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Washing underneath

Discussion in 'Model S' started by D.E., Apr 2, 2018.

  1. D.E.

    D.E. Uncorked

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    I now live in a snow state, lots of salt slush on the roads. We're also on a dirt road.

    I'd like to wash the salt slush and the mud off the underside of the car fairly frequently. I'm thinking of a garden sprinkler and sliding it under the car to wash underneath. Is there a better idea?
     
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    I take mine to a brushless car wash and there's an undercarriage spray as you drive in. Been doing so for 3 years without any issues. The battery pack is water-tight.
     
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    I don’t think the battery pack is completely water tight based on a thread here where the car was salvaged due to water damage submerged and it definitely got into the battery. But a car wash shouldn’t cause an issue.
     
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    How about the motor components? Would the warranty be honored for water damage to the motor?
     
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    I'd imagine it's the same, should be fine in a car wash, but don't go driving through deep puddles :p
     
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    Driving in the rain on wet roads puts water just about everywhere imaginable. I'd feel safe driving through car washes or parking over sprinklers.
     
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