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Model 3 Keycard and Shop Alarms

Went shopping today, and every time I walked into a shop and left a shop I set of the alarms... Seemed my wallet, with the key card in was the culprit. Anyone else found this? Really annoying being stared at each time I leave a store!
Which shops?

id recommend a faraday wallet to prevent the signals from escaping to the magnetic alarm.
 

drtimhill

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In 2 years of having a keycard in my wallet at all times when I've been shopping I've never had this happen. Are you certain its the keycard? If so, you might want to invest in a shielding wallet to stop this happening (or maybe check that it happens with both your keycards, in case one is somehow a "rogue").
 
I use to have it years ago with one of my ID cards (and confirmed by the employer who phased them out), but never had it with a key card, not that I've been into many shops recently. I think if it was a common problem we would have heard more about it, but odd that its every time you walked into a shop.
 
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Went shopping today, and every time I walked into a shop and left a shop I set of the alarms... Seemed my wallet, with the key card in was the culprit. Anyone else found this? Really annoying being stared at each time I leave a store!
Never had that happen (yet) and I always have the key card in my pocket!

Been fine ever since.
Hope you checked the card actually works with the car afterwards :)
 

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