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Using the wife's Infiniti for today...

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Caligula, Dec 18, 2015.

  1. Caligula

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    ...already turned the wipers on when trying to put the car into gear, and left it unlocked when going into the store. #Teslaproblems
     
  2. JenniferQ

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    I actually had a different problem that I'm not sure if I want on my Tesla or not: In our MBz if you open the driver door it automatically goes into park. When at the SJC SC on Wed, I backed up and hopped out forgetting that it doesn't go into Park automatically. Thank goodness for the bumper they installed between the SC and my car! I've only done that a couple of times so far, but each time we switch cars it's definitely a lesson in reprogramming those circuits in our brains.
     
  3. Caligula

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    Good to know. I always just assumed it would automatically go into park... then again I've been driving manual transmissions for the past 15+ years, so I'm used to the whole "it'll roll away if you don't pay attention" thing. Heh.

    Also almost left the car running in the garage just now, lol. Damn push button cars.
     
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    it does ( should ) go into park automatically. I use the jump out feature in 'Drive' often
     
  5. Caligula

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    Perhaps it doesn't work with reverse? She stated that she was backing up into a supercharger stall.
     
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    Hm. I will investigate this today. Maybe that's what confused me. I never realized it went into Park upon opening the door.
     
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    it is not when opening but when the seat sensor detects no-one in the seat - and I think it might be only under 5mph or so but I haven't tried to jump out of my car at speed :eek:
     
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    Yeah, I'd go try it out right now myself... but, you know.
    Tuck and roll!
     
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    to infinty and beyond?
     
  10. Caligula

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    Exactly... as the wife has the Chevrolet Cruze Tesla gave me as a loaner while my panoramic roof is fixed. Sigh.
     
  11. JenniferQ

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    It does shift into Park when I open the door whether I am in R or D. Must have been double Operator error. Maybe I opened the door to check how close I was (the spot I like at SJC is cloe to a wall on one side) and then kept reversing? Well, I will be sure to double check from now on.
     

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