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Walk-away Lock Confirmation Sound

adsheff

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Sep 9, 2019
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When you walk away from the Model 3, it locks automatically. There is a honk of the horn as a confirmation sound that the car has locked. There is also an option to switch off this sound, which I have done. However, so far every day the sound has magically switched itself back on. This is bad for me as there is a flat above my garage, and I don't want to annoy the neighbours every time I lock the car, especially late at night.

Anyone else had this problem?
 

m3gt2

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Sep 14, 2015
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When you walk away from the Model 3, it locks automatically. There is a honk of the horn as a confirmation sound that the car has locked. There is also an option to switch off this sound, which I have done. However, so far every day the sound has magically switched itself back on. This is bad for me as there is a flat above my garage, and I don't want to annoy the neighbours every time I lock the car, especially late at night.

Anyone else had this problem?

I didn't even know you could turn it off! Where do you do it? I will happily try on mine.
 

GoTLSAGo

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Aug 7, 2019
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When you walk away from the Model 3, it locks automatically. There is a honk of the horn as a confirmation sound that the car has locked. There is also an option to switch off this sound, which I have done. However, so far every day the sound has magically switched itself back on. This is bad for me as there is a flat above my garage, and I don't want to annoy the neighbours every time I lock the car, especially late at night.

Anyone else had this problem?
Might need to save the setting to your profile...?
 

BobSpurs

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Jul 8, 2019
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I did it for me as well to start with, I dont know what I did to resolve it, but I dont think it was saving it to my profile.
Double check you arent saving it in Easy entry mode
 

adsheff

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Sep 9, 2019
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I've just tried it on mine and it works as expected
Yeah, it works the first couple of times after I set it. Left the car for a few hours, went back and opened it up to get something out, didn't drive it anywhere, then walked away and it honked at me.

Regarding Easy Entry - is there a set of instructions for this somewhere?
 
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m3gt2

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Yeah, it works the first couple of times after I set it. Left the car for a few hours, went back and opened it up to get something out, didn't drive it anywhere, then walked away and it honked at me.

Regarding Easy Entry - is there a set of instructions for this somewhere?
Another thing I didn't realise it had and is a feature I have loved on previous vehicles!
 

kuruma

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Aug 29, 2019
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easy entry is listed in your driver profiles

I'm finding that the car takes longer than I'm happy with before it locks when I walk away. I'm used to other cars doing it when I'm about 2 metres away. But, I assume because of BT, this one seems to wait until I'm down the road and heading round the corner...o_O
 
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VanillaAir_UK

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Jun 17, 2019
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I wonder if there is a time based factor in it. I've had it sound the horn when I have been inspecting the car close up (its made me jump twice) so I have been slow to depart, but other times, I've got to the front door (further away, obvs) or on the way there before its tooted.

I must say, this was one of the features that I was most nervous about, but so far, I think it works great, although still disconcerting walking away from a car with music playing and screen lit. I'm not sure I would have been so favourable without the honk though, but state of auto close mirrors is a good backup.
 

pdk42

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Jul 17, 2019
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Tesla have launched a new key fob that supports remote lock/unlock on a button and also proximity unlock. I hope they offer it in the UK soon. Phone unlocking is ok, but I prefer a positive open/close and I miss the keys on a key ring! They've also killed the market for brand specific key fobs!
 
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GrumpyManUK

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Jun 21, 2019
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Same happened to me in that it didn't save the change when turned off. So the next time I turned it off I also adjusted the steering wheel a click up and down - which then allowed a profile save. This then stored the alarm sound change.
 

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