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What is this amber light?

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by ny888, Apr 5, 2016.

  1. ny888

    ny888 Member

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    On the dash slightly below and to the right of the Autosteer icon, I see this amber light go on and off sometimes. What is it? Tesla Dash Amber.JPG
     
  2. jeffro01

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    I don't recall ever seeing that come up on my IC... Interesting...

    Jeff
     
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    Mercury? Venus? Didn't know MobileEye was that good.
     
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  4. Todd Burch

    Todd Burch Electron Pilot

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    Maybe you accidentally received a beta version of 7.2 and that's the stop light indication? hehe.
     
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  5. disillusioned

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    Fascinating... what version of the firmware are you running?
     
  6. ny888

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    7.1 build 2.13.103

    For those of you who have not seen this - do you see the little light diode there? Maybe it's never lit up for you?
     
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    I've never seen that on mine.
     
  8. RogerHScott

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    Even some people at Tesla service might not know. I called to ask about, among other things,
    a little amber triangle that appears near the regen region of the power meter sometimes. The
    person I spoke with had no idea, but I later inferred that it is there at vehicle start-up time to call
    your attention to the fact that regen is limited due to cold, highly charged batter, or whatever.
    Then it goes away, leaving only the amber portion of the regen region.

    I like the "it's an up-coming yellow light -- floor it!" indicator interpretation ;)
     
  9. ny888

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    SOLVED - feeling a little stupid now.

    Through multiple times cleaning the console I never saw that it was a tiny speck of something crusted there. It was invisible until the sun hits it at a certain angle making it glow. I've scraped it off.
     
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  10. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    Ah the ol' crust diode.
     

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