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Washer fluid blocks side camera

Discussion in 'Model 3: Driving Dynamics' started by cypho, Dec 15, 2019.

  1. cypho

    cypho Member

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    Every time I use the windshield washers, (which this time of year is every drive longer than a few miles) the washer fluid forms a river that runs directly over the side camera. And it triggers an autopilot error. And since the washer fluid is full of road-salt, even after the river dries up the salt that the river deposits continues to block the camera for the duration of the drive.

    Is this normal? Or am I just lucky? And does anyone have any tips on how to encourage the washer fluid to flow someplace other than directly on top of the camera?
     

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