Dirty Tesla: "15 Pounds" Of Dirt Trapped In Model 3 Continues To Reveal Stunning Design Flaw

Zero Hedge | 7/15/2019 | Staff
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Back in March, we revealed how pro-Tesla blogs identified a substantial design flaw with Elon Musk's Model 3.

The Model 3, which became infamous for having its bumpers fall off, was found to have a design flaw in its underbody that causes the car to trap and retain dirt, water and sand from roadways, according to electrek, who in March published an article detailing the flaw.

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The blog pointed out that Tesla has "often been accused of designing cars for the Californian climate" and that water, dirt and sand used to de-ice roads in colder climates are susceptible to getting trapped in the underbody of Model 3 cars.

Posted in Feburary, Eric Bolduc, who owns a body shop in Quebec found significant amounts of sand and dirt accumulating in the underbody panel at the back of every Model 3 he has worked on so far.

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There's even a striking video of him removing sand and dirt stuck inside of a Model 3 before working on the car. The video shows him approach the vehicle, repeatedly tap the underbody of the vehicle with a mallet, and then watch what appears to be an avalanche of sand...
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