Navigation's On the Fritz Again - 2013 Tesla Model S Long-Term Road Test
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2013 Tesla Model S: Navigation's On the Fritz Again

June 21, 2013

2013 Tesla Model S

If you're counting, this is the fourth time we've had to reset the touchscreen in our Tesla Model S not including the screen replacement in March. This time, it was because the web-based navigation system was missing large portions of its map, no matter where I drove.

Editor Mark Takahashi had the same problem with the navigation screen a few weeks ago when certain areas of the map started going gray but it was a satellite issue, not something we could blame on the Tesla.

The reset took about 30 seconds and everything was back in working order. I've had to perform a hard restart on my iPhone with about the same frequency and it's not terribly annoying. Only thing is, my iPhone didn't cost $100K.

Travis Langness, Associate Editor @ 4,650 miles

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