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Sentry mode triggering every minute

Jclboston

Member
Oct 30, 2019
106
68
Boston
This started happening to me about a few months ago, but only when I turned Sentry on while parked in my underground garage space. At first I thought it was because a cone was placed too close to the car, but that doesn't really make sense. Flickering lighting is a plausible cause. It's the only place where I've experienced such an issue with Sentry.
 

aidanbiggins

Member
Apr 3, 2021
7
2
San Francisco
I have had this problem since I got the car on 31 March. Figured it was the wall charger light blinking in the garage all night that triggered it. Hoping for a software fix one day!
 

Arthla

New Member
Aug 21, 2021
1
0
UK
I’m experiencing the same thing on my new Model 3 (2021.12.25.7) at night. The lights flash every minute, and often (but not always) triggers Sentry events. Interestingly the videos don’t have red dots indicating when the event was on the timeline.

The car is parked on my driveway which is very dark, and after testing my security camera on and off it seems that it is just darkness that is triggering it. Infrared from my cameras has no effect, and if I put the light on from the camera on it stops.

This makes me think that it is indeed being triggered by artefacts caused by the low light on the cameras.

Very frustrating because I would much prefer to leave it on for that layer of security even at home. I hope it’s fixed soon!
 

NorbertN

New Member
Oct 11, 2021
1
4
Connecticut
Parked my 2021 M3 on the top of my driveway for the first time tonight.I left my outdoor light on , close to the car for extra security. Sentry was going off every minute or two , turned off the light , problem solved
 
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Chenzilla

Member
Oct 28, 2021
5
0
California
Hey everyone new here. Just wanted to chime in on this issue. It started happening after I downloaded the version 10.2 (2021.36.5.5) update that this started happening. I have cleaned all my cameras and still have this issue. Has anyone found a solution for this?
 

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