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Road trip to the Grand Canyon on Tesla Vision


Apr 19, 2021
I took my new MYLR on its first road trip from Phoenix going north to the Grand Canyon. This car is fantastic for road trips. There were a couple of phantom braking instances where the car just freaked out when it noticed a parked car on the side. I don't think this is specific to Tesla Vision MYs as I've heard of these types of brakes happening on the sensor equipped ones as well. Not that big of a deal.

Now, what I consider a big deal, at least in my experience, is driving on AP at night. The forced auto high beam functionality is definitely in beta (or alpha) phase. I think I've upset many cars in front of me, or ones on the opposite side of the road because it toggled the the high beam a lot. I really tried to drive on AP more, but it was quite unpleasant and potentially dangerous. After trying AP for about 15 minutes, I decided to turn it off and drive manually. I'm hoping future software updates will improve this functionality.

For now, I will stick to using AP in the daytime or in well lit roads at night.


Still a Geezer & Still A Squid
Jun 17, 2020
Baton Rouge, LA
Pretty sure I just read in a thread about the most recent update correcting this problem. People were thrilled that you could turn off auto brights without the car dropping out of AP.

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