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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  • Gugljesmece Obicno
    Gugljesmece Obicno2 ditë më parë

    Just imagine how everyone would be disgusted by this if, instead of teslamotorcompany car, there is absolutely any other car producer. But, just like with apple, teslamotorcompany have trees for customers.

  • Florencio Vela
    Florencio Vela8 ditë më parë

    i am very happy with TSLA.. I've ordered the cybertruck tri motor fsd. i can't wait..I may buy the S dual motor as well SpaceX, starship, boring, starlink & LOTS of factories all over the world..

  • Jk Racer07
    Jk Racer0721 ditë më parë

    Tesla trash

  • Latrelle Brown
    Latrelle BrownMuaj më parë

    Tesla's quality will not improve because of ignorant drones. I would buy one, but I don't spoend 60k for gd technology, I'm not ignorant, and I am smart with my money. This car, and all of their cars, are still, not ready. I hope it improves, their tech is 2nd to none. It's not worth 60+k but its second to none.

  • HoboGardenerBen
    HoboGardenerBenMuaj më parë

    Dude, a Tesla does look like a nice way to hobo. I don't expect to afford a good used electric car for 10-20 years, but that's all good, I'm all about ebikes for everything now.

  • Chris Ryan
    Chris RyanMuaj më parë

    Surely, you should not have these issues on a 100k car?

  • acapulcomike
    acapulcomikeMuaj më parë

    Should make a video about issues with Tesla left outside. I’d like to know what happens if they do

  • Mike Hartman
    Mike HartmanMuaj më parë

    I didn't know these cars were such piles of shit. Now I don't even want a new one.

  • Jeff A.
    Jeff A.Muaj më parë

    A 5mm scratch on the battery requires a battery replacement?

  • Armando Valladares
    Armando ValladaresMuaj më parë

    damn. i lost it at the capybara. lololol

  • ridexdie
    ridexdieMuaj më parë

    thanks Rich, I'll be revisiting this video when I can afford to buy one in a few years 😂

  • Hemp Thief
    Hemp ThiefMuaj më parë

    When a used tesla has full drive access you get it too?

  • Tina Clark aka Aunt Tina
    Tina Clark aka Aunt TinaMuaj më parë

    Capybara!? That was unexpected!

  • Money mike Slick will
    Money mike Slick will2 muaj më parë

    Still cant believe they just turn the super charging off smh

  • Michael Curtis
    Michael Curtis2 muaj më parë

    save the planet... fine Amazon contributes ZERO CO2 reduction to the planet. The Amazon has the densest ANIMAL life on the planet and is a net ZERO for CO2 no increase and no decrease. Look it up

  • Nick Bodnar
    Nick Bodnar2 muaj më parë

    13 year old me wondering why I am looking at this when I can’t drive for 3 more years

  • frank mundo
    frank mundo2 muaj më parë

    The way you say Oregon is great

  • Brenda Solis
    Brenda Solis2 muaj më parë

    Lmao not gonna lie, he had me in the first minute

  • christian falch
    christian falch2 muaj më parë

    Best option, just buy a new Tesla

  • Tom55data
    Tom55data2 muaj më parë

    I am amazed by the comments, has noone ever bought a used car before. Every car make has a list of faults as long as your arm to check for and I have always looked these up before looking at any used car to buy - and I am old. This is a video about Tesla covering mostly 2 models. Yep it has faults, so does every other car, thank you Rich for providing us with details on this car.

  • The Things You will find
    The Things You will find2 muaj më parë

    Lol you said the body misalignment was a feature

  • Jon ONeil
    Jon ONeil2 muaj më parë

    Thanks for the tips, Rich.

  • Henk Smit
    Henk Smit2 muaj më parë

    Many problems can arise in fuel cars, but in electric cars there are endless errors (which cost capital to repair and in due course ... shelf aging, just think of capacitors that dry out over time and lose capacity)

  • Haramasch Abrasir
    Haramasch Abrasir2 muaj më parë

    You sir, are a gem.

  • Dan C
    Dan C2 muaj më parë

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

  • CosmicMicron
    CosmicMicron3 muaj më parë

    With these ''features''

  • karambiatos
    karambiatos3 muaj më parë

    WHERE DOES ELECTRICITY COME FROM Mosty from fossil fuels

  • Lauren
    Lauren3 muaj më parë

    I'm getting a used model 3 with this vid

  • Stephen
    Stephen3 muaj më parë

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

  • Kimmee
    Kimmee3 muaj më parë

    very informative, thanks

  • Kevin Nielsen
    Kevin Nielsen4 muaj 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 Martinez4 muaj më parë

    So basically just buy a new Tesla?

  • DividedShark
    DividedShark4 muaj 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. Papa4 muaj më parë

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

  • DeAndre Enrico
    DeAndre Enrico5 muaj më parë

    This video is incredible.

  • Ronald Haskins
    Ronald Haskins5 muaj më parë

    Respect bro

  • lan roscoe
    lan roscoe5 muaj më parë

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

  • Amarbest
    Amarbest5 muaj më parë

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

  • Mike c
    Mike c5 muaj më parë

    Dude has jokes! Fukn great bro 🤣

  • David Allyn
    David Allyn5 muaj më parë

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

  • dide quen
    dide quen6 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 mcgrew6 muaj më parë

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

  • LaMar Young
    LaMar Young6 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 Canty6 muaj më parë

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

  • Twanna Canty
    Twanna Canty6 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 Junction6 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 z6 muaj më parë

    Joo wtf model x for 53k??

  • Mishel Vaniev
    Mishel Vaniev7 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 Ahmed7 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
    TheMadmax06097 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 Uddin7 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
    Andrei7 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.7 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!

  • G
    G8 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

  • Now We Eats
    Now We Eats8 muaj më parë

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

  • Tristan N
    Tristan N8 muaj më parë

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

  • Alex Startsev
    Alex Startsev8 muaj më parë

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

  • kens97sto171
    kens97sto1718 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.

  • L8ugh1ngm8n1
    L8ugh1ngm8n18 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
    Makke8 muaj më parë

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

  • Goce Voyevoda
    Goce Voyevoda9 muaj më parë

    No need to inspect it! It's garbage

  • Antonio Bennett
    Antonio Bennett9 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
    kamariblush9 muaj më parë

    Note to self ... Never buy a used Tesla

  • Marauder252
    Marauder2529 muaj më parë

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

  • Amir Abbas
    Amir Abbas9 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 B9 muaj më parë

    Nice integration with the video sponsor 😂

  • 12 Seconds Ago
    12 Seconds Ago9 muaj më parë

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

  • Chris Summers
    Chris Summers10 muaj më parë

    Why would anyone buy one of these cars.

  • Dick Fitswell
    Dick Fitswell10 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
    Cal300010 muaj më parë

    Comment at 4:18. It has happened. lol

  • Jake T
    Jake T10 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 R10 muaj më parë

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

  • mixalis
    mixalis10 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 Wong10 muaj më parë

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

  • TKK129
    TKK12910 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. 👍🏼

    AHMAD KHALIFA10 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 Photography10 muaj më parë

    Just buy a new Tesla with warranty xD

  • John Damascus
    John Damascus10 muaj më parë

    Oregon Trail FTW!!! LOL !!!

  • James Williams
    James Williams10 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 Joe10 muaj më parë

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

  • Rob


    8 muaj më parë

    what isn't true?

  • Douglas Davidson
    Douglas Davidson10 muaj më parë

    This is expensive

  • Jaime Ramirez
    Jaime Ramirez10 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 Jalea10 muaj më parë

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

  • Kevin Pohlner
    Kevin Pohlner10 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 . Maximus11 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?

  • Zi ff
    Zi ff11 muaj më parë

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

  • Cliksy
    Cliksy11 muaj më parë

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

  • Rick Liang
    Rick Liang11 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 McVenge11 muaj më parë

    Thats not twerking ha ha ha

  • rdizzy1
    rdizzy111 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.

    EPIGENETICS11 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 Garage11 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
    BadMonkey11 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
    Robbo77011 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 Blevins11 muaj më parë

    Thanks Rich! Great info!

  • Junior Guevara
    Junior Guevara11 muaj më parë

    Always like them videos like this ha

  • BoomR
    BoomR11 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
    Matchke11 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
    Trr1ppy11 muaj më parë

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

  • spartanspear 21
    spartanspear 2111 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

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