Tesla Model Y owners' photos of 'cobbled together' cooling system

Owners of the new Tesla Model Y share photos of cooling system 'cobbled together with home improvement store-grade faux wood' Tesla's Model Y shipped in March, but many buyers are not happy with the car An owner shared an image of the cooling system patched with faux wood Others shared similar images, with some having plain plastic fittings However, early Model Y cooling systems show clear plastic patches

By Stacy Liberatore For Dailymail.com

Published: 21:39 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 21:52 BST, 11 September 2020

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Tesla's new Model Y vehicle costs more than $52,000, but it seems the firm 'made a run to Home Depot' for some the vehicle's parts.

Images of the car's cooling system surfaced online showing the structure is patched by faux wood trim.

The discovery was made by one owner who disassembled the Model Y to fix an issue, but spotted the DIY molding when they reached the Liquid Cooled Condenser (LCC) - and similar photos from other buyers were shared shortly after. 

However, other Model Y owners have shared videos of their new vehicle with a more professional patch around the system – clear plastic parts instead of a wooden trim.

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Tesla's new Model Y vehicle costs more than $52,000, but it seems the firm 'made a run to Home Depot' for some the vehicle's parts. Images of the car's cooling system surfaced online showing the structure is patched by faux wood trim

Tesla's new Model Y vehicle costs more than $52,000, but it seems the firm 'made a run to Home Depot' for some the vehicle's parts. Images of the car's cooling system surfaced online showing the structure is patched by faux wood trim

Tesla first unveiled its Model Y last year and began shipping the vehicle to customers this past March.

The car seats seven adults, with an option third row in the back, and is said to go from zero to 60 miles per hour in just 3.5 seconds.

The starting price for this vehicle is $52,900, which frustrates those owners who opened the hood to see the fake wooden trim around the cooling system.

Someone made a run to Home Depot to make Q2 numbers,'

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