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Tesla Model S : Ventilation barely heats the back

Tesla ventilation back

On Facebook, you can read about Tesla Model S owners who have problems with the ventilation in the back seats. Who, like me, still has a Tesla Model S without heated back seat, probably knows this problem too. In winter, the passengers on the back seat are freezing because there is practically no heat coming […]

Tesla battery empty – What next?

Tesla battery empty

The feeling of driving an electric car with a battery running out of electricity discourages many people from being interested in electric mobility or Tesla. In fact, the Tesla battery can be run empty and then the vehicle stops. Traditionally, however, this is rather unlikely, as the Tesla’s onboard computer constantly monitors the battery and […]

Tesla sun visor retrofit for Model S

Tesla Model S Tesla sun visor

The sun visor in the Tesla Model S is unfortunately only delivered with illuminated make-up mirrors since spring 2018. User migselv has posted a great tutorial in the German TFF forum on how to replace the sun visors on older Model S. For the old vintages without autopilot it is even easier because the cables […]

Overview of Tesla pre-owned car inventory sources (CPO)

Tesla CPO Raven

You can find a pre-owned Tesla car also in the official inventory. These are sold by Tesla after a check as so-called CPO (Certified Pre-Owned) vehicles with a limited warranty. In addition, so-called “inventory new cars” are usually also on offer. These are exhibition vehicles or cars produced “on stock” with frequently sold configurations. Tesla […]

Tesla trunk shelf lift retrofit for Model S

Tesla Shelf Lift

Unfortunately, Tesla supplies a trunk shelf without lift function with its Model S. This means that when opening the trunk, the shelf has to be folded up manually each time and then folded down again manually before closing it, otherwise the view through the rear window is impaired. Fortunately, there are enough third-party manufacturers that […]

Tesla abbreviations and terms explained

Tesla Logo

Please do not hesitate to contact me if some Tesla abbreviations are still missing on this list. A list of Tesla abbreviations ACC Adaptive Cruise Control AP Autopilot = Assistance system for driver support (e.g. lane assistant, steering assistant, acceleration and braking assistant). Is gradually being developed by Tesla towards more and more autonomous driving. AP1 […]