When To Avoid Rebooting Tesla’s Onboard Computer – Pro Tip

It’s natural to want to reboot the onboard computer as soon as possible to fix any problems, but it’s important to do so safely. If you notice anything wrong with your car while driving, it’s best to avoid rebooting the onboard computer when stopping at a red light.

Rebooting the computer while driving is generally safe and won’t cause any major issues. However, if you do it while stopping at a red light, you may get stuck there for a few minutes while the computer reboots. This can be dangerous to both you and the drivers around you, as you may not be able to move your car during this time. It’s best to wait until you’re safely parked before rebooting the computer.

When To Avoid Rebooting Teslas Onboard Computer
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If you do need to reboot the onboard computer while driving, it’s easy to do so. Simply press and hold both the scroll wheels on the steering wheel until the Tesla “T” logo appears on the screen. This will initiate the reboot process, which should only take a few moments. Once the computer has rebooted, your Tesla should be back to normal.

At the end of the day, safety should always be your top priority when driving your Tesla. By following these tips and avoiding rebooting the onboard computer while stopped at a red light, you can help ensure a safe and enjoyable driving experience.

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