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Old 03-07-2019, 05:27 AM   #972 (permalink)
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What service do you expect old Teslas will need?
The drivetrain is maintenance free, and so is the battery and the electronics.
There shouldn't be much more to do than A/C maintenance and the occasional wheel bearing.
Chances are Tesla overdimensioned the latter to make them last forever though, just like they overdimensioned the reduction gears (which showed no wear to speak of after a 1,000,000 mile usage simulation).

IIRC Tesla plans to bring service to your home. But you need to buy a Tesla first.
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