And why I want NO IoT (Idiot of Things) devices in my house.
Seems your Tesla, in addition to constantly sending location and road data to the mother ship, also detects if you install aftermarket power train mods and tattles on you. Tesla may then choose to remotly disable your car. (Or not… but the decision is not yours).
This is part of a growing trend of vendor lock-in for repairs and parts. Apple. Even tractor companies. You bought it, but they determine what you can do. Just say no!