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Using Summon On Inclined Driveway

Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by aleagle, May 6, 2017.

  1. aleagle

    aleagle Member

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    The Summon feature does not work on my (slightly) inclined driveway. To make it worse, there's also a 1/2" lip between the driveway and garage entrance. Is Tesla working on a solution? Almost all driveways in my neighborhood are slightly slanted! My S backs out of the garage just fine, but won't go forward using Summon.
     
  2. NoMoGas

    NoMoGas Member

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    The car uses resistance to make sure it doesn't run over someone. Im in the same boat, can't use summon at my house because of the incline. Rather that then to ruun over the family dog I suppose.
     
  3. idealsol

    idealsol Member

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    Same here
    I did notice if my car's front wheels are close to but not in the garage, summon then seems to work. But I need to be with a foot or 2 of the garage
    My incline isn't steep. But unless I'm close to the garage, summon aborts immediately
     
  4. ecarfan

    ecarfan Well-Known Member

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    See these threads for previous discussions about this, it is a known issue.
    Summon Issue
    Summon into garage stopped by small step
    Summon on a steep incline..no go.
     

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