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Discussion in 'Model S: Driving Dynamics' started by Lump, Feb 19, 2015.

  1. Lump

    Lump Active Member

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    I mean your charge port door is open (101 S near Agoura around 11 am) :eek:
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    Mine popped open the other night while driving on the freeway, luckily it was dark & our friends that were following didn't notice.
     
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    Its just because the front right tire is a bit under-inflated, its to adjust the drag and keep the car straight.
     
  4. Lump

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    #4 Lump, Feb 19, 2015
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    He didn't have his DRL's on either,, P85 has to have the tech package right?

    The lights are one of my favorite features
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    Airbrake...
     
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    strange, mine closes itself in 5 seconds
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    EV version of leaving the blinker on...
     
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    Good rolling shot.
     
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    Fezzik P100D, M3LR

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    THe new models will close automatically correct?
     
  10. Kalud

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    Yes
     
  11. Cottonwood

    Cottonwood Roadster#433, Model S#S37

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    Yes, it is a very nice feature. I originally discounted its value, but self closing is very nice, as well as the tap to open feature on the new cars.
     
  12. Lump

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    Once you unplug, does the door automatically close on its own or do you still have to initiate the closing in some manner?

    I heard the door open while driving & was notified on the instrument cluster where the turn by turn navigation usually is displayed, turn by turn was needed at the time since I was driving to a new location & having it blocked by charge port door open notification was a problem.
     
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    On the demo P85D I drove the other day the door closed automatically about five or ten seconds after I removed the charging cable.
     
  14. Cottonwood

    Cottonwood Roadster#433, Model S#S37

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    Yes, that is the convenience; just unplug the car and the car closes the port on its own. Also, when using a J1772 to charge, the tap to open feature is great!
     
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    Nice, I want auto close, I wonder how much they would charge for a upgraded door.
     
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    Which models have that, the ones with Autopilot?
     
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    Great question, wonder if it's an 'autopilot' model feature or a P85D feature?
     
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    I think it is a p85d feature for now, my autopilot car does not have this. (November build)
     

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