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X locks itself with keyfob inside

Discussion in 'Model X' started by macgeng, Sep 21, 2019.

  1. macgeng

    macgeng Member

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    ok wtf moment just happened. Only had the car for a week. I was on my driveway and left the key inside and closed the door. As I walked away the damn thing locked itself. Thank gawd my girl was home with the second key. ‍♂️ Wtf!
     
  2. aesculus

    aesculus Still Trying to Figure This All Out

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    Not sure how that would happen unless the battery died or the fob picked that particular time to go brain dead.
     
  3. macgeng

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    I’m assuming the ladder.
     
  4. aesculus

    aesculus Still Trying to Figure This All Out

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    A couple of quick tests:
    • A number of times my battery was still good but my fob went brain dead. Took out the battery and after a few seconds replaced it and all was well. This went on for about 6 months and the SC finally decided to replace both fobs as it repeated about 3 times
    • If you can wrangle a voltmeter you can test to see if the battery still puts out 3V
     
  5. Vm.one

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    If that happens and u don't have a dup key, use your phone to unlock the car. That's always a backup.
     
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  6. macgeng

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    My phone was in the car too! lmao
     

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