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Model 3 key fob Summon

Alic01

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Apr 22, 2021
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Aberdeenshire
I have the key fob but no car yet and haven’t taken FSD or AAP. I saw a video on YouTube where it didn’t work in the UK but the guy doing it didn’t really know his way around it so could well have been operator error
 

HenryT

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Jan 29, 2020
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Manchester
If it helps any, I had the key fobs for my MS, which looked identical and cost the same. Summon didn't work from the key, only from the app.

Keep in mind also that summon is only available on cars with EAP or FSD, basic autopilot doesn't include summon.
 

bryand

Member
I can't see how a key fob could possibly control Summon (not enough buttons).
In any case, do you really need Summon? In the 6 years I had my Model S I used Summon once.
However the key fob has other uses, like enabling walk-away locking without using a mobile phone.
 
Apr 18, 2021
48
24
Scotland
I have the key fob but no car yet and haven’t taken FSD or AAP. I saw a video on YouTube where it didn’t work in the UK but the guy doing it didn’t really know his way around it so could well have been operator error
It was probably the same video that created a doubt in my mind:
Comments seem mixed with some people saying the feature just doesn’t work in the UK.

If it helps any, I had the key fobs for my MS, which looked identical and cost the same. Summon didn't work from the key, only from the app.

Keep in mind also that summon is only available on cars with EAP or FSD, basic autopilot doesn't include summon.
That is very strange, easy Summon was one of the main reasons I wanted to get the key for. I do have the EAP package so I thought that if the phone can do it then the key fob would be able to do it as well.
 
Apr 18, 2021
48
24
Scotland
I can't see how a key fob could possibly control Summon (not enough buttons).
In any case, do you really need Summon? In the 6 years I had my Model S I used Summon once.
However the key fob has other uses, like enabling walk-away locking without using a mobile phone.
(Supermarket) car parks are horribly tight, there were many times I wished my car could drive itself forward so I could comfortably get in the car.
The manual for Europe/UK describes how the feature would work:
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Jan 20, 2020
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Crawley
(Supermarket) car parks are horribly tight, there were many times I wished my car could drive itself forward so I could comfortably get in the car.
The manual for Europe/UK describes how the feature would work:
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Mine doesn't show any like in this manual.
Starting from step 2 the hazard lights don't blinking. Mine is 2020... maybe the manual is for refresh Model (2021)!?
 

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joexn

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Sep 17, 2021
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UK
I recently spoke to Tesla about this.

No, Summon before Exiting and Summon via Key-fob are not available outside the US.
 

Durzel

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Jul 17, 2019
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Bath, UK
I've watched videos where the guy has got out of the car after putting the car in some sort of Auto-summon mode, and it's just driven itself into a garage. Unfortunately as said above it seems that like many things we don't get this in the UK.
 

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