Emergency Call

If Model 3 is equipped with Emergency Call (eCall), an emergency call system automatically contacts Tesla Roadside Assistance and communicates information to Tesla in the event of a serious accident or emergency.

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Note
Depending on date of manufacture and market region, your Model 3 may not be equipped with the Emergency Call system.
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Note
Information communicated to Tesla includes vehicle type, number of passengers detected in the vehicle, accident location, and the VIN.
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Note
Emergency Call only operates over a cellular network with an adequate signal.
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CAUTION
Use Emergency Call only in an emergency. Do not activate eCall to test the system or report a non-emergency issue with your vehicle.

Using Emergency Call

Emergency Call, if equipped, activates automatically if airbags deploy or a severe collision is detected.

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On the touchscreen's top status bar, touch this icon to manually activate Emergency Call in the event of a serious accident or injury. The SOS icon turns orange if the call system is temporarily unavailable or not functioning as expected. Press the icon for more information.
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Note
Manual activation is useful to report a serious accident or to call for help if an occupant in Model 3 requires immediate attention (such as a heart attack).

Canceling Emergency Call

Emergency Call can only be canceled when it is manually activated. To cancel, press Cancel Call on the touchscreen. The ability to cancel is available for the stated countdown duration on the touchscreen. After countdown, the call can only be canceled by the answering agent.