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Sensors on Model X Picking up non-existent objects?

Discussion in 'Model X' started by Product_Guy, Oct 5, 2017.

  1. Product_Guy

    Product_Guy Member

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    I was pulling out of a parallel parking spot today and my Model X started chiming like crazy, warning me that I was about to hit something. I got out of the car and didn't see anything that I was close to hitting. I got back in the car and started again and the same thing happened. I got out again and looked under the car and still did not see anything. I went ahead and pulled out and everything was fine, but the Model X kept chiming.

    After I got on the road, it rapidly chimed again and showed ~8 cars on the dashboard screen all stacked on top of each other.

    This was the front, right sensor. Any ideas why this happened? Has anyone else had a similar experience?
     
  2. boaterva

    boaterva Supporting Member

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    Man, that needed a pic to post! I think that also needs a call to the SC to have them look at the logs. May/probably is a bad sensor or something was reflecting weirdly?
     
  3. Product_Guy

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    I tried to get a picture of all the cars that popped up on the screen, but they went away fairly quickly. If it happens again I’ll try to get a picture.

    I just talked to the service center (already had an appointment for Monday) and she just laughed and said it should be fine. She said it’s more than likely just a faulty sensor.
     
  4. boaterva

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    I assume they mean it's okay to drive until you bring it in, but that sure sounds weird. :D Don't try to drive through any other piles of eight cars!
     
  5. Product_Guy

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    I’ll try not to!! It was very weird. Maybe Elon added the ability to detect cars and objects in the “The Upside Down”.

    I’ll update the thread once I get the car back from the service center.
     
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  6. vandacca

    vandacca ReActive Member

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    @Product_Guy, you weren't following a truck hauling cars by any chance?
    [​IMG]
     
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  7. Product_Guy

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    I was not - the ironic part was that wasn't a single car around me (of any kind!).
     
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    Ever heard of haunted cars?
     

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