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Dashcam not recording

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by KL670, Feb 21, 2019.

  1. KL670

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    Sorry if it’s been discussed to death but we just started using the USB dashcam. After formatting the USB, the dashcam would record just fine for the first drive. However, when left the car and came back, the dashcam icon would be crossed out and it would no longer record. What’s the solution? Thanks for your input.
     
  2. MP3Mike

    MP3Mike Well-Known Member

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    What firmware version is on your Model 3?
     
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    Try a different USB drive. It seems to be picky on what drives it likes.
     
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    I’m on 2018.50.6
     
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    Will try a different usb. Thx everyone.
     
  9. Big Earl

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    Plug the USB drive into a Windows machine and let the computer repair it. Sometimes the file system will get corrupt.
     
  10. ChadS

    ChadS Last tank of gas: March 2009

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    I have this same recurring problem on my X. I keep repairing the drive, and it works for a day or two, and then it's corrupt again.

    Switching USB drives doesn't help; USB drives that work fine in my 3 have this problem in my X. Including a tiny Sandisk that I bought on Amazon specifically because a lot of people here said it worked for them.
     

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