Tesla’s Roof Flies Off Whereas Driving Dwelling From Dealership


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We knew that Tesla typically struggles with high quality management — however we didn’t know issues may get this unhealthy.

Based on a submit by Redditor Indescribables, later recognized as Nathaniel Galicia Chien by The Verge, a model new Mannequin Y electrical SUV bought by his dad misplaced its roof on the drive again dwelling from the dealership.

An uploaded video reveals the Tesla “convertible” bombing down Freeway 238 in California.


“I believed possibly a window was open however a minute later your complete glass roof simply blew off,” Chien wrote within the submit. ” After a quick panic we circled and drove the brand new Tesla convertible again to the dealership.”

Fortunately, he additionally had the nice sense to inform the cops that there was a lacking roof, possible shattered over the freeway.

“Fortunately, I don’t assume anybody was harm and it’s straightforward to chuckle about it in hindsight, however this may very well be a major problem if it occurs once more,” Chien informed The Verge in an electronic mail.

Defective Roof

The dealership’s supervisor informed them that it might need been a defective seal on the roof or that “they in some way simply forgot to seal the roof on completely,” in response to Chien’s submit.

Tesla has a little bit of a tough fame in the case of high quality management. Customers have reported loads of issues with the paint and trim, free seatbelts [link?] — and even bits of faux wood from a hardware store under the hood.

Chien’s father is now reconsidering if he needs to get a Tesla in spite of everything.

READ MORE: Tesla convertible? Model Y roof flies off while owners drive down California highway [The Verge]

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