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Tesla Model S: Overview of Steering Yoke Buttons

Tesla Model S (2012-2023) Owner's Manual / Driving / Steering Yoke / Overview of Steering Yoke Buttons

Your Model S features stalkless driving in which all controls you need when driving are accessible on the steering yoke.

Steering Yoke

  1. Right turn signal
  2. High beam headlights*
  3. Left turn signal
  4. Left scroll button
  5. Horn
  6. Identifier that is always illuminated to indicate that the right scroll wheel can be used with cruise control
  7. Wipers*
  8. Right scroll button
  9. Voice commands

*The behaviors associated with the buttons for headlight high beams and wipers vary depending on whether you press or press and hold the button. Refer to the corresponding sections in this Owner's Manual for details.

NOTE: Simultaneously holding down both the left and right scroll buttons while Model S is parked causes the touchscreen to restart (see Restarting the Touchscreen).


     Left Scroll Button

    Use the scroll button on the left side of the steering yoke to adjust the position of the mirrors and steering yoke. It also controls the wipers and media player. When using media player, push th

     Right Scroll Button

    Use the scroll button on the right side of the steering yoke to control Autopilot features such as Autosteer and Traffic-Aware Cruise Control: When driving, push and release the button to engage



     Glove Box (Remove and Replace)

    Removal Remove the RH lower instrument panel (refer to procedure) Remove the lower glove box panel by releasing the trim clips (x6). Open the glove box. Remove the 6 screws that secure the glove box.

     LF Antenna - Center - Rear (Remove and Replace)

    Warning: If the vehicle has air suspension, activate "Jack" mode on the touchscreen before raising and supporting the vehicle. Removal Raise and support the vehicle (refer to procedure) Warning: Do not work on an incorrectly supported vehicle. Wa

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