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Wipers running when no rain present

Discussion in 'Model X: User Interface' started by Oceanwolf, Jul 29, 2018.

  1. Oceanwolf

    Oceanwolf Oceanwolf

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    I have a strange issue that I could not solve through multiple resets. First problem is in the middle of the day with a lot of sunlight, my headlights stay on for a while. After 5 minutes or so they turn off. Also time to time the wipers make one sweep without any rain. I noticed when they do that the headlights are also on. Again 5 minutes later everything goes back to normal. I called Tesla as soon as it happened so they will have a time mark. They could not say why it was doing it. They had some ideas such as my windshield is dirty or a bug hit the windshield, but that wasn’t it. I am guessing the camera that is used for sensing light levels and rain is giving a false reading time to time and causing this issue. Anyone had the same problem? This is a AP1.
     
  2. DCGOO

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    The headlights come on when the wipers are running. No idea why the wipers come on randomly.
     
  3. Oceanwolf

    Oceanwolf Oceanwolf

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    Correct, when the wipers dock to their place, the lights turn off.
     

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