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Preserving The Silence — DIY Fixes For Tesla Model 3 Rattling/Creaking Noises

January 21st, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

Sometimes we don't realize what noise pollution is until we are far from it. Even noises we don't pay attention to can be disturbing quality of life more than we realize. Some Tesla Model 3 owners have had issues with rattling and creaking noises. A couple of owners have some DIY solutions to share


Tesla’s Full Stack Disruption

January 12th, 2020 | by Cynthia Shahan

Tesla concepts of mobility outgrew legacy brands from the day the first Tesla rolled onto the market. The new company did not fit into any existing auto-manufacturer slot. Tesla jumped away from the crowd conceptually, and as we can see by now, landed on its feet


Fixing Salvaged Teslas, The Ingineer Way

October 16th, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

All automobiles are supported by an ecosystem of services, which traditionally includes dealerships, repair shops, and fueling stations. One of the ways Tesla has redefined the auto industry is by vertically integrating these services. You can buy a vehicle directly from Tesla, have it serviced at a Tesla service center, and charge it at a Tesla Supercharger. On the whole, most customers seem to be happy with this arrangement, but some believe that there is an unmet need for independent repair shops, and a community of DIY Tesla repair techs has developed. Because Tesla doesn’t support their activities, there’s an underground, hacker vibe to the scene


Tesla DIY On Steroids Superfood (Videos)

September 1st, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

In a weedy junkyard, amid the rusting hulks of once-shiny automobiles, the “Doctor Frankenstein of Teslas” connects a pair of jumper cables from a trashed Tesla Model S to a deep-cycle battery. “We may hear some clicks,” he says. “We may hear some buzzing. The car may explode. I don’t know what’s gonna happen.”


Tesla Auto Body Repair Specialists Can Now Get Trained Online

April 28th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Tesla says it will be selling 500,000 cars a year soon. The odds are good that with all those Teslas running around, some of them are going to find solid objects to run into, causing dings and dents -- or worse -- that will need to be repaired. Until now, Tesla has required anyone who wants to be certified in Tesla auto body repairs be trained by the company at its dedicated facilities in California. But that means there simply won't be enough qualified repair personnel to meet the needs of Tesla customers



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