Tesla Hacker: The Rogue Mechanic Taking On Tesla

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    This video was originally posted on @Motherboard in 2018.

    Rich is a car enthusiast whose passion is to find wrecked Teslas, bring them back to life, and then share his adventures in repairs on his DE-film channel @Rich Rebuilds: de-film.com/ch-UCfV0...

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bernhard85
bernhard85

so everyone who buys tesla stuff get together and stop buying their products and stop using them as well, and you will force them to change. thats how we used to do things years ago when companies tried to push the public around. you literally just stop buying whatever it is or quit using it and things will change fast.

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Oscar Mike
Oscar Mike

Love Rich and love Tesla- own lots of shares

Vor 2 Tage
standard aussie
standard aussie

They also inserted a sleeping data mine or possibly even sleeping Or active malware into your mates tesla. At the very least active two way gps.

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mike roebauls
mike roebauls

man this is just him asking Elon Musk for a job lol

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#FlickinstiX Mainely FPV
#FlickinstiX Mainely FPV

I agree you should be able to repair what you own. I also understand it would be very difficult for a company to maintain quality assurance if those untrained perform the repair and sell the car. Not all people are mechanically inclined or have any experience in fixing anything. I understand your passion. I understand your motivational factors. My opinion at this time is let Tesla do the repairs in the early years. This is a very new technology in rapid development. Tesla released a product that completely dominates the industry in safety, performance and durability. Working on an EV is beyond most "certified" mechanics knowledge. Keep everyone safe, let Tesla's customer service develop further. Eventually when EV's become more popular over the years the next "Haynes Manual Collection will be created" and all the manuals you own from past cars will become $$$$$$$$. Things are evolving quickly, for now let the experts handle it.

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J R
J R

This man the Tesla equivalent of Dapper Dan.

Vor 5 Tage
Platin 21
Platin 21

Masterpieces i wouldn’t say that most of it is the 80% copied software.

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Vor 7 Tage
Anthony Eugene Parham Jr.
Anthony Eugene Parham Jr.

a genius.

Vor 7 Tage
Antoine Swans
Antoine Swans

And they give ford a hard time. 🤔

Vor 10 Tage
ShouriSeifuku
ShouriSeifuku

Huh. So an electric car that can't be repaired on your own and most likely get trashed after crashed or broken? So much for eco-friendly, huh? But no, Papa ElOn MuSHk says BUy TsElas

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Vor 13 Tage
Michael Beasley
Michael Beasley

1:20 who TF works on cars wearing business casual?

Vor 13 Tage
jonjon
jonjon

I bet workers at Tesla piss watching this, Protect this man at all cost 😁

Vor 14 Tage
frogimmortal
frogimmortal

Props to this guy

Vor 14 Tage
murdock hampe
murdock hampe

Right to fix yourself! I've been screaming this for years, right alongside planned obsolescence

Vor 14 Tage
meh
meh

NASA wanted SpaceX out of space because they said commercial space flight was a huge risk and would never happen Elon Musk should really consider his company is doing what Nasa did to him they said sky’s the limit when their’s someones foot prints on the moon

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Rob Mus
Rob Mus

Why is there no commercial on this video, did you get blocked for that by YouTube , I loved the video keep exploring

Vor 15 Tage
Brittany Wisowaty
Brittany Wisowaty

Tesla shouldn’t sue him 😂 they should hire this guy he could make Tesla the face of sustainability in the car world. Imagine having a fleet of electric vehicles that can be almost completely reused/recycled.

Vor 16 Tage
Charlie Mur
Charlie Mur

7:57 my guys getting real technical with that butter knife

Vor 17 Tage
QUIN STIXZ
QUIN STIXZ

This is very informative and inspiring

Vor 18 Tage
ceven
ceven

rich: i want a tesla rich's mom: we have a tesla at home the tesla at home: 8:38

Vor 18 Tage
Ohmlord
Ohmlord

Toyota would sell you a split pin or circlip just to get you to buy

Vor 19 Tage
Peter S
Peter S

Your Amazing. Keep at it, a ton of fun, I love watching ✅✅ 🚗

Vor 19 Tage
yooser naime
yooser naime

The DYI impulse is admirable, but I'd have serious safety concerns about driving a "Franken-Tesla."

Vor 20 Tage
Sachin105
Sachin105

its Dave Chapelle

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RedJoker
RedJoker

99% of the Tesla customers don't want to fix their Tesla's themselves anyway. Most don't even want to change winter/summer tires

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Dan Franck
Dan Franck

Rich you are damn smart, go to Asia ( E.g. China ), they are a lot of automotive companies that are looking for someone with your skills

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Anh Khoi Nguyen
Anh Khoi Nguyen

“One man trash is another man treasure”. Does that apply here ?🤣

Vor 22 Tage
craig dean
craig dean

just a regular guy who wants better service for products he buys.. the irony is that it takes an audi specialist to man up and help him out! best wishes Rich!

Vor 22 Tage
Ryan Preto
Ryan Preto

the number one reason I don't own a tesla, cost of maintenance!!! gas vehicles are cheap and cheap to repair, oh and gas is cheap and everywhere

Vor 22 Tage
BlaziN Gaming
BlaziN Gaming

Right to repair!

Vor 22 Tage
Az Desert News
Az Desert News

You made the big time I remember your first rebuild! Keep up the good work!

Vor 22 Tage
Pauloh
Pauloh

If someone is as hard-working, smart, and driven as Elon Musk then I hope you succeed.

Vor 22 Tage
Joel Isac
Joel Isac

lol he wire the motor wrong and step on the gas and tesla go backward

Vor 22 Tage
billy miller
billy miller

I was about to follow you but your blaspheming completely put me off. I am takimg the trouble to tell you so that you can decide if you want to continue talking in this way or clean up your speach.

Vor 22 Tage
tjmark67
tjmark67

Follow your dream you're a very smart man

Vor 22 Tage
social3ngin33rin
social3ngin33rin

$14,000 for a flood damage car that's completely electronic?!?!?!?!?!??!!!!! WTF!!!!!! Idk how you have so much money to spend on totaled cars but ty for doing what you do. I would help for free because that's super cool to learn, but you live on the other side of the USA :( Farmers are having a similar issue because the machines they use are highly digitized now, and the electronics will disable their vehicle if something goes wrong with it, until they call the company to tow it for repairs. They have to pirate the tractor companies' diagnostic software in order to figure out what is wrong with their machines to fix it themselves on-site. I don't own a Tesla but I hear their seat AC or heater requires a separate payment to activate it lol They make you waste your time/money hauling it around but won't let you access it lolol

Vor 22 Tage
cjpreach
cjpreach

Brother Rich - your are a Tenacious Genius, my friend!

Vor 22 Tage
Paul Carpenter
Paul Carpenter

Thank you for a great video. This just confirms why I will not buy a Tesla PERIOD. I have always disliked Mr Musk and do not trust him.

Vor 22 Tage
Waldo P Schmeer
Waldo P Schmeer

Meh. I see what he’s doing. I get it. But it doesn’t matter which route Tesla, or any other company takes. If they assume responsibility to fix cars and make people uphold warranties, they they’re trying to control you. If they don’t provide additional service, then “they’re just selling lemons with no support”. Anytime anyone wants to start a car company, they have to deal with deliberate obstacles because- why I don’t know WHY that is. The government wants to intervene and take their cut. You have watchdogs like this guy who want to catch the company in an “ah ha!” Moment. And this in itself is why the auto industry is so exclusive to begin with. I urge anyone to look up Framing John Delorean on Netflix. Same issues.

Vor 22 Tage
rdizzo1313
rdizzo1313

Why don’t you be original and make your own vehicle? 🤔

Vor 23 Tage
Charles Amusan
Charles Amusan

Hopefully you will be smart enough to know fixing a car and making a car from scratch are world's apart. Kind of like asking your local Mechanic to make cars

Vor 23 Tage
Gerard Jones
Gerard Jones

clever man.

Vor 23 Tage
COMRADE BEAVER
COMRADE BEAVER

They don’t want China making knock offs. Once they do the price of a Tesla will go down.

Vor 23 Tage
Onesixcruz
Onesixcruz

This is Genius, i can't take apart a remote control and put it back together, imagine a whole car..

Vor 23 Tage
Shawn Conn
Shawn Conn

Their face man wants to go to Mars and bring back indentured servitude. It’s no surprise they’d act this way.

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Redd Beard
Redd Beard

"F" Elon Musk and his Non Non-Sustainable activities. He is pretending to help in one instance and in another he is contaminating the atmosphere with all of his rockets. Since when is dumping millions of pounds of rocket fuel into the atmosphere every month good for the planet? Check out the weather everytime a rocket breaches the "Karman Line" above the ionosphere.

Vor 23 Tage
EivinSukoi
EivinSukoi

Never buy anything you can’t service period . You are a very smart individual , excellent vid , just be careful these big corporations are so corrupt , they could hurt you , if they want it .

Vor 23 Tage
Jørgen G
Jørgen G

Remember when cars were just mechanical? Great times 😊

Vor 23 Tage
R S
R S

It’s cool because he’s black

Vor 23 Tage
alex guillen
alex guillen

5:55 this guy really said under the radar but you made whole documentary about what your doing🤣

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ES
ES

I want to know what the song at the end of the video is.

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Gene Kelly
Gene Kelly

Tesla will tolerate no challenges to its monopoly. The other mfgs. do the same thing (BMW changes its software every year). The plan is to prevent anybody but the dealer doing service.

Vor 23 Tage
Silvio Kovacevic
Silvio Kovacevic

Fu*k Tesla. It's a toy, not a car.

Vor 23 Tage
Raoul Blom Time Traveler
Raoul Blom Time Traveler

ELON MUSK : "We are concerned about rapidly increasing use of fossil fuels for Bitcoin mining and transactions, especially coal, which has the worst emissions of any fuel," WOW : TESLA Business model hmmm. And yet lots of '' so called unrepairable tesla's all across the globe '' man hours, waste of material etc

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Rivon G
Rivon G

Keep up the good work and faith. Together we can start having full ownership of the products we buy today.

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Loggerchad Wake
Loggerchad Wake

Would love to work with this guy Smart dude .

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Damodara O'malley
Damodara O'malley

If elong musk truly wants to make the world a better place then he should appoint this guy as chief director for after purchase service and customer relations.

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Damodara O'malley
Damodara O'malley

Just watching this. I would not buy a Tesla. How a company behaves after purchase is more important than the product itself.

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Damodara O'malley
Damodara O'malley

Bro you are doing a better job of making the world a better place than elong is doing.

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A Troubled Little Mouse
A Troubled Little Mouse

Let me know when you need them painted to the extent no one will ever know...

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James Bond
James Bond

I don't know why he needs lug nut covers either, to be fair.

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Jeff Wright
Jeff Wright

this is defiantly a first, a tesla owner "in need"....

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AFRO SNIPER.X
AFRO SNIPER.X

What's his name

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R Anderson
R Anderson

Tesla, Apple, John Deere, and many others share the view.. That you the consumer do not have the right to repair the products you purchase.. This is exactly WHY we as Consumers need a Right to Repair law on the books nation wide. That forces these companies not only to allow consumers to repair the products but forces them to support the consumer and the products they sell.

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mark richardson
mark richardson

It’s all about the $$$$$

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mark richardson
mark richardson

Great you save the environment

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mark richardson
mark richardson

They want a monopoly

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Osouf Miller
Osouf Miller

I like that he actually checks every aspect of the vehicle to ensure it’s safe so the next buyer is practically buying a perfect used Tesla

Vor 24 Tage
ø
ø

People in the comments saying "wow Elon Musk would love him" as if the things Rich is addressing in this video isn't exactly what makes Elon so wealthy

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KILLERFITZzz86 !
KILLERFITZzz86 !

Impressive guy 👍

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bigtizzy
bigtizzy

Right to repair all day mudah fukkahs... I feel bad for non mechanic azzzz nuckahs

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Matt Jones
Matt Jones

Hey, if you need any help in the 3D printing space let me know.

Vor 25 Tage
Bob Lemay
Bob Lemay

whoever buys these pieces of crap, well, you're in for a world of financial hurting down the road a bit...

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Jeric Gambon
Jeric Gambon

Poor P85D 😢

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Lassa Duarte
Lassa Duarte

MY BROTHER...

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Yusuf Gaffar

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Liberty Patriot
Liberty Patriot

The arrogant bastards @ Tesla refusing to sell parts for their coal cars? US Congress enact US Law that whatever they sell on the US Market they sHALL be required to support and sell parts to anyone who wants them! Ditto for the independend aftermarket for parts!

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Liberty Patriot
Liberty Patriot

I would fix a Tesla Coal Car by installing a KUBOTA Diesel engine....!

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alan storm
alan storm

John Deere is doing the same thing with their farm equipment. They should make all parts for everything available for everyone so they can fix their own equipment and not have to pay an arm and a leg just for a simple repair

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Jacky Mai
Jacky Mai

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Pierre Wheaton
Pierre Wheaton

Tesla and Apple. Twins separated at birth.

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wyo angel
wyo angel

muricans crying cuz of capitalism...bwahahahahahaah fkin amazing!!!

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Christopher Salisbury
Christopher Salisbury

I certainly don't want to buy a vehicle that I can't take to my local repair shop! That is good to know. I didn't realize that was the case.

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Christopher Salisbury
Christopher Salisbury

If Elon Musk didn't own Tesla he would probably be doing the same thing! Impressed by the tenacity and intelligence of Rich! Not sure the average tesla owner would be capable of fixing a tesla.

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Investigate 3/11 Comittee
Investigate 3/11 Comittee

Just buy a mercedes then. Tf

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Kalo Company
Kalo Company

He is a Rogue Mechanic because he wants to fix his own car? And a hacker because companies apple and large corporations make you pay more and more for items with a built in expiration date?

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MCRmechanic
MCRmechanic

10:24 Every car guy eventually reaches this realization.

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ISU ADDIS Fikire
ISU ADDIS Fikire

nice, i like the way u think i love to do the same keep it up

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srinivas Das
srinivas Das

Wonderful car guru

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MedSchool Visual
MedSchool Visual

To someone like me, considering buying a Tesla, this is a big red flag. Hopefully the company realizes their mistake. If any, this guy should be hired to officially do what he is doing.

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Joshua
Joshua

Rewatching this after seeing uncle Rich give a subscriber's wife one half of a Twix seems extremely weird.

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Cedrick L.
Cedrick L.

He must really not like apple

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Kevin Caro
Kevin Caro

Apple saw this video.

Vor 26 Tage
1sMiku
1sMiku

RIGHT TO REPAIR BITCHES

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James Wasilchen
James Wasilchen

I just decided I need to follow Rich on his own channel.

Vor 26 Tage
DD___DC
DD___DC

I never took diz dude SERIOUSly he joke too much in hiz channle.i 1 time saw a video where he just took da frame apart dan dropped it nd all da botls bended out of shape i was LMAO .. but i guess dat wen he 1st started workin on Tesla idk.

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