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Auto-fold Mirrors on Location with Long Driveway

SirDubC

Member
Mar 13, 2019
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8
Seattle
I'm sure this has been covered multiple times, but can't find a straight answer. Is it possible to have the mirrors on a Model 3 with premium package only open and close when turning car on/off and not based on location? I have a long driveway and no matter what I've tried, my mirrors fold/unfold at least two to three times when coming/going from driveway. Feel like this is going to burn out the motors 2-3x faster.

There's gotta be something in between manual and by-location auto-fold, right??
 

boaterva

Supporting Member
Apr 2, 2016
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3,738
Northern Virginia, USA
Why are they doing it several times if the location is set to the end of the driveway (at the house, I assume). Mine does it at the end of my driveway but you can reset the location to be anywhere you want.

I don’t see a reason for more than once. What am I missing?
 

JulienW

Active Member
Jul 7, 2018
2,567
2,796
Atlanta
If you don't need them to fold until after you park simply turn Location off and they will do just fold/unfold like everywhere else you park. Must be missing something in your statement.

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SirDubC

Member
Mar 13, 2019
34
8
Seattle
Why are they doing it several times if the location is set to the end of the driveway (at the house, I assume). Mine does it at the end of my driveway but you can reset the location to be anywhere you want.

I don’t see a reason for more than once. What am I missing?

Yea, me too. I really don't understand it. I've tried setting it at multiple locations in my driveway, but it always folds them when I pull up to my house and then again when I get to where I park. Same thing going out.
 

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