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Autolock at home

FerrariMike

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Jan 7, 2018
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San Francisco
I use auto lock on my X when I walk away from the car, but the problem is that it always locks the car in my garage at home, which can be an inconvenience. Is there a way to disable auto lock at home, but keep it everywhere else?
Definitely a first world problem, but still an annoyance.
Thanks
Mike
 

ShawnA

Supporting Member
Nov 13, 2017
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666
Edwardsburg, MI
Hi FerrariMike,

In a word no...

I have recently changed my car to lock on walk away...
There has been much discussion about this.
I am happy with it locked at home in the garage
because it sleeps better and faster.

Shawn
 

Qbenjamin

Frugal But Classy!
Jan 7, 2017
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Bravos
I use auto lock on my X when I walk away from the car, but the problem is that it always locks the car in my garage at home, which can be an inconvenience. Is there a way to disable auto lock at home, but keep it everywhere else?
Definitely a first world problem, but still an annoyance.
Thanks
Mike
Yes/No. If you keep the key fob nearby, it won't lock. You could mount a key holder right as you walk in from the garage and put the key fob there. This should do the trick for you..
 

alphainfinity

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Jul 11, 2019
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Kalispell
Yes/No. If you keep the key fob nearby, it won't lock. You could mount a key holder right as you walk in from the garage and put the key fob there. This should do the trick for you..


Then you risk running the battery on the key fob down prematurely because it will be in constant contact with the vehicle and we all know that you can't just replace a battery on a Tesla key fob.

It would be really nice if Tesla added an option that excluded "home" from the autolock feature.
 

Qbenjamin

Frugal But Classy!
Jan 7, 2017
1,139
673
Bravos
Then you risk running the battery on the key fob down prematurely because it will be in constant contact with the vehicle and we all know that you can't just replace a battery on a Tesla key fob.

OP asked for an alternative and I gave him one.

Also, you can easily replace the battery in the key fob, all you have to do is pry it open and replace.
 

FerrariMike

New Member
Jan 7, 2018
4
0
San Francisco
Thanks for replies. I guess I live with it. Not a fan of keeping a fob in the garage, since it might be forgotten when
I am done and run both batteries down. The real problem is getting out to the garage and finding you forgot to bring the fob.
Oh well, enough other stuff to enjoy on the car.
 

outie

Active Member
May 22, 2016
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SoCal
I have requested this feature since 2016, through Tesla support, tweet EM, participate in Bonnie’s feature request, etc. After 3 years+ of waiting, I gave up. I am just nobody so no one at Tesla will listen to me. If you know any famous YouTube you might get Tesla attention.

Now there is an alternative solution. Set up a “Home” driver profile and uncheck auto lock on away. Switch your driver profile to Home when you are parked inside the garage. I use this workaround when my kid fell asleep in the car so anyone can go get the kid without running for the fob first.
 
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