Power Cycling the Vehicle Tesla Model S

If your car exhibits unexpected behaviour or displays a generic alarm, you might try power cycling it to see if the problem is resolved. 

  • Put the car in park.
  • Touch 'Controls' > 'Safety & Security' > 'Power Off' on the touchscreen. 
  • Do not interact with the car for at least two minutes. Open the doors, don't touch the brake pedal, don't touch the touchscreen, and so on.
  • To wake the vehicle, hit the brake pedal after two minutes has passed.

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