No one is complaining about scraping a windshield and calling that a design flaw. It just has to work!! Clips in so if a cleaner was a bit careless it can come away and make more noise than you'd think. And have damaged the door seal by forcing the door open overcoming the frozen door seal. Sucks about the frameless windows, but it's a reality of life in climates that get ice. Anyone have any opinions on the pros and cons of having the frameless windows? Door were very easy to open except to fuel door which forgot to treat. Plus the risk of smashing the glass is probably quite high! Before that I cussed my car on many mornings before work. I've never had any experience with frameless car windows before.
Old trim that is discolored and faded can be a major eye sore so clean and restore them with the Nextzett Gummi Pfledge Stick. Yesterday we had rain ending before the temps dropped to 22° last night. Note that windows won't go back up if door opened or closed. I recommend cleaning the weatherstripping first with a solution of H2O and optimum power clean if your weatherstripping is pretty dirty. Nothing lasts forever, but you can extend the life with knowhow. This is an option which is more difficult in other cars.
This will stop the flashing. It wouldn't drop with the door open. Of course there's no point in putting anything there. However, I was wondering if somebody could add clarity to what this actually means? Hi all, What do you use to maintain or polish your car windows sills? No need for 10sec, imho 3-5 should be sufficient. Once the door had been closed after 10 mins Hill hold fixed itself. If you must know, I use Meguiars.
A non-issue as far as we can see. The bond between ice and well-maintained rubber seals will usually be weak enough for the window-lift motors to free the glass. If you park outside when there is freezing rain, thawing, re-freezing watch for the following. You're saying windows immobilized by ice? If the rubber hardened, the creaking will start no matter what car. In my opinion, the inside would be the bit towards the roof lining interior, or in the middle of it.
After 10 mins the car had warmed up and I was able to pull over and shut the door. Door handle frozen but popped out. The frameless windows are not a great design for the winter. It gets worse though because of winter as the car cannot for some time fully regenerate while slowing down and also lots of energy is lost in heating the cabin. Although if you want to be extra thorough you could try and apply a bit on the inside half rubber trim at the base of the window after rolling down the window - dab a cloth in it and run it around, it won't do any harm to rubber. Someone will probably be along in a minute to tell you what to do, although it may be quicker to use the search function on this forum as I'm sure it's on here somewhere.
Am sure this must be the same for other cars with similar frameless doors. Almost all issues are amplified when there is moisture followed by relatively quick freeze: 1. Window didn't drop so I didn't open the door. Of course there's no point in putting anything there. That is then almost impossible to get off. Wait till the charge port fails to open because it's frozen over. I only keep my climate at 68 degrees.
Preheated car for like 45 min. Anyone any ideas on how its attached, or the part number of the seal? Seriously, you posters need to stop with the idiotic statements. Read all the hype about this product on various forums so I decided to give it a try. For more information on the change, check out the blog post by. I'm not sure I'd use vaseline and it is a bit messy, but some sort of rubber care sounds like a good preventative measure. Sent from my iPad using Tapatalk This is normal. To save him the trouble, M8B thinks it's God's fault for snowing and your fault for wanting to open your car door and needing to go to work, but in no way a design flaw on Tesla's part that opening your damn door damages the car.
You may disagree with it for I shall not be liable for whatever I may have input. This is all you need. There has to be a methodology for cold weather. I don't see below freezing weather that often but my first experience with this was a few weeks ago. Iwantmy3 what is gummi pflege? Use your bottle of Einszett Gummipflege to treat all rubber seals. I would recommend giving your rubber a cleaning first, as my applicator pad got dirty quickly. But, more impressively, the 1994 Audi Convertible has frameless windows that still drop slightly on unlocking and which are still leak and draft free - and cope with the jet wash used by the local car cleaning crew at the garden centre.
Blaming Tesla for the damage would be the same as blaming them for an accident because someone spun out in the snow with the stock all season tires. . They know their stuff huh? If you're on the fence about buying this, I say give it a shot. So who is that 'we'? My motto is we agree to disagree. Yesterday I had the same but I was able to reset just the driver's window which seemed to sort it. Also, pre-heat your interior before going out in the morning.
I applies to all cars with frameless doors. But I could only reset the windows when I could operate the passenger window from the driver's side switch. If you must know, I use Meguiars. By popular demand, we now import Nextzett Gummi Pflege straight from Germany! Is this a common problem, the window drop not working when it's we have ice? If you notice in time, try some pressure on the window along with roll-down. I blame Tesla for the bad design, and M8B for humoring Tesla that everything they do is perfect.