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My car didn't lock today

Discussion in 'Model S' started by mbhforum, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. mbhforum

    mbhforum Member

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    So I left my car for the first time at the train station today (gulp). and since I was a little extra paranoid, I decided to double hit the lock button on my fob. It didn't seem to lock the doors. I decided to walk away and figured it would auto lock once I walked away further. I checked like 10 minutes later from the app and my car still showed unlocked. Any idea why my car didn't lock? I might have forgotten to put it in park by pressing the button. Now I am always worried that it won't lock automatically.
     
  2. docherf

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    Double hitting the fob unlocks.

    So you unlocked the car. Then it's not going to auto lock - since you just unlocked it.

    Single hit the fob to lock.
     
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  3. mbhforum

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    Yikes. I got it confused with opening trunk/frunk. Duh. Rookies...
     
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    Also the car goes into park when you open the drivers door, so it doesn't matter if you forget to press park.
     
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  5. msnow

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    From the Owners Manual - "Single-click to lock doors and trunks (all doors and trunks must be closed."
    There's a recent thread about walk away door locking not working on some cars after one of the recent updates.
     
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  6. croman

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    Yea, the FOB will overrule the car's own self locking. Double click = everyone party in this Tesla until the owner returns. Click once. Car's turn signals will blink and door handles will retract. Also check with App (lock icon and home page indicates lock/unlocked status)
     

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