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Window opens/closes slightly when door opens/closes.

Discussion in 'Model S' started by coqui33, May 7, 2017.

  1. coqui33

    coqui33 Member

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    I just noticed that the window rolls down by itself about 1/4 inch when I open a door, and then rolls back up automatically when I close the door. Is this something new with 17.17.4 or have I just never noticed it before?
     
  2. Takumi

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    Not new. Something you "just never noticed it before."
     
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  3. Tampaukfan

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    Its to relieve pressure so you dont have to slam your door.
     
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    Skip to 4:00, tells you everything you need to know
     
  5. kort677

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    you just never noticed it before, it does that to clear the seals on the doors.
     
  6. Derek Kessler

    Derek Kessler Member

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    That's standard behavior on all frameless car door windows.
     
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  7. P85DBeast

    P85DBeast Side tEsLa

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    That's not new been happening ever since the Model S was released.
    It's on coupe's and convertibles also.
     
  8. wdolson

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    Maybe on higher end cars. My SO's 1996 Subaru didn't do it, but I did notice my Model S did it when I got it.
     
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  9. mrjedistud

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    I see you live in a warm temp state. In the winter it gets annoying because sometimes snow/ice freeze up the windows and they don't open slightly. As a result, the window catches on the chrome upper trim of the car and you can't open the door.
     
  10. kev1n

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    not all cars have it, not all frameless window doors neither. its pretty normal on the higher end cars
     
  11. Hugh Mannity

    Hugh Mannity Mediocre Member

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    For some reason I hate it. Wish the MS had been designed with framed doors, they just seem way more solid.
     
  12. NikeWings

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    More proof that we work so very hard to find change with every release we get. ;)
     
  13. Skotty

    Skotty 2014 Model S P85

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    Not just high end cars. Ford Mustangs do the same thing (at least in 2011 they did; probably still do)
     
  14. TES-E

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    Correct. My 2017 Mustang does it as well as my Tesla.
     
  15. mrjedistud

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    I have a 2003 Mustang GT convertible and it does not do this. Must have started afterwards. I am assuming with the 2005 redesign or later.
     

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