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Tesla Model S Most Common Problems

31
drive motor / drive unit / motor-generator (EV or hybrid)
27
door handle extender
13
door handle, exterior
12
audio / nav / infotainment display / touch screen
12
battery pack (hybrid or EV)
12
rattle or squeak, sunroof or convertible top
11
exterior trim / body side molding / roof molding
9
onboard battery pack charging system / module (EV, PHEV)
7
charge port (EV battery pack)
7
CV joint / axle / half shaft
7
door handle switch
7
suspension or steering fastener (bolt, nut, etc.)
6
charge port door mechanism / actuator / motor
6
condenser fan
6
control arm / tension strut / thrust arm / lateral link
6
interior trim
6
rattle or squeak, pillar or seat belt retractor
6
sunroof drains, water leak from sunroof or from convertible top
6
wind noise, unspecified, unknown, or other cause
6
window regulator mechanism
 
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Chart is based on 287 vehicles in TrueDelta's reliability survey.
These are the problems owners most commonly reported on TrueDelta's Car Reliability Survey. For many models not all entries have been coded yet, so focus on the relative numbers rather than the absolute numbers. Usually when people say "they all have this problem," the problem in question actually affects between 10 percent and 20 percent of all cars. We aren't counting wear items like brake pads and rotors that truly do require periodic replacement on all cars.

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