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Important Sentry Mode Caution

M3noob

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Aug 22, 2019
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I park my Model 3 in a garage. Yeah, I know. Weird.

For my fellow weirdos, be careful if you have a clock on the wall within sight of the car.

You will get a Sentry Mode alert every frickin' minute when the minute hand moves.

There is an option to disable Sentry Mode when at home - but some update or other unticked it.

The best way to remove 6000 alerts is to remove the TeslaCam directory and then make a new one.

This is empirical data ;)
 

Dilly

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Feb 24, 2020
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Norfolk
People take the pee because I made a bathroom wall clock from mosaic tiles I had left over
But a garage clock... o_O
 

Yachtsman

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Sep 5, 2020
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Staffordshire
I park my Model 3 in a garage. Yeah, I know. Weird.

For my fellow weirdos, be careful if you have a clock on the wall within sight of the car.

You will get a Sentry Mode alert every frickin' minute when the minute hand moves.

There is an option to disable Sentry Mode when at home - but some update or other unticked it.

The best way to remove 6000 alerts is to remove the TeslaCam directory and then make a new one.
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This is empirical data ;)

Mines always parked in the garage (in between use of course) for the past 35 years, mind you the misses has been parked on the drive since we moved into this house since we only have one garage, but previously garaged with mine.
So what's weird about that?
 

rEV gadget

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Jan 14, 2020
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Macclesfield, UK
Mine parked in garage too, mind you it’s a double garage with a single door. Weird but means I can get out! As it’s in the garage I don’t bother with sentry, locked door seems secure enough to me.
 

M3noob

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Aug 22, 2019
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635
Beyond the pale
And mine lives in the garage too. It's a tight fit and I have to use Summon to move it in and out. Works a treat (usually).

Given the other stuff in mine, I'm surprised that I don't need to grease the car's doors. With a workbench in front I have about 150mm clearance of the rear bumper to the door.

Just scared to use summon
 

Spacep0d

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Apr 20, 2019
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Wildomar, CA
Whoa this is interesting because we have a Dodgers wall clock (with a ticking second hand) for sentimental reasons. It belonged to my girlfriend's recently-departed mother and it's within sight of her Tesla. Good thing is we both keep Sentry off at home whilst the cars are garaged.

Thanks for the helpful tip!
 

VanillaAir_UK

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Jun 17, 2019
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Surrey, UK
With the rumoured upcoming sentry remote view feature, you wouldn't need any other time piece - just view the garage clock remotely whenever you want to tell the time :oops:
 
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