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Will bagging Tesla model 3 void warranty

Abdullahf123

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Dec 3, 2018
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I really want to bag my Tesla model 3. Those of you that don’t know what bagging means, it is basically air ride that adjusts the cars height via remote and requires a tank up front. Was wondering if this would void the entire cars warranty or just suspension stuff? I’ll post an image soon!!
 

Abdullahf123

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Fully slammed to the ground. But also can lift really high to clear driveways or steep enterence.
 

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MountainPass

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If something becomes damaged or fails due to the airbag system, Tesla can opt to not repair it under warranty. However, they can't deny a warranty claim on something like the screen or heated seat due to the suspension. It has to be related. It is worth noting that we have some airbag customers buying our FLCA bushings because the stock ones get destroyed from airing out.
 
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ewoodrick

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Generally, any additions or modifications may have to be returned back to normal if deemed required to do so by Service. If they are not returned to normal, then warranty may be voided.

Example, if you add an aftermarket audio amplifier and the windshield wipers don't work, then probably no issues.
But if the 12V battery keeps running down, then you'd have to rip the amp out if asked to do so.
 
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Bill Foster

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it comes down to the aftermarket parts causing the failure.

if you add bags and the seat motor fails, you should be fine.

If you add bags and bushings start failing, or your compressor causes other components to shut down due to voltage draw, then no, usually not covered.
 

Abdullahf123

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Check the Model 3 online manual to see if it will void any warranties but jesus christ lord have mercy on my eyes I hope to never see that in person.
Lol. It’s just a taste. I don’t like the large wheel gapes and my previous car was low. But I like the ability to adjust the cars height either being via bags or coils. But idk still deciding.
 

Abdullahf123

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Interestingly, Model 3 was originally designed to have air suspension as an optional feature but of course they never shipped that configuration.
I know, I was really excited but to keep the car as “cheap” as possible they removed it. So with this I may be able to get the feature that a and x have
 

YusufT

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Lol. It’s just a taste. I don’t like the large wheel gapes and my previous car was low. But I like the ability to adjust the cars height either being via bags or coils. But idk still deciding.
Sorry if I have offended, it just ruins the look in my opinion and negative camber adds no functionality what so ever. But I agree stock height may be high for some people I think the performance variant has a decent height to it. If you want it lower I’d go with coils, cheers.
 
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Just like @MountainPass mentioned, it will only avoid warranty that is related to the modification. My DRL was out and Tesla Service fix it under warranty.

Air suspension allows you do adjust ride height with a click of bottom, and it ride just as comfortable as stock with proper pressure and damping setting. Best of the both world for daily driving.

The downside I can think of is the cost and the performance around track comparing to coilover.

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Air Demand air suspension for Model 3
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High setting (higher than stock)
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Daily ride height
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Slammed (show setting)
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Great service people from TESLA
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Feel free to message me regarding to the air suspension setup.
 
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DJVoorhees

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If something becomes damaged or fails due to the airbag system, Tesla can opt to not repair it under warranty. However, they can't deny a warranty claim on something like the screen or heated seat due to the suspension. It has to be related. It is worth noting that we have some airbag customers buying our FLCA bushings because the stock ones get destroyed from airing out.

given the way Tesla has been with warranty work on stock cars, I wouldn’t give them any more reason to deny a warranty claim.
 
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