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EV Car/My Tesla - An Alexa skill for Amazon Echo / Tesla integration

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Gol4, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. Andy D

    Andy D New Member

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    Yes, thank you for the quick reply! :)
     
  2. FMinMI

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    Is anyone else having trouble with EV Car? It wouldn't connect and thought maybe the token expired so I unlinked and then tried to relink at:
    https://assistant.google.com/services/a/id/5a33fba4f93f74bc/

    but get: message"Endpoint request timed out"

    after entering in my email address and password for my Tesla account.

    Thanks
     
  3. Gol4

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    Looks like calls from Amazon AWS are failing. They seem to be working from other endpoints. This had happened before a couple of years ago. Hope it temporary else we'll have to put a workaround in place.
     
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  4. FMinMI

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    Thanks for acknowledging the problem. Would it work if I had a token (instead of the user id/password combo)?
     
  5. pcwiz49

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    I've tried it with both Alexa and Google Assistant on my Android phone and laptop. Both get the same message "
    {"message": "Endpoint request timed out"}" when to link my Tesla account.
     
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  6. FMinMI

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    Me too. Tesla must have done something...
     
  7. Gol4

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    No that does not help. Tesla is still blocking all calls from Amazon, which is where this is hosted.
    I am working on a workaround.
     
  8. FMinMI

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    Thank you...
     
  9. Gol4

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    This should be working now. I've put proxy server in place that bounces connections off a server outside of Amazon AWS.
     
  10. pcwiz49

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    We just got a Model Y. We also have a Model X. How do switch cars with EV Car?
     
  11. pcwiz49

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    I found it "switch cars". Never mind. I didn't see the first time I looked at the commands.
     
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  12. pcwiz49

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    It's not working again. Getting "{"message": "Endpoint request timed out"}" same as before.
     
  13. Gol4

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    Sorry I had been away and did not realize this was down.
    I've put the proxy back in place. Should work now.
     
  14. aleagle

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    Great job - thanks
     
  15. jdr93

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    now that 'summon' has gotten a little more sophisticated could you add a command to ask the car to get out of the tight garage space? could use it with the amazon flex echo device.
     
  16. jdr93

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    on the MY - "alexa, ask evcar to open the trunk" and "alexa ask evcar to close the rear trunk" work now too. that's cool, especially if there is a nearby amazon flex. a longer than usual delay between ask and delivery. asking to "close the trunk" results with a "closing the windows" reply.
     
  17. JD T

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    Gol4, I keep loving this app! Thanks!
     
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  18. mactep13

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    Hi Gol4,

    Tesla has changed the way it handles tokens. TezLab has figured it out and it does not log you out anymore. I also have a DriveElectric watch app and they too have updated how they handle tokens. I know those are paid services, so I am not expecting an immediate fix, but just wondering if and when you have time, would you be able to look into this. It would be awesome to warm up the car from an echo. Right now, on my MY it looses token in about 15 minutes.

    Thanks.
     
  19. Gol4

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    Hi, do you have any reference to a website that explains how token handling has changed? Currently the tokens expire after 30 to 45 days. (Not 15 minutes).
     
  20. JD T

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    I can not get my Alexa skill to relink with my Tesla account.

    I get "{stackTrace=[["\/var\/task\/lambda_function.py",37,"lambda_handler","return(process_api_command(event))"],["\/var\/task\/lambda_function.py",927,"process_api_command","return (generate_token(state, redirect_uri, email, password, token))"],["\/var\/task\/lambda_function.py",1049,"generate_token","car =" ... ","do_open","raise URLError(err)"]], errorType=URLError, errorMessage=}"

    Is it still working for everyone else?
     

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