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Scroll wheels on steering wheel Ideas

As Tesla continues to upgrade the software for the Model 3, I think there may be an opportunity for added (advanced) quick controls for the scroll wheels on the steering wheel. First, as a baseline, the current scroll wheel setting (outside of adjustments to the steering wheel and side view mirrors):

Left Scroll Button
  • Press button to Mute/Unmute
  • Scroll up/down adjust volume
  • Scroll right/left next/last song/station
Right Scroll Button
  • Press button for voice command
  • Scroll up/down adjust speed (Traffic-Aware Cruse Control)
  • Scroll right/left adjust following distance (Traffic-Aware Cruse Control)
Hold both Left and Right Scroll buttons to restart the touchscreen​

Now, some ideas. What if there was an option to select a secondary set of controls to either scroll button by either a 2-3 second hold or a double tap on either scroll button. The car could give an audible ping to confirm the switch. After 5-10 seconds of no other action, the scroll button would revert back to default setting. Alternatively, pressing the appropriate scroll wheel button once would revert back to default setting. Below are some ideas:

Secondary Audio Menu (Left Scroll Button)
  • Scroll up/down thumbs up or down song
  • Scroll right/left adjust audio input (radio/blue tooth/USB/etc.)
Environmental Adjustment (right Scroll button)
  • Scroll up/down adjust temperature
  • Scroll right/left adjust vent flow speed
User Defined Custom Menu (Either Scroll Button)
  • toggle on/off a setting assigned to up, down, left, or right
  • adjust a setting with up/down or left/right
With this advanced feature, it could mitigate not having a specific button for a setting or a missing stalk (windshield wipers speed). One would be less distracted going to the touch screen for a setting.

Thoughts? What other quick access controls would be nice to get access to from the scroll wheels?
 
Regarding the mirror adjustments, learned through happenstance that a press of the left scroll wheel switches from one mirror to the other so you don't have to use the touchscreen icons.

As for the future, I sincerely hope that they will be user configurable to a certain extent but, if they must be standardized, I expect they'll be contextual dependent upon drive mode and live screen. That being said, it was nice that I was able to change fm radio stations with the left wheel even though the car control screen was open while stopped for a slow train crossing; contextual with some limitations.
 
I really like the ideas. How do we submit that to Tesla?
I tweeted the idea to Elon, but I do wonder if there is an official place to make suggestions.

I think it's actually Pause/Unpause. At least, that's how it seems to work for Bluetooth connected devices.
Thanks for the clarification. I was going off the Model 3 Manual.
 
IMO the right scroll should have other default functions and only control AP when AP is engaged.
My initial thought is they don't want people to get accustomed to using the right for various things only to one day end up accidentally adjusting the autopilot thinking they are changing fan speed or something, and killing someone. What the need to do is simply enable more voice commands. "Set fan to 1" "Set fan to 7"
Something like that would greatly improve my quality of life and mental well being.
 

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