Especially in the summer, you don’t want to be cooped up in your car
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Many Tesla owners have reported being locked in their cars in recent months yet Out of authority He was. Of course, this is especially unpleasant in the middle of summer when the temperatures are high and the sun is shining. The worst case When you are also at home in Arizona, where a desert climate prevails. This is exactly what the 73-year-old is Rick Meggison happen, he told the local news station ABC15 Tell.
I couldn’t open the doors. I couldn’t lower the windows. The computer was dead so I couldn’t open the glove box. “I couldn’t open anything,” Meggison said. The guy said the main battery by itself still had enough power to keep driving.
Later found out it wasn’t the main battery however 12 volt secondary battery Service failed. On many electronic cars, this is responsible for things like the central locking, lights, or alarm system. Meggison finally got out of the car with the help of his sister, who he says was able to open the door using the Tesla app.
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All Tesla models have the ability to unlock the doors in an emergency It can be opened from the inside without electricity. However, you need to know how it works. The procedure also differs depending on whether you are sitting in one of the front seats or in the back seat. There are also differences between the models.
The doors on the Model S and Model 3 both open the same way. That’s how you have to Pull up the manual door release in front of the window switchesAccording to Tesla.
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However, this method of opening the door is usually only suitable for them Front doors. on it back seats Emergency tools elsewhere. If you run them – either front or back – you also have to pay attention to a few things.
A detailed video on how to manually open the S, 3, X and Y doors can be found here:
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