‘immediately remove’ bird poop, dead bugs

Tesla's newly released Cybertruck manual advises owners to remove bird droppings, tree sap and dead insects from the futuristic vehicle to prevent damage to the stainless steel body.

The new Cybertruck's instruction manual states, “To prevent damage to the exterior, do not use corrosive substances (grease, oil, bird droppings, wood tar, dead insects, tar spots, road salt, industrial fallout, etc.). Please remove it immediately.” :

The manual advises Cybertruck owners not to wait for a thorough cleaning.

“If necessary, use denatured alcohol to remove tar or stubborn oil stains, then immediately wash the area with water and mild soap to remove the alcohol,” the manual says. is listed.

The owner of the Cybertruck posted the text of the manual on the X social media page.

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Tesla's new Cybertruck's stainless steel exterior means owners will have to remove bird droppings, tree sap and dead insects from the futuristic vehicle to prevent damage. AP

During the winter, cars are exposed to road salt. In the summer, bird droppings and tree sap are often the cause.

Vehicles also have to deal with year-round issues like tar and grease from the road.

According to the manual, all of these substances are considered corrosive and should be addressed immediately.

“Wait, what? …Do you want to immediately wash away bird poop, dead insects, and wood tar? Is this a goddamn Cybertruck or a goddamn cream puff?” one X user wrote.

A view of the Tesla Cybertruck at the Tesla showroom in New York City's Meatpacking District. Nancy Katherman/ZUMA/

Some have pointed out that the instruction manuals for other Tesla vehicles, including the Model 3, say the same thing.

“Applies to any car,” wrote another X user. “move on.”

Tesla made the controversial decision to not paint the Cybertruck and offer it only with a stainless steel exterior, something company CEO Elon Musk said he wanted to project a “tough” car image. there was.

In late November, Tesla delivered the first batch of Cybertrucks, two years later than originally scheduled.

Musk said the Cybertruck's body is made from a stainless steel alloy developed by Tesla.

He said the body panels had to be angular because they can't be pressed using traditional presses.

He said stainless steel doesn't corrode and doesn't require painting, but it can still be manufactured in large quantities.

Tesla CEO Elon Musk acknowledged that the company is experiencing delays in delivering cars to customers. AFP (via Getty Images)

When Musk unveiled the truck four years ago, he said production would begin in 2021.

But on an October earnings call, Musk lamented how difficult it was to build innovative trucks with hard-to-bend stainless steel bodies.

“We dug ourselves a hole with the Cybertruck,” Musk said, adding that he doesn't think the company will reach its annual production goal of 250,000 vehicles until 2025.

There were problems with the initial rollout.

Earlier that month, a YouTuber took a ride in a Tesla Cybertruck to see if it could actually achieve its advertised 320 miles of range, only to find that it only reached 79% of its goal.



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