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Tire Blowout While on Autopilot

Discussion in 'Model S' started by 365gtb4, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. 365gtb4

    365gtb4 Member

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    I'm curious as to how the Teslas handle a tire blowout while on Autopilot. Has anyone experienced this?
     
  2. Kandiru

    Kandiru Active Member

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    Both your hands on the wheel will be key to your survival.
     
  3. ewoodrick

    ewoodrick Well-Known Member

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    I dare say that the car handles it well.

    It's humans that freak out and do stupid things
     
  4. bishoppeak

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    Lost a front tire recently, not quite a blowout but very rapid decompression. Autopilot compensated very well at 70mph until I took over and exited the highway.
     
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  5. Ovywon

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    so autopilot didn't disengage? wow
     
  6. PWlakewood

    PWlakewood Active Member

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    Should handle it just fine since your hands are suppose to still be on the wheel. ;)
     
  7. Rockster

    Rockster Active Member

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    I remember the autopilot having a blowout in the movie "Airplane."

    Airplane.jpg
     
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