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WHAT IS THIS? FOUND IN FRUNK

Discussion in 'Model S: Interior & Exterior' started by Tezzie, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. Tezzie

    Tezzie Member

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    I found this in the front trunk of my new Tesla Model S 100D. Do you know what it is?
     

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    #2 rohan3au, Sep 4, 2018
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    That's your front tow hook, pop off a little cover beside the front battery radiator, screw it in and you can be towed.

    See attached screenshot from Model S manual.
     

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  3. Tezzie

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    Thanks for the info, but where is it supposed to be stowed? It looks like someone made a mistake and just threw it into the frunk, where it can slide all around and get stabby all up in there! Isn't there a place where it is supposed to be stowed, maybe snapped into?

    Also, do you know where the light wiring harness is stowed on the Model S?
     
  4. IdaX

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    Thats the eye of the Staff of Ra, from Raiders of the Lost Ark. You found it!
     
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  5. Derek Kessler

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    There is no such storage spot. I would go ahead and pop off that cover and see if there even is a mounting point for it — not all Models S have them, mine didn't and I found out only when I needed it. Tossed the useless bit onto a shelf in my garage and walked away.
     
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  6. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    The storage spot is under the frunk carpet.
     
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  7. Tozz

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    My 2018 MS has this hook in the emergency kit that was in the frunk at delivery.
    Its a red pouch containing some medical supplies, the tow hook, an emergency warning triangle and perhaps some other things I haven't checked.

    The red pouch has velcro so it sticks to the frunk interior lining.

    But older models used different storage locations for this hook. The red pouch could also be a european thing. I believe the emergency triangle is mandatory in Germany for example.
     
  8. Derek Kessler

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    Yeah, we don't get an emergency kit in the USA.
     
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