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    #1 MelindaV, Aug 21, 2017
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    A list of features members have questions about, to give those first owners ideas of what to document and share.
    As new owners share items, they will be linked in the lists below.

    Note: This list is being answered by the first couple owners of delivered cars with pre-released UI software. Some features are still not activated, so be patient with the information coming in and trust the official published features will become available with the future OTA software updates, likely by the time ‘regular’ deliveries begin.

    This post ended up maxing out the forum's 2000 character limit, so it has had the user sources removed in order to continue adding updates - to date, most all information has been provided curtesy of @RiggerJon and @PTFI - thanks guys!


    POST KEY
    ❑ Unanswered
    Confirmed and/or photos/videos provided
    Answered in the negative

    Exterior:
    Does card (phone's BLE) unlock all doors? Yes, place near middle of B pillar, keycard manual download
    How the Aero wheel covers come off/go on video
    Opening Trunk (from app and screen photos, exterior button video)
    Opening Frunk (from app and screen photos, No exterior button)
    ❑ Hitch attachment (future accessory) possible attachment location video
    ❑ Confirm exterior width/length
    Horn sound sound clip
    Jack points diagram from first responders manual
    Mounted front plate frame post, photo
    Washer nozzles wiper mounted photo
    How to attach optional roof rack (future accessory) photo four points marked for possible attachment
    Photo of the parking/driving lights
    Photo of the fog lights]
    Folding the mirrors explained here

    Interior:
    Seat heaters - front, UI photo
    ❑ Seat heaters - back
    Heated steering wheel? NO, not in current UI
    Windshield wipers (auto? manual adjustments?) description, stalk photo and UI photo
    ❑ 12-way adjustable seats (what are the 12?, headrests? max recline?)
    ❑ What is front seat height measured from ground when at max height compared to S/X?
    3 = 21"-23"
    S = ?
    X = 21.5"-28.5" (seat raises 3", SAS 4", bolsters + 2.5")
    Rear seat height to floor, 14" from floor
    ❑ Optional snap-in sunshade (photos outside of car)
    Interior 12V outlet location inside the front armrest photo video
    UMC, included adaptors & storage case early deliveries provided with both styles UMC video showing connecting adaptor to UMC
    Is there an internet browser in the UI? not in current UI
    Turn signal indicator location - on the left hand ⅓ of the center screen photo
    Photos / Videos of ambient lighting at interior, puddle light? puddle light pix
    Description of premium seat fabric and closeup photos. texture, feel, sheen description
    10 ½" of space between 6' driver seat & toddler seats
    ❑ How low do the rear windows go down to? photo
    coat hooks extended photo
    sun visors & mirror photo
    steering wheel diameter 35cm
    front cupholders 8cm

    Trunk & Frunk:
    Actual rear trunk approx 17.5CF (without lower bin)
    ❑ Actual rear trunk lower bin capacity
    ❑ Actual frunk capacity
    Trunk dimensions 42" wide x 18" opening, approx 42" front to back with seats up
    Height of pass-thru when seats are folded down 18"
    ❑ Size of under cover trunk bin
    Trunk lighting photo description of light and vent more on the vent
    Frunk lighting photo
    Does the trunk or frunk include a 12V outlet, no
    Photos of what can fit in the Trunk video
    ❑ Photos of what can fit in the Trunk's lower bin
    Photos of what can fit in the Frunk video
    ❑ Photo showing adults lying in back at least 6' of length available
    Photos of the seats folded post
    Photo of the Frunk, video of foldout bag hooks

    Tech, UI & Tesla App:
    ❑ Setting/adjusting AP following distance
    ❑ Homelink settings/options
    ❑ Summoning in/out of garage
    ❑ Tesla app walkthrough (Model 3 specific)
    ❑ Audio (streaming, USB, phone, FM) walk-thru USB video walkthrough
    is FM HD or standard? it is all streaming and high quality
    ❑ Energy consumed graphs during & per trip
    Setting functions to steering wheel buttons Currently does not appear to be customizable, but set by the UI interface
    Do wheel buttons push in also? pushing will pause music Plus some typical functions
    ❑ Climate control on for driver and off for passenger description
    rear seat air vents how to control UI photo and vent photo and description
    ❑ Function w/multiple phones plugged in
    ❑ # user profiles, what profiles control
    ❑ How to activate TACC vs AP? all from AP stalk?
    Window/door safety child safety lockout photo and post
    Wiper controls from the stalk tap for swipe, hold for fluid

    Technical:
    ❑ USB output amps?
    ❑ Can OBDII be used as a power source?
    ❑ Toll transponder ideal location
    ❑ Is Tesla using a Gentex mirror with the integrated transponder?
    ❑ Do windshield mount radar detectors work with the windshield glass?
    ❑ Is there any risk to magnetic media in the cabin/trunk/frunk?
    Is the pedestrian audio warning already included? No, Silence
    UMC charge rate 5-15 outlet (15a/110v) 12a draw 5 miles/hr
    Gen 1 UMC charge rate 14-50 outlet (50a breaker) 40a draw 38-39 miles/hr
    Gen 2 UMC charge rate 14-50 outlet (50a breaker) 32a draw 31 miles/hr
    WC (60A+ breaker) 48a draw

    Service & Maintenance:
    ❑ Replacement NFC card from Tesla & deactivating prior card(s)
    Access/location of the 12V battery diagram from first responders manual
    Supercharging allowances? Does not appear to be any allowance Per use Supercharge rates are posted on Tesla's site at: Tesla.com/support/supercharging
    ❑ Will there be a use fee for LTE in non PUP (or PUP after 2 years)?
    ❑ Maintenance plans & schedules as provided/suggested by Tesla at Delivery

    User Opinion & etc (subjective):
    Screen glare doesn't appear to be an issue
    ❑ Screen view with polarized sunglasses?
    Ease of getting in/out of - review getting in/out of front and back seats by 6' tall
    Comfort of seats & overall ergonomics - seat/armrest comfort review info on rear seat comfort
    Does regen feel the same as on S/X? Not quite as aggressive even on higher setting
    PUP audio sound - It Jams
    ❑ Driver / Passenger eye level photos showing view
    Does wood trim cause glare? No, it is not glossy photo
    ❑ Impression & photos/video of headlights at night, foglights, interior ambient lights? high beams are very bright
    With stereo off, whats noise level between 50-75mph/80-120kph? any noise from frameless windows? have not noticed any.
    Squeaks, rattles, groans, etc? minimal. comments
    overall impression of interior finishes, driving feel
     
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      Roof rack latches and an M3 with a hitch are at the top of my list.
       
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      Here's one to add...

      Can the key card do anything besides the door(s)?
       
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      well, it can start the car ;) that was my question if there are exterior trunk/frunk buttons to unlatch those from the outside once the car is unlocked. what else are you thinking the card could do?
       
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      No that was it ... trunk/frunk/other 3 doors ...
       
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        My biggest ask is audible, not visual. I'm going with the premium regardless but would like to know how different the two systems sound. Can't get that on YouTube.
         
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          Adjustment for headrest
          Following distance in autopilot
          Do steering wheel scroll wheels have push button in addition to scrolling
          Homelink setting
          Summoning in/out garage
          Tesla App
           
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          I haven't seen any mention of front floor air vents?
           
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          they are there. It's a bit hard to make out in this screenshot, and couldn't readily find the other I was thinking of...
          for both the driver and passenger, when you go into the climate controls, the blue circle highlights if the air is at the dash (top circle), mixed (middle circle) or at your feet (bottom circle)
          Screen Shot 2017-08-21 at 10.44.18 AM.png
           
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            It is reasonable to expect these things:

            Card unlocks/wakes up the vehicle. Selective door unlock could be a software option later if seriously asked.
            Trunk has a button under the lip. It clicks open on screen/app too but can not be closed with software.
            Frunk can be opened by screen, app and emergency pull-cord, likely behind towing hook cover (round thingy)
            Wipers have rain sensor as there is no wiper stalk for constant adjustment.
            12-way adjustable seats means:
            HIGHER-LOWER; FORWARD-BACKWARD; BACKREST UP-DOWN; BOTTOM INCLINE UP-DOWN; upper-lower lumbar sacks (4way, lower, both, upper, neither). 8 ways should be with memory, 4 way lumbar might not be (like with BMW).
            In case of standard seats, those are 6-way:
            HIGHER-LOWER; FORWARD-BACKWARD; BACKREST UP-DOWN;
            If headrests are adjustable, then only manually. Likely not adjustable at all.
            Both steering wheel knobs scroll up-down, click left-right, and also click in. Exactly like many computer mouses with back-forth function.
             
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              How about: one swipe to unlock the driver's door, two swipes to unlock all doors.
               
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              I'm seeing only two circles.
               
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              Circles on that screen appear to be sliders, so left circle for driver, right for pax. Different screen for aiming the vents I think.
               
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              Or vents for the back seats.

              I also want to know the vertical dimension of the trunk. I have a 12V cooler I'd like to fit in there.
              What does the horn sound like? Hoping for a real horn, not a roadrunner beep-beep.
               
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              Is there a 12V outlet in the trunk?
               
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                Can the front vents be completely shut down on one side (my wife's side) while remaining on and cooling on my side?
                 
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                MelindaV,

                Nice start to what will hopefully be questions answered soon from an official source rather than speculation of reasonableness.

                Here's some additional ones that I've seen out there or thought myself:

                Exterior-
                Access to 12v battery
                Access to wiper fluid bottle
                Jack points
                Non-glass roof color (body or black?)
                Adaptive headlights (LED sequencing)
                Front plate mounting method
                Exterior USB port (for phone/camping)*

                Interior-
                Location of 12v outlet
                Angle of recline on front seats
                Window/door safety locks (& controls)
                Dash/trim/head opts (wood/white/alc?)
                Height of pass through from trunk
                Rear view mirror blind spot (head height)
                Trunk lighting
                Frunk lighting
                Actual Trunk/Frunk capacity

                Tech-
                Audio (HD?)
                USB (power level, which for media)
                Best location for toll transponder -or-
                Is there a Gentex Integrated Toll Module
                User accessible tech (cameras, data)
                Screen glare (to and from screen)
                Multiple phone interaction

                MX-
                Maintenance schedule
                Maintenance plans (costs)
                Card replacement/wiping
                Tire life expectancy
                Wheel alignment specs (toe like S?)

                * a wishlist item I don't think is happening but might be good for a future add
                 
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                  yeah - in that graphic, it's on the mix for the driver and the dash vent for the passenger. (there's a bit of fill-in-the-blank you have to do for the rest ;) )
                   
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                  @skygraff - added most of yours onto the main list. Wiper fluid is here. Screen Shot 2017-08-21 at 1.13.21 PM.png

                  and didn't include the items for future options (like opaque roof option) as the first owners will not be any help there :) also didn't include the further out maintenance things (IE alignment) as that's not something readily available in an owners manual to the general public anyway. All those will work there way out, but looking specifically for getting this list to those things we expect anyone getting a car to be able to report back on.
                   
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                    Thanks, MelindaV.

                    I probably should've put the washer bottle one under MX (hadn't decided on adding that category until later and forgot to move it). My intention was to ask about access to the bottle in case it needed to be repaired. I assume it and the battery require Frunk liner disassembly.

                    As for toll transponder location, I'm still hopeful that Tesla has jumped on board with their rear view mirror supplier Gentex and included an Integrated Toll Module (using Universal Toll Module technology) into the Model 3 since it will facilitate FSD (for cross country driving especially). Of course, if they did, I doubt it's actually in the mirror vs wherever the Homelink antenna is located.
                     

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