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When do your trunk lights come on?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by Garlan Garner, Aug 21, 2018.

  1. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    I just noticed that my trunk lights never come on.

    When do your trunk lights come on?

    When you open the trunk?
     
  2. SpudLime

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    Isn’t that like trying to see if your fridge light turns off when the door is closed?
     
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  3. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    What? not at all.
     
  4. Chanathan

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    When the trunk is open.
     

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  5. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    perfect...thanks.

    Mine have never come on.

    Looks like my first official service center visit. I'm not looking forward to this.
     
  6. doubleatheman

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    Wait the TRUNK HAS LIGHTS?!?!? I never put the two together, I just use my phone light to see in the dark, it never dawned on me that my car should have trunk lights...
     
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  7. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    Looks like 2 service center visits in the near future.

    I would just absolutely HATE IT if I had to get a loaner car to get some trunk lights fixed.
     
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  8. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    How many more trunk lights are out?

    Anyone?????
     
  9. RayK

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    Mine have been dim since day one. I have sets of Abstract Ocean replacements sitting in my car ready to be installed.
     
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  10. trunks13

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    Until this post, I never knew my trunk had lights. Will mention it to the service center during next visit.
     
  11. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    This must be a massive issue.
     
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  12. Chanathan

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    I picture is with the abstract ocean lights installed. They’re 16x brighter than the factory oem. I highly recommend them. Google for the ride the lighting promo code.
     
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    Easy to install? That is a nice bright trunk!
     
  14. Chanathan

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    Yeah pretty easy. I got the package that includes 7 bulbs. 2 for the trunk. 4 for the puddle lights for the doors. And 1 for the glove compartment. I’ve done them all besides the glove compartment so far. It makes a world of difference.
     
  15. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    UPDATE!!!!

    I just took my model 3 to the Westmont store here in Illinois.

    I suppose its a known issue that for some reason....the lights aren't being connected. The service person knowingly just pulled down each light and connected the wire to it.

    I was out of there in 30 seconds.


    Maybe Tesla downsized the "Trunk Light Checker" person in Fremont.
     
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  16. boiler81

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    The OEM trunk lights are wholly inadequate. Yes mine worked, but you had to look at the light to know it was on. The black trunk liner suck up what little light they put out. Abstract Ocean here I come.
     
  17. dhrivnak

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    Mine work just fine thank you.
     
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    Really? Not plugged in? What else isn’t plugged in?

    What is your vin range?
     
  19. Garlan Garner

    Garlan Garner Well-Known Member

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    Good question: I don't know what else isn't plugged in.

    55000-56000
     
  20. UltralightBeam

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    Well, mine are out too LOL. Maybe it’s westmont that’s not connecting them? I’m pulling groceries out and I’m like, why is it so dark in here? Take out cell phone to make sure I got everything....
     

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