Driver door went wonky after RF scan

Discussion in 'Gen 4 Prius Care, Maintenance and Troubleshooting' started by tomla, Mar 6, 2019.

  1. tomla

    tomla Junior Member

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    Driver door gave multiple beeps, could hear something like door lock/unlock cycling, but door stayed closed. This happened after I scanned the car for RF hotspots and lingered around the driver door post as that was a hot area. Maybe the scan confused the door sensor....went in on passenger side and cycled the car on and off. Now everything is normal. Did find a communist trying to hide where the full size spare should have been.....;)
     
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    That's right next to the sensors for the hand-behind-handle detector and lock button sensor. The nearby RF interference from your phone likely made the sensor produce a false trigger and hence the car locked/unlocked.
     
  3. kithmo

    kithmo Couch Potato

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    I hope you had your foil hat on whilst doing these scans. :rolleyes:
     
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