Tesla Info: Reboot instructions for your Tesla

Tesla cars can sometimes find themselves with a software gremlin that requires a reboot. Its not that common, but its certainly something that all owners need to be aware of as it solves the majority of issues. The crashing of the MCU also seems to be linked to one of a number of issues that point to a memory leak of some description, we provide some tips to help trouble shoot.

The reboot options

The following reboot options exist. While some are possible while driving, we recommend that the car should always be stationary and in a safe place before rebooting the car.

Additional things to try

Some people report their car screens rebooting randomly. There have been a number of software glitches over the years that can cause this to a greater or lesser extent. If you are experiencing frequent reboots and the steps above do not help, then the following has been known to help some. They all point to a memory issue or leak of one form or another, either too much information or slightly corrupted information on other devices that the can't cope with.

None of the above options are ideal, the car should be handle the situations, but if one works then you can try and narrow down what is causing the problem, it may be a rogue MP3 file, or a phone contact with some corrupted details.

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