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Question about AutoPilot/AutoSpeed Control


Aug 8, 2015
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
I just recently got my Tesla (Wooot!)

I obviously tested out Autopilot the second I was comfortable behind the wheel and in the car.

I had a question hopefully someone can help with (or perhaps I need to just try it more often):

If going at a speed (lets say 100km/h) and I engage either autopilot or speed control, it engages just fine and holds the speed at the appropriate level. If I need to brake, speed up, slow down or cancel, it does that just fine as well.

However: If i want to re-engage (and lets say I'm now driving at 110km/h and want to engage at that level), it always drops back to 100km/h (the initial speed setting). Is there any way to clear out the memory of the previous speed setting and have it only accept the new setting? I know I can use the handle to move the set speed up or down, I just like being able to set my speed according to what I want at the time versus what I set maybe 10 min ago.



Apr 8, 2015
Push the selector away from you, then re-pull towards you twice to engage AP at the new current speed.

Not sure this works, I think it remembers the old speed still...

OP: After some messing around, I have a method that seems to work: Push up on the selector (as if you want to add 5mph), it'll lock into your current speed.


Sep 21, 2015
Austin, TX
Alternatively, when AP is off you can lift up or down on the cruise stalk to set a new (current) TACC speed. You would then have to double pull towards you to engage autosteer.

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