Here are the MUST do’s before buying a used Tesla

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Today Uncle Rich shows you how to inspect a used Tesla before purchase. I give you a glimpse of Tesla's 70 point inspection and show you how to take it a step further.
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  • Haramasch Abrasir
    Haramasch Abrasir2 ditë më parë

    You sir, are a gem.

  • Dan C
    Dan C2 ditë më parë

    Look for missing bolts under the car, but skip over the rust?

  • CosmicMicron
    CosmicMicron4 ditë më parë

    With these ''features''

  • The Fourth Man
    The Fourth Man9 ditë më parë

    Dealing with Tesla directly has been an exercise in "We will insult you and spit in your face for not already giving us all your money." They're like pretty much every other business infested by snowflake millennials...

  • karambiatos
    karambiatos9 ditë më parë

    WHERE DOES ELECTRICITY COME FROM Mosty from fossil fuels

  • Lauren
    Lauren12 ditë më parë

    I'm getting a used model 3 with this vid

  • Stephen
    Stephen12 ditë më parë

    Damn I was going to buy a tesla but I'm glad I found this I will not be buying one

  • Kimmee
    Kimmee15 ditë më parë

    very informative, thanks

  • Kevin Nielsen
    Kevin NielsenMuaj më parë

    Thanks for the video Rich, by chance do you know what size tires/wheels on the gray wrapped S in your video? Putting 21X9 and 21X10.5 on mine and thinking 285/35s in the rear - curious if that's what's on the one in the video. many thanks K

  • Jason Martinez
    Jason MartinezMuaj më parë

    So basically just buy a new Tesla?

  • DividedShark
    DividedSharkMuaj më parë

    I just want to buy a used model S so I can tell a girl I drive a $70k car instead of a new model 3 which is only a $35k car when in reality they cost the same amount.

  • Mr. Papa
    Mr. PapaMuaj më parë

    Thank you, you really convinced me to not to buy a Tesla!

  • DeAndre Enrico
    DeAndre Enrico2 muaj më parë

    This video is incredible.

  • Ronald Haskins
    Ronald Haskins2 muaj më parë

    Respect bro

  • lan roscoe
    lan roscoe2 muaj më parë

    What’s your opinion on a used 13 Tesla model S with 186k miles ?

  • michael wittmann
    michael wittmann2 muaj më parë

    13:24 "model s rattles and squeaks." lol I'm taking my model s to the service center next week for two different rattles :D one of them is the loose front door interiors whipping when i close the doors. the second one is coming from the car when i drive the car.

  • Amarbest
    Amarbest2 muaj më parë

    Stop complaining dude.. Non stop. Came here to learn something not listen to a bunch of complaints

  • Mike c
    Mike c2 muaj më parë

    Dude has jokes! Fukn great bro 🤣

  • David Allyn
    David Allyn2 muaj më parë

    You are a great journalist - truth to power!! (Elon is a billionaire - he should be fine)

  • dide quen
    dide quen3 muaj më parë

    i hear different information, some said used tesla was hot like used toyota but when i open CL, tons of Tesla for sell for many days .... it is weird to go on Craig List buying something $40k or more ...

  • charles mcgrew
    charles mcgrew3 muaj më parë

    So, we should by two tesla's - one to drive and one for spare parts! :-)

  • LaMar Young
    LaMar Young3 muaj më parë

    Great info. Thank you. This might be a silly question but is there any way to know if a Model S is able to accept supercharging? I saw a few videos about some buyers that bought third party and the car did not accept supercharging. Also is there any to know if free supercharging is included with that vehicle.

  • Twanna Canty
    Twanna Canty3 muaj më parë

    I think I want to learn to work on Teslas.. This is so interesting to me...

  • Twanna Canty
    Twanna Canty3 muaj më parë

    Rich, I really want a Tesla Model 3 or whatever... Where can I find one for sale and refurbish? Also where are you located? How is the new one going?

  • Production Junction
    Production Junction3 muaj më parë

    At 14:00 I followed the advice to reach out to the garage. They don’t the service as mentioned. If anybody knows anyone who does paid inspections hit me up.

  • Thiha z
    Thiha z3 muaj më parë

    Joo wtf model x for 53k??

  • Mishel Vaniev
    Mishel Vaniev4 muaj më parë

    Thanks for the video. Also only model s and x has battery heater, so for cold countries with temp going down to -10 and lower these are better choice.

  • Abir Ahmed
    Abir Ahmed4 muaj më parë

    0:44 / 14:20 Here are the MUST do’s before buying a used Tesla 279,762 views•Premiered Feb 9, 2020

  • TheMadmax0609
    TheMadmax06094 muaj më parë

    At 1:37, the arrows to the left and right of the stock photo is how you see the actual photos of the car that is for sale.

  • Ema Uddin
    Ema Uddin4 muaj më parë

    Hey rich im torn between two decisions, is it worth buying model x from tesla with the piece of mind of 4 years 50k warranty or buy off another local dealer that traded in the model x?

  • Andrei
    Andrei4 muaj më parë

    Does Tesla's 4 year 50k mile warranty on used ones not make it worth buying through Tesla? As opposed to buying out of warranty elsewhere?

  • Mike L.
    Mike L.4 muaj më parë

    This video was actually very informative and had legit advice... which was very strange for a Rich Rebuilds video, but a nice change of pace compared to his normal videos. :) Kidding aside, great video, the clips of how the car looks when it's bad are helpful, and a good cause sponsor!

  • michael wittmann
    michael wittmann5 muaj më parë

    You dont need to check the car this extensively if you buy it from tesla with warranty right?

  • G
    G5 muaj më parë

    List of faults, is that all? There are more faults in Tesla than any top 5 selling European car (combined). So a Tesla owner who turn disappointment into optimism. It a mini swimming pool for god sake 8:06

  • christ1313
    christ13135 muaj më parë

    Careful Rich.....Elon gonna have you disappeared 👻

  • Now We Eats
    Now We Eats5 muaj më parë

    This ad placement wasn't as smooth as usual Rich what's going on?🤣

  • Tristan N
    Tristan N5 muaj më parë

    4:17 Why would you paint over your daytime running lights?

  • Alex Startsev
    Alex Startsev5 muaj më parë

    Hi, Rich .What are you using for rim edge protection on your wheels. need it for my X 22". Thx

  • kens97sto171
    kens97sto1715 muaj më parë

    You know how you can avoid failed powered door handles, coolant leaks to the battery that require it to be dropped, drive motor problems, terrible panel alignment. Buy a Chevy Bolt. You can buy a brand new 2020, for about 25 grand. intelligently Chevrolet put the coolant connectors on the front of the battery pack where you can get to it without dropping the battery down. Same for the power connectors. It has standard normal door handles that don't break, and I haven't heard of any issues with their powertrain making weird noises or failing. Is it as luxurious as a Tesla, as quick as a Tesla NO.. absolutely NOT. But if you just need a regular car, the Bolt actually has more rear seat legroom and headroom than a Model 3. The only real issue is the slow charging speed at DC fast chargers 53kw. Although the 2020, has a much better charging curve than the previous models. As long as the battery is warm enough it'll jump up to 53 kilowatts pretty quickly, even at very low states of charge. And then tapers nicely. I would really like to see Rich actually do a video on a Chevrolet Bolt. If anybody happens to be interested in seeing a complete teardown on one, you can go to Weber Automotive on ALthe. He runs a hybrid and electric vehicle automotive college. He's got a great video series on the bolt including pulling the battery out completely disassembling the interior of the battery. Pulling the drive unit out completely disassembling it. Cooling system. He's pretty thorough. He also has great videos on the Toyota Priuses, Honda hybrids, and Ford hybrids.

  • srikanth bharatha

    srikanth bharatha

    5 muaj më parë

    Cheve bolt how much warranty on 2020 Please give full details and what's the best option Bcz they are leasing on 299 p month What is best option to buy or lease

  • L8ugh1ngm8n1
    L8ugh1ngm8n15 muaj më parë

    Go to buy a used car and find that there are miss aligned panel gaps is always a big alarm bell of replacement or accident. On a Tesla it's a 'factory fitted feature'.

  • Makke
    Makke6 muaj më parë

    Jesus, these are relatively new cars. Certainly puts me off from buying a used one.

  • Obi Dark
    Obi Dark6 muaj më parë

    I wouldn't drive Tesla even if they send me one for free...

  • Goce Voyevoda
    Goce Voyevoda6 muaj më parë

    No need to inspect it! It's garbage

  • Antonio Bennett
    Antonio Bennett6 muaj më parë

    Listen the difference between a fast charging and standard is a 3 phase connecter. Do you know the price difference? Also model Y is basically the model 3 in terms of battery so I am curious

  • kamariblush
    kamariblush6 muaj më parë

    Note to self ... Never buy a used Tesla

  • Marauder252
    Marauder2526 muaj më parë

    Who the fu## is buying a car of a rendering? Thats nuts.

  • Amir Abbas
    Amir Abbas6 muaj më parë

    Hi Thanks for your great videos. I have been driving a very cheap car for years and saved up to buy a car with my $25K total max budget. I watch scotty kilmer ALthe channel and he says lexus is the best cost effective luxury car and I was thinking about buying a 5 year old IS 350F as he keeps saying that electric car market is not well established for prices to be favorable to consumers. Which car will give you the most bang for your buck? Lexus vs Tesla? I do not hold you liable for you kind suggestion and I'm grateful in advance for your honest answer. :)

  • Sam B
    Sam B6 muaj më parë

    Nice integration with the video sponsor 😂

  • 12 Seconds Ago
    12 Seconds Ago7 muaj më parë

    I actually work on water leaks in cars at the honda plant in Ohio.

  • Chris Summers
    Chris Summers7 muaj më parë

    Why would anyone buy one of these cars.

  • Dick Fitswell
    Dick Fitswell7 muaj më parë

    Those are the ugliest Rims. You know which ones. Whomever designed those and said "They really look good enough for mass production." Should be fired by Elon himself

  • Cal3000
    Cal30007 muaj më parë

    Comment at 4:18. It has happened. lol

  • Jake T
    Jake T7 muaj më parë

    How do you get past the software updates required after replacing a part?? Mine won’t charge or drive after replacing a part. It says software update required. Please help

  • Dan R
    Dan R7 muaj më parë

    And to think people stopped buying American cars after owning a Chevy Vega!

  • mixalis
    mixalis7 muaj më parë

    i want a model x. but cost in Australia is over 160 k, WTF!! And no Model 3 is a shitty option !

  • Wilson Wong
    Wilson Wong7 muaj më parë

    Wow. How old is Tesla car when all these happens? My car 10yr still pretty much quite new.

  • TKK129
    TKK1297 muaj më parë

    This video is really well done, and more importantly lacks the bullshit clichés that accompany videos from channels with a ton of subscribers. I am a subscriber. 👍🏼

  • 13Shelby
    13Shelby7 muaj më parë

    All Tesla’s should come with a small gas scooter in the “frunk” to get you home.

    AHMAD KHALIFA7 muaj më parë

    I will buy an electronic car when they charge from 0-100% under 10 minutes.... other than that forget it it’s sucks...

  • Kevin Photography
    Kevin Photography7 muaj më parë

    Just buy a new Tesla with warranty xD

  • John Damascus
    John Damascus7 muaj më parë

    Oregon Trail FTW!!! LOL !!!

  • James Williams
    James Williams7 muaj më parë

    rich just found your channel man i love what your doing its cool, came from the 'vice' video i m sure other would have too. keep it up

  • Fireman Joe
    Fireman Joe7 muaj më parë

    NOT TRUE! I am buying a bolt as a commuter car! Next one is the Mach e.

  • Rob


    5 muaj më parë

    what isn't true?

  • Douglas Davidson
    Douglas Davidson8 muaj më parë

    This is expensive

  • Jaime Ramirez
    Jaime Ramirez8 muaj më parë

    Lol my Chevy bolt is $89 a month when the Tesla is $500+ oh BTW I'm from Boston!

  • Alexandru Jalea
    Alexandru Jalea8 muaj më parë

    There's a lot of value in this video. Thanks

  • Kevin Pohlner
    Kevin Pohlner8 muaj më parë

    Tesla is the fitbit of vehicles. This dude must have expendable income because no one I've ever seen would knowingly buy the 21st century Delorean.

  • Bradicus . Maximus
    Bradicus . Maximus8 muaj më parë

    Wait, wait, what? I love Tesla however, supporting ev's isn't necessarily better for the environment, yet. Batteries aren't recyclable and electricity still comes largely from burning fuel right?

  • Dan Foremost
    Dan Foremost8 muaj më parë

    Been up in here and following you for a minute now.. All I can say is Wow! When a black man can pick up the pieces of where ELON left off and put it all back together.. Double, WOW! Tony Dungues, was the first coach Black man to win a super bowl and Barack Obama was the first Black president.. Now, we have this young Black man tearing apart electric cars and modifying for gain and entertainment.. And, showing the world the black hands of finesse and tenacity. Dayumm, fight the power! To black, to strong!✊✊🤛🤛

  • Zaac Spencer
    Zaac Spencer8 muaj më parë

    What I've learnt from this video is that these cars and absolute shite

  • Cliksy
    Cliksy8 muaj më parë

    The moment you check out a new channel that has 666k subscribers

  • Rick Liang
    Rick Liang8 muaj më parë

    Hi Rich, I have a 2013 Model S, want to upgrade TPMS receiver from gen1 to gen2, found the parts from ebay, is it an easy DIY job?

  • Gazzer McVenge
    Gazzer McVenge8 muaj më parë

    Thats not twerking ha ha ha

  • rdizzy1
    rdizzy18 muaj më parë

    My floormats look way way worse than that with no water leaks at all, from snow covered shoes walking out to my car in upstate ny.

    EPIGENETICS8 muaj më parë

    So they really might remove features when they find out the car has changed owners? Im not sure yet but that might be a deal breaker for me, it stinks

  • Dyneema Garage
    Dyneema Garage8 muaj më parë

    I kinda wish I had a Tesla because everytime I want to go to the shop to go work on my drift car I get charged for gas and also I use a wheelchair and it’s not always easy to get out and pump gas because of my medical condition some days I’m strong enough to do things myself and some days I can’t and not being able to work sucks but I always can plug in chargers just like my phone and laptop

  • BadMonkey
    BadMonkey8 muaj më parë

    Hi. I have lowered my m3p about 30mm. It now scrapes down in some speed dumps. Is it only 5’ mm deep scratches that are allow??

  • Robbo770
    Robbo7708 muaj më parë

    Your right, here is a model S performance in the UK, checked the vin for outstanding bulletins and it’s needing the exploding dash airbag replaced before it kills someone!! OUTSTANDING from UK Tesla dealer.

  • Jason Blevins
    Jason Blevins8 muaj më parë

    Thanks Rich! Great info!

  • Junior Guevara
    Junior Guevara8 muaj më parë

    Always like them videos like this ha

  • BoomR
    BoomR8 muaj më parë

    Please stop saying "ek setera". It's "etsetera". The k is silent. Love the channel and a lt subscriber. Please keep making these videos.

  • Matchke
    Matchke8 muaj më parë

    At 4:00 there is that laud noise of brake-booster pump. Does that apply to every EV in general? Because I have a 2012 Smart ED and the noise is really loud.

  • Trr1ppy
    Trr1ppy8 muaj më parë

    very comprehensive, ill use this checklist when Teslas sell for 20k AUD

  • spartanspear 21
    spartanspear 218 muaj më parë

    Hey rich I’ve been watching your vids and getting more and more into Maybe working on Tesla vehicles myself. I also buy cars from the auction and sometimes I come across some Tesla salvaged vehicles but I don’t know anything about them to buy a Tesla. I own a shop in Southern California and work on most makes and models. You think doing service work on Tesla’s is a good market? And selling parts? Just curious on your thoughts. Thank you

  • TheNamDaBomb
    TheNamDaBomb8 muaj më parë

    Did you really say OraGone Trail? 🙈

  • skrublord
    skrublord8 muaj më parë


  • Xavier Lopez
    Xavier Lopez8 muaj më parë

    People re selling model 3’s for MSRP 😂

  • Emilio Garcia
    Emilio Garcia8 muaj më parë

    Wow! Thanks for all your insights. You reinforce my decision to buy a Chevy Bolt EV. Thank you!

  • Michael
    Michael8 muaj më parë

    Super video! I guess I will stick with my VW Golf TDI till this gets sorted out.

  • NoNonsenseKnowHow
    NoNonsenseKnowHow8 muaj më parë

    Excellent info! Thanks Rich

  • Arthur Ambarachyan
    Arthur Ambarachyan8 muaj më parë

    Im a bit confused on the warranty that is offered by Tesla. I was under the impression that Tesla offers a 8 year/150,000 mile warranty on the battery. I recently bought a 2013 Tesla S with 58,000 miles from a private party. I had made a service appointment as i would only get 150 miles on a full charge and was told the battery is no longer under warranty by the dealer. I can’t seem to get anywhere trying to contact Tesla and no ones seems be to able to know for sure. Any input would be greatly appreciated.

  • Kyle Carter
    Kyle Carter8 muaj më parë

    I love what your doing in the EV car world. Honestly Tesla shouldn’t be blocking your every move, they should be giving you discounts on parts and use you as a third party repair shop. Could go huge but Tesla is lame

  • Peter Petrakis
    Peter Petrakis8 muaj më parë

    They're all about volume market penetration

  • bebobism
    bebobism8 muaj më parë

    "Ain't nobody got time fur that , nut thudayyy ! " :)

  • Yousuf Kothawala
    Yousuf Kothawala8 muaj më parë

    Hey rich you should compare Tesla and the Faraday future

  • Va Mllr
    Va Mllr8 muaj më parë

    nobody wants a bolt? a car that doesn't break ever and doesn"t host rats, doesn't catch fire spontaneously, doesn't need constant security updates to fix never ending bugs? Sure, that's probably why local chevy dealers have maximum one of them on the lot and sell for msrp.

  • Spectre9
    Spectre98 muaj më parë

    This is why Tesla is a bad car company but a great technology company. When other manufacturers can replicate their batteries and computers it's game over. They make cars that fall to bits.

  • Joshua Upham
    Joshua Upham8 muaj më parë

    Yeah they dont even know what they are selling. They are idiots.

  • Juancholoco
    Juancholoco8 muaj më parë

    Sounds like they’re cheap like a ford..

  • islamdo go
    islamdo go8 muaj më parë

    You have to check this Austrian company Obrist , they have this new mods for Tesla engine Obrrist Mark II

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