customers.
 

AnonNJ

Track mode, smack mode!
May 4, 2016
125
296
NJ
Many, many thanks!!! Heckuva resolution folks.


Hi everyone,

Based on your input, we have decided to remove all software performance reductions tied to frequent max power usage. These changes will roll out with our next software update (in about three weeks).

We had put these reductions in place to proactively protect the powertrain from wear and tear. Instead, we will monitor the condition of the powertrain and let our customers know if service is needed so that we can take proactive steps, such as by replacing parts if necessary, to maintain the vehicle’s performance.

--Jon
 

hostman

Member
Jan 15, 2017
119
286
Ann Arbor, MI
Hi everyone,

Based on your input, we have decided to remove all software performance reductions tied to frequent max power usage. These changes will roll out with our next software update (in about three weeks).

We had put these reductions in place to proactively protect the powertrain from wear and tear. Instead, we will monitor the condition of the powertrain and let our customers know if service is needed so that we can take proactive steps, such as by replacing parts if necessary, to maintain the vehicle’s performance.

--Jon
That is phenomenal to hear! Thanks man! Should I cancel my service appointment?
 
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xborg

Member
Oct 21, 2015
356
423
London
Thanks Jon, great news.
I'd also like to thank @Ingineer and @wk057 for their analysis, @Tech_Guy , @AnonNJ and some others for sharing valuable information, and @lolachampcar for his dedication and help in this thread.

Fred, maybe you can update your article now?
Oh That was fast, Fred has already posted a new article. Thanks. Tesla listens to customers and walks back all software performance reductions tied to frequent use of max power

That looks like solved everything for now, but I think Tesla should be more open about this problem.
Under warranty repairs are good, but what will happen after 4 years or 8 years warranty. Are all risky parts covered under 8 year warranty? After 8 years, what kind of repair bill is waiting for the owner? After 8 years, can owner voluntarily ask Tesla to reduce the power in order not to face huge repair bills?
 

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