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GJ79

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Mar 15, 2016
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Tampa
I can't get my Model 3 to learn my community gate opener. I already tried fresh batteries. It did learn my regular garage opener with no problems. Any one else had this issue ? Any suggestions ? My model S had no problem learning both remotes btw so I think the Model 3 would/should do as well.
 

Pkmmte

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Sep 19, 2017
694
1,181
Los Angeles, California
When I tried configuring my gate with my Model 3, it didn't recognize the remote by just following the instructions listed. I had to hold the remote reeaallyyy close in between the headlights and press and hold the button for exactly 2 seconds twice until the lights flashed. Holding it longer didn't work for some reason.
 
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GJ79

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Mar 15, 2016
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Tampa
When I tried configuring my gate with my Model 3, it didn't recognize the remote by just following the instructions listed. I had to hold the remote reeaallyyy close in between the headlights and press and hold the button for exactly 2 seconds twice until the lights flashed. Holding it longer didn't work for some reason.

Thanks will try that, so you held it centered between the headlights cause the screen shows it to place it towards the right headlight.
 

Brady12

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Mar 22, 2018
27
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CA
I also had to do the same thing. Press and hold and I also had to have the frunk open. I read that somewhere on this forum and it worked. It took me 2 tries but it did work eventually. Good luck!

When I tried configuring my gate with my Model 3, it didn't recognize the remote by just following the instructions listed. I had to hold the remote reeaallyyy close in between the headlights and press and hold the button for exactly 2 seconds twice until the lights flashed. Holding it longer didn't work for some reason.
 

android04

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Apr 1, 2016
461
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Crete, Nebraska
When my Model 3 would not read my garage door opener button press, I had to open the frunk and point it towards the front of the car from right in the middle (right where the latch is). That worked.
 

GJ79

Member
Mar 15, 2016
266
89
Tampa
When I tried configuring my gate with my Model 3, it didn't recognize the remote by just following the instructions listed. I had to hold the remote reeaallyyy close in between the headlights and press and hold the button for exactly 2 seconds twice until the lights flashed. Holding it longer didn't work for some reason.

Perfect opening the frunk worked !!!!! Problem solved.
 
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JC949

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Oct 22, 2018
7
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Southern California
The model 3 is extremely hard to program for a community gate. I tried all of the methods above for both of my 2 model 3’s.

Here is the best method after repeated trial and error hands down, and fresh batteries are recommended:

1) Park close to gate.
2) Open front hood trunk.
3) Initiate learning sequence
4) Point remote from inside of front hood trunk towards the middle front where the latch from the hood fits, NOT from the outside of the car towards the nose, rather from inside the trunk pointing towards the nose, specifically aiming at where the latch hole is.
5) As pointed out above, multiple 2 second bursts work the best until the front lights flash.

After I figured it out for my Model 3, I was able to rapidly program the SO’s Model 3 and end a long history of nagging.

Just my tried and true $0.02.

Enjoy!
 
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Jackdenial

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Nov 2, 2016
3
4
Vancouver
The model 3 is extremely hard to program for a community gate. I tried all of the methods above for both of my 2 model 3’s.

Here is the best method after repeated trial and error hands down, and fresh batteries are recommended:

1) Park close to gate.
2) Open front hood trunk.
3) Initiate learning sequence
4) Point remote from inside of front hood trunk towards the middle front where the latch from the hood fits, NOT from the outside of the car towards the nose, rather from inside the trunk pointing towards the nose, specifically aiming at where the latch hole is.
5) As pointed out above, multiple 2 second bursts work the best until the front lights flash.

After I figured it out for my Model 3, I was able to rapidly program the SO’s Model 3 and end a long history of nagging.

Just my tried and true $0.02.

Enjoy!
This totally worked! Thank you
 

xkwizit

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Jan 12, 2016
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Folsom, CA, United States
The model 3 is extremely hard to program for a community gate. I tried all of the methods above for both of my 2 model 3’s.

Here is the best method after repeated trial and error hands down, and fresh batteries are recommended:

1) Park close to gate.
2) Open front hood trunk.
3) Initiate learning sequence
4) Point remote from inside of front hood trunk towards the middle front where the latch from the hood fits, NOT from the outside of the car towards the nose, rather from inside the trunk pointing towards the nose, specifically aiming at where the latch hole is.
5) As pointed out above, multiple 2 second bursts work the best until the front lights flash.

After I figured it out for my Model 3, I was able to rapidly program the SO’s Model 3 and end a long history of nagging.

Just my tried and true $0.02.

Enjoy!
Tried this on my X with a DoorKing gate and it worked like a charm. Thanks for sharing!
 

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