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Expected unlock behavior - immediate?

Discussion in 'Model 3: User Interface' started by BlueWRXPride, Jul 18, 2018.

  1. BlueWRXPride

    BlueWRXPride Member

    Oct 24, 2017
    I was curious what the expected unlocking behavior is of the M3. If I haven't driven the car in a while, so the car is in a deep sleep, and I walk up to the car with my phone in my pocket, should it unlock immediately as soon as I push on the handle? Or in that case will it take a 10-20 seconds to wake up before it will unlock?

    For me it seems like when I touch the handle I hear the relay click on the car and then a little bit after it will unlock the car, but if I use the app to wake up the car, and then approach it, the response is pretty immediate (when it works). I wanted to know if this is normal.
  2. gregincal

    gregincal Active Member

    Oct 26, 2012
    Santa Cruz, CA
    The car always unlocks for me without any hesitation when I press the door handle.

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