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Strong Chemical Odor from outside of the car after park for a while.

Strong Chemical Odor from outside of the car after park for a while.

I have been smelling a strong chemical odor, like paint, from my Model X lately after it was parked for the few hours. The smell is very strong and it goes away after driving the car. not sure where is this smell came from and should I be worried about. is it related to the battery pack? should I park the car outside?

Bighorn | 24. Februar 2020

Do you also have a Taycan?

r.hauser | 24. Februar 2020

When my 12v battery went out it smelled like natural gas. Even had PG&E check the house for gas leaks. Still worked for a couple of days.

caikangze407 | 25. Februar 2020

@r.hauser, did capture show any error message when your 12v battery went out? no error message showed up on my dashboard.

r.hauser | 25. Februar 2020

Did not initially get a warning for the 12v battery but but did alarm a couple of days later and battery failed within 3 days after warning light initially appeared. If you have this issue, make an appointment with mobile service ASAP.

caikangze407 | 02. März 2020

scheduled service for this. will see what the technician will find out.

r.hauser | 27. März 2020

caikangze407 Did this get resolved for you? Could you update?