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Red Button on FWD pushed into door & disappeared

Discussion in 'Model X' started by MyMidnight, Sep 18, 2018.

  1. MyMidnight

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    I just went to close the FWD and pressed the red button, that I have been doing for months now. The button literally pushed inside of the car door and completely disappeared. I can now only close the door from the screen now.

    Patience is key with this car but this is ridiculous.
     
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  2. P85_DA

    P85_DA Supporting Member

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    Why can’t u use the buttons in inside of door ?
     
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  3. MyMidnight

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    Aren't those for when you are in the car and want to open or shut it? We don't let the kids (5&7) touch any buttons.
     
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    You can use for closing door as well from outside I personally just use key fob to close all doors
     
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  5. jboy210

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    I press them all the time to close the door right before I hop in the front seat.
     
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  6. tpham07

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    Just call tesla service and have it fixed under warranty. no big deal. Switches break, not really a tesla-exclusive thing.
     
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  7. TexasRat

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    yep I have been using these buttons as I prefer them to the red button. With child locks enabled (you can argue if this is actually safe or not tesla...) you can close them w/ the button but you can't open them. Idiotic kids can still close them, be too small for the sensors and then get their appendages crushed a little by the hungry FWD, but that's another story.

    Short of it is that, yes, you can use those buttons to close the doors regardless of child safety lock enabled :)
     
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  8. MyMidnight

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    Thanks for the info. I kinda pretend that those inside buttons don't exist. I was putting a friend's kid in the car and was adjusting the seat, and she pressed the button on me to close the doors. I only really use the red button when I'm home and in garage, emptying stuff and kids from the car.

    I should use those other buttons. The red button is kinda annoying.


    My husband called service who said the mobile unit will be calling me. Let's see when that happens.
     
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