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Three Dings? New sound

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by 4SUPER9, Aug 30, 2013.

  1. 4SUPER9

    4SUPER9 Active Member

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    I was about to turn into my lot when I heard a rapid: "Ding, Ding, Ding". I looked everywhere and saw no alerts or anything new. What the heck was that?
     
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    I think that's the sound that happens when you put your foot on the brake and throttle at the same time. It clears soon as you lift your foot though, so you might not have seen it.
     
  3. 4SUPER9

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    Interesting. Now why the heck would I do that? Maybe it's time for me to work on my driving skills? :scared:
     
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    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Correct. It requires very little pressure on both pedals to set that off.
     
  5. No Tailpipe

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    Check out this video. DragTimes did a 0-60 video of the model S and shows an error message on screen when the brake and accelerator are pressed at the same time. Did it sound like that? That sound and error message happened to me for another error, but can't remember what caused the message. However, the message went way when I corrected the error.

    Tesla Model S 60 kWH 0-60 MPH Testing - YouTube
     
  6. heems

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    Unintentional due to wide shoes? I have had that happen in cars where the accelerator and brake pedal are close to each other - mostly done in (manual shift) sport cars I believe on purpose.
     
  7. Klaus

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    Isn't that the same triple beep warning that you get if you open a door while still in drive?
     
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    Yes! That was the other triple beep warning.
     
  9. NigelM

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    But with that you get all the visual warnings also.
     

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