Photos of Tesla Model Y Owners’ DIY Cooling System

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Tesla’s new Model Y vehicle costs over $ 52,000, but it looks like the company “went to Home Depot” for some parts of the vehicle.

Images of the car’s cooling system have surfaced online showing the structure being patched up with faux wood trim.

The discovery was made by an owner who took the Model Y apart to fix a problem, but spotted the DIY casting when they hit the liquid-cooled condenser (LCC) – and similar photos from other buyers have been made. shared shortly thereafter.

However, other Model Y owners have shared videos of their new vehicle with a more professional patch around the system – clear plastic parts instead of wood trim.

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Tesla’s new Model Y vehicle costs over $ 52,000, but it looks like the company “went to Home Depot” for some parts of the vehicle. Images of the car’s cooling system appeared online showing the structure being patched up by faux wood trim

Tesla first unveiled its Model Y last year and began shipping the vehicle to customers last March.

The car seats seven adults, with an optional third row in the rear, and would go from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds.

The starting price for this vehicle is $ 52,900, which frustrates owners who have opened the hood to see the faux wood trim around the cooling system.

Someone went to Home Depot to do Q2 numbers, ”a Tesla Motors Club forum user joked in the original thread.

The discovery was made by an owner who took the Model Y apart to fix a problem, but spotted the DIY casting when they hit the liquid-cooled condenser (LCC) - and similar photos from other buyers have been made. shared shortly after

The discovery was made by an owner who took the Model Y apart to fix a problem, but spotted the DIY casting when they hit the liquid-cooled condenser (LCC) – and similar photos from other buyers have been made. shared shortly after

Some of the cooling systems have been patched with a plain white plastic trim

Some of the cooling systems have been patched with a plain white plastic trim

According to The Drive, the configuration of the trim on the cooling system appears to provide tension relief for the strap that holds it in place.

Electrek reported in June that after Tesla reopened its Fermont factor in California, Model Y buyers were not happy with their newly shipped vehicle.

Buyers told Electrek their delivery is scheduled for late June, but Tesla shared an update that orders have been delayed due to defects.

However, other Model Y owners have shared videos of their new vehicle with a more professional patch around the system - clear plastic parts instead of wood trim.

However, other Model Y owners have shared videos of their new vehicle with a more professional patch around the system – clear plastic parts instead of wood trim.

Tesla first unveiled its Model Y last year and began shipping the vehicle to customers last March.  The car seats seven adults, with an optional third row in the rear, and would go from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds

Tesla first unveiled its Model Y last year and began shipping the vehicle to customers last March. The car seats seven adults, with an optional third row in the rear, and would go from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds

Riley Dove from Maryland ordered a Model Y in May, but when he arrived to pick it up, he had to refuse the vehicle.

Dove cited a number of issues with the vehicle, including paint and trim issues, indentations in the seats and a loose seat belt.

Other owners have shared similar frustrations with their new Model Y that forced them to refuse delivery or use Tesla’s seven-day return policy.

CEO Elon Musk said minimizing rectifications in the production of Model Y is a top priority in an email to employees: “It is extremely important for us to speed up production of Model Y and minimize rectification needs. I want you to know that it’s really making a difference for Tesla right now.

The CEO also said Tesla has some issues with the Model Y’s general assembly.

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