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Wifi keeps disconnecting.

Tez~La

Member
Jun 11, 2021
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109
Palm Beach, FL
Parked in the garage with a strong wifi signal, a full 5 bars on WiFi and only 2 bars of LTE.
It seems to show connected but it still has the spinning circle and after 5 seconds wifi goes off and its connected back to LTE.
Keeps doing this and does not stay connected to wifi.

Tried to connect to a different router and I get a message:
Could Not Join
Unable to obtain IP address. Please check DHCP
server settings.
 

linux-works

Active Member
Dec 23, 2019
2,306
4,396
mtn view, ca
could you be running out of ip's? try NOT using your phone on that wifi to free up a slot. long-shot but worth a try.

to get deeper, would have to look at router logs to see if its an rf handshake issue or authen issue or really dhcp.

you dont name your 2.4 and 5ghz ssid's the same, do you? also a long shot but I always give the separate names.
 

linux-works

Active Member
Dec 23, 2019
2,306
4,396
mtn view, ca
so, a totally misleading error. great. it seems that tesla GOT an ip addr but just threw up its arms and blamed the router for no reason?

how weird.

client-side issue, then. car = client.

[rant] someone, here, was trying to argue to use wifi for camera comms, since some wiring on the harness is not there for extra cameras. if tesla (and others, to be fair) can't get wifi to be ROCK solid, you just cant depend on it for mission critical things.

people should really become realists. wifi has its place, but its not reliable enough to bet your life on it. its for some things, but its not a replacement for all things that would need to send data. [/rant]
 

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