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Homelink installed today - AP software regressed?

pkitch

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Mar 9, 2020
251
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Atlanta
Install today went seamlessly, tech was super friendly and also adjusted my passenger door for me.

Following the install, it 'felt' to me that the AP steering was more jumpy and not as smooth as before. This is highly subjection but I did feel this was the case almost immediately. In fairness this was in no way an intended direct comparison, and I am not 100% sure I had even used AP on the same roads as today (though I think so), so jury is out but wanted to see if this might even be a possibility (though I think I know the answer)?

I am on software 2020.20.12.
 

pkitch

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Mar 9, 2020
251
89
Atlanta
Mine gets installed Friday...I'll keep an eye on this...

Yes I would be interested, I cannot say if it is my imagination, but I still feel it is a little bit less stable. I noted the engineer had a laptop plugged into it, but it wouldn't really make sense for them to overwrite but it is possible.
 

PilotandMe

Member
Apr 18, 2018
5
2
Las Vegas
Install today went seamlessly, tech was super friendly and also adjusted my passenger door for me.

Following the install, it 'felt' to me that the AP steering was more jumpy and not as smooth as before. This is highly subjection but I did feel this was the case almost immediately. In fairness this was in no way an intended direct comparison, and I am not 100% sure I had even used AP on the same roads as today (though I think so), so jury is out but wanted to see if this might even be a possibility (though I think I know the answer)?

I am on software 2020.20.12.

Homelink came with my Model 3 in 2018. It doesn't come with the Y?
 

im4uttx

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May 28, 2019
363
225
Spicewood, TX
Homelink came with my Model 3 in 2018. It doesn't come with the Y?
No. It was on the original spec, but was removed on the final spec...$300 add on, shipped to you and mobile install. I think they're moving towards a wifi capability, and probably had some feedback that the usage of the Homelink wasn't high enough to warrant everyone getting it...no biggie, imo...would be nice if it had been included, but it's a fixed cost adder for Tesla to include it, not like a software setting, so easy for Tesla to reduce their cost and pass it on to the owners that want it...
 

Freds88

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Mar 1, 2020
35
9
Bay Area
Install today went seamlessly, tech was super friendly and also adjusted my passenger door for me.

Following the install, it 'felt' to me that the AP steering was more jumpy and not as smooth as before. This is highly subjection but I did feel this was the case almost immediately. In fairness this was in no way an intended direct comparison, and I am not 100% sure I had even used AP on the same roads as today (though I think so), so jury is out but wanted to see if this might even be a possibility (though I think I know the answer)?

I am on software 2020.20.12.

I had homelink installed this past week and just drove out of town using AP for about 130 miles. Did not notice anything outside of the usual.
 

pkitch

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Mar 9, 2020
251
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Atlanta
I had homelink installed this past week and just drove out of town using AP for about 130 miles. Did not notice anything outside of the usual.
Yes I’ve had some more seat time and it seems to be as stable as it was when I first experienced it, putting it down to my imagination I think now.
 

pkitch

Member
Mar 9, 2020
251
89
Atlanta
I believe Homelink is now an option on all Tesla cars. You buy it, don’t open the package and Mobile service installs it for free. 300 bucks.
That’s exactly right. I’ve read some people have bought the actual device on eBay for around $100 then paid Tesla to activate it, but I didn’t want to take the risk they’d deny doing so.
Although expensive at $300, the function is superb, having the garage auto open and close is now something I consider essential!
 
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Techie-HEX

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May 4, 2020
38
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PA
I am having Homelink installed this Friday. I like that I can auto fold my mirrors as I arrive home and now will be able to have the garage door open. I wish it would also auto park in the garage.
 

im4uttx

Supporting Member
May 28, 2019
363
225
Spicewood, TX
I am having Homelink installed this Friday. I like that I can auto fold my mirrors as I arrive home and now will be able to have the garage door open. I wish it would also auto park in the garage.
I laugh sometimes...don't you folks like to drive??? :)
Self park in the garage may come eventually...

I love the GPS based "arrival" setting that you can adjust the distance which it will activate...I set mine at 20 ft for the gate opening, but probably need to increase to have it opening a little earlier before I get to it...much better than having to hit a button...
 
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im4uttx

Supporting Member
May 28, 2019
363
225
Spicewood, TX
Yes I would be interested, I cannot say if it is my imagination, but I still feel it is a little bit less stable. I noted the engineer had a laptop plugged into it, but it wouldn't really make sense for them to overwrite but it is possible.
Update...didn't notice any difference in mine post homelink install...
 
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