If Model 3 is equipped with Emergency Call (eCall), an emergency call system automatically contacts emergency responders and communicates information to a Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) in the event of a serious accident or emergency.
Depending on date of manufacture and market region, your Model 3 may not be equipped with the Emergency Call system.
Information communicated to PSAP includes vehicle type, number of passengers detected in the vehicle, GPS, and the VIN.
Emergency Call only operates over a cellular network with an adequate signal.
Use Emergency Call only in an emergency. Do not activate eCall to test the system or report a non-emergency issue with your vehicle. Non-emergency calls may be subject to local laws and penalties.
Using Emergency Call
Emergency Call, if equipped, activates automatically if airbags deploy or a severe collision is detected.
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).
Tesla is not affiliated with Emergency Call services. Do not use Emergency Call to contact Tesla (such as when requesting Roadside Assistance) because the call goes directly to third-party emergency responders. Tesla is not financially responsible for any costs associated with services dispatched through Emergency Call.
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.