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Side view mirror not auto-unfolding when starting car

SDKoala

Model 3 LR RWD
Apr 11, 2018
866
964
San Diego
Anyone else seeing this issue? For the past 2 days, when getting into the car for the first time in the morning, the passenger side view mirror doesn't extend from the folded position. It doesn't move at all. It can be fixed by going through the UI to cycle through folding and unfolding the side view mirrors, so it's doesn't seem like a physical motor problem.

I don't want to disable mirror folding because I like that they fold up, which is especially nice in tight parking spots.

I dread having to deal with the service center again, which is what Tesla advised by phone, so if anyone has any suggestions aside from the regular resetting procedure, I'm all ears.
 

Tezlanian

Member
Apr 24, 2018
214
92
North America
Anyone else seeing this issue? For the past 2 days, when getting into the car for the first time in the morning, the passenger side view mirror doesn't extend from the folded position. It doesn't move at all. It can be fixed by going through the UI to cycle through folding and unfolding the side view mirrors, so it's doesn't seem like a physical motor problem.

I don't want to disable mirror folding because I like that they fold up, which is especially nice in tight parking spots.

I dread having to deal with the service center again, which is what Tesla advised by phone, so if anyone has any suggestions aside from the regular resetting procedure, I'm all ears.

Supposedly the bug reporting feature through voice command outlined in the manual works now. Might give that a try. Might be better than most options if it uploads data to help them fix it.
 

PoitNarf

My dog's breath smells like dog food
Jun 7, 2016
2,870
4,008
NJ
There was another thread about this not too long ago. Several of us here, myself included, have experienced this. I’ve only had it happen twice so far but it’s been ok for a few weeks now. What software version is your 3 running?
 

rhaekar

Member
Nov 9, 2017
455
367
San Diego
It happened to me a couple of times at the beginning but now it works all the time. Just one of those weird gremlins. If it keeps happening then you should schedule a service center appointment.
 

SDKoala

Model 3 LR RWD
Apr 11, 2018
866
964
San Diego
I've had it happen a handful of times. Not in a couple weeks though.

Passenger side mirror not folding out

Exact same problem. I would have posted to that thread if I could have found it. Search is really bad on this site. Seems like a software glitch since the window can still be folded/unfolded from the UI. I just know that it won't happen if I take it in to the service center, so not worth the hassle right now.
 

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