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My car doesn’t turn off at home

domodan

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Jul 15, 2020
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UT, United States
When I’m at home, my car doesn’t turn off until I go to plug it in. We get home and all exit the car, but it stays on. Music playing, headlights on, the whole deal. As soon as I hit the button on the charger to open the charge port the car immediately shuts off. A second press of the button actually opens the charge port.

I think this started happening when I set the car doors to not lock upon departure at home (or however they phrase it). Has anyone else noticed this?
 

jmaddr

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Mar 29, 2019
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Florida
It will time out. If you don't plug it in and just go inside, you'll see it turn off after a timeout. I don't believe you can modify this timeout value. It used to happen before since you locked as the car and it knows you have no intent of going back in. I guess it could detect no seat is occupied and all car door are closed....that would be nice....
 

demundus

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Jul 5, 2015
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Oceanside, CA
two things: always on/connected might be wigging out when it swaps to your wifi, which im gonna assume you might have set up?

a bad sensor on the door trigger? unheard of by me personally but not out of the realm.
 

domodan

Member
Jul 15, 2020
412
190
UT, United States
two things: always on/connected might be wigging out when it swaps to your wifi, which im gonna assume you might have set up?

a bad sensor on the door trigger? unheard of by me personally but not out of the realm.
I don’t think it’s a bad sensor because the interior lights do what they do when the door is closed.

Next time I drive I won’t plug it in and I’ll see how long it takes to turn off. The annoying thing is my kids keep running in and telling me my car is on.
 

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