I know this has been discussed before, but I'm upset that Tesla has not addressed this problem yet. Yesterday morning it was extra cold here in Salt Lake City. It was around 42 and raining. About a mile from my office, the low tire pressure warning comes on. I'm in rush hour traffic, and it is pouring rain, and I'm in "office attire." In my POS 8 year old Suburban, or in my slightly less POS 3 year old Jeep, it would tell me the exact tire pressure of each tire. My super duper Tesla just tells me that the pressure is low somewhere. How low? Do I have a flat? Can I make it to work? Am I going to destroy a tire if I keep driving? Do I have to stop in the pouring rain, get out my tire pressure sensor, and check each corner (as I get wet, dirty, and hopefully not killed by a passing car as I squat and check the driver's side tires), or do I chance it and drive the last mile on a potentially flat tire so I can safely check at my parking garage? I decide I can't stop in the pouring rain, in traffic, and I keep driving with the feeling of panic in my body. I get to the garage, and check each tire. The fronts had dropped just 1 psi below the label on the door, and that triggered the warning. THIS IS PATHETIC! THIS IS UNSAFE!!! I could have stopped in the rain, and been killed checking a tire that was just barely low because of the cold temperature, when I should be able to look on the touch screen and see what the pressure is for each tire without getting out of my $112,000 car and putting a stupid gauge on each tire to do it!!!!
P.S. - Otherwise I continue to love this car and couldn't be happier, but the TPMS problem is a big one.
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