Cleaning the Exterior
Cautions for Exterior Cleaning
Caution: Do not use windshield treatment
ﬂuids. Doing so can interfere with wiper
friction and cause a chattering sound.
To prevent damage to the paint, immediately
remove corrosive substances (bird droppings,
tree resin, dead insects, tar spots, road salt,
industrial fallout, etc). Do not wait until
Model X is due for a complete wash. If
necessary, use denatured alcohol to remove
tar spots and stubborn grease stains, then
immediately wash the area with water and a
mild, non-detergent soap to remove the
Caution: Do not use hot water and
Caution: In hot weather, do not wash in
Caution: If using a pressure washer,
maintain a distance of at least 30 cm
between the nozzle and the surface of
Model X. Keep the nozzle moving and do
not concentrate the water jet on any one
Follow these steps when washing the exterior
of Model X:
Before washing,ﬂush grime and grit from
the bodywork using a hose. Flush away
accumulations of mud in areas where
debris easily collects (such as wheel
arches and panel seams). If salt has been
used on the highways (such as during
winter months), thoroughly rinse all traces
of road salt from the underside of the
Caution: Do not aim water hoses directly
at window, door or hood seals, or through
wheel apertures onto brake components.
Caution: Avoid using tight-napped or
rough cloths, such as washing mitts.
Caution: If washing in an automatic car
wash, use Touchless car washes only.
These car washes have no parts (brushes,
etc.) that touch the surfaces of Model X.
Using any other type of car wash could
cause damage that is not covered by the
Hand wash Model X using a clean soft
cloth and cold or lukewarm water
containing a mild, good quality car
Caution: Do not used chemical based
wheel cleaners. These can damage the
ﬁnish on the wheels.
Rinse with Clean Water
After washing, rinse with clean water to
prevent soap from drying on the surfaces.
Dry Thoroughly and Clean Exterior Glass
Caution: Avoid using a high pressure
power washer on the rear view camera or
parking sensors (if equipped) and do not
clean a sensor or camera lens with a
sharp or abrasive object that can scratch
or damage its surface.
After washing and rinsing, dry thoroughly
with a chamois.
Clean windows and mirrors using an
automotive glass cleaner. Do not scrape,
or use any abrasive cleaningﬂuid on glass
or mirrored surfaces.
Model X Owner's Manual
|Categories||Tesla, Tesla Model X|
|Document Type||Owners Manual|
|Product Brand||Tesla, Model X|
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