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Recent content by NormVA

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    Charging keeps stopping.

    I have a 2021 Model Y LR and about a month ago I got a message on my phone app that the car had stopped charging. It has gotten progressively worse. Today it would only charge 3 or 4 % before it stopped. The only way to get it to start is to unplug the car and replug it. I know that it isn't...
  2. NormVA

    Condensation forming in the camera housing

    I get this on the Right Door Pillar camera. Seems to be when bright sun is shining on the camera.
  3. NormVA

    Vacation homes with chargers

    Tesla owners and other EV owners should keep asking for charger availability. Possibly AirBnB and VRBO will eventually get the message. Plus owners may begin to see that there is a demand.
  4. NormVA

    1up USA Bike Rack

    Have this Thule on my Model Y. Carry two e-bikes. Works very well. Thule EasyFold XT 2
  5. NormVA

    HOA Charger Installation Requirements

    VA has a right to charge law, but Condo Assns and HOAs can add restrictions which my not prohibit add a charger, but make it very difficult and expensive, plus add threatening wording like they can remove it at the owner expense. Not sure if all this would stand up in court. Unfortunately...
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    HOA Charger Installation Requirements

    I have a State Farm umbrella policy and mine is covered. There was no change in rate.
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    HOA Charger Installation Requirements

    The installation was $4K. I had to supply the Tesla charger, that was $500 and I also had no room for an additional breaker in my electrical box. New electrical box was $2500. You might want to consider the Tesla charger. There is no power to the connector until it is plugged into the...
  8. NormVA

    Charge Limit will not stay at 90%

    Thank you. That is a good point.
  9. NormVA

    Charge Limit will not stay at 90%

    This is a home charger.
  10. NormVA

    Charge Limit will not stay at 90%

    Model 3, 2020, Std Range. My friends new Tesla will not stay at 90% She set the limit to 90% and it drops back to 80%. It was set at 80% when she picked up the car. Thanks, Norm
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    California HOA Insurance

    State Farm told me that there would be no charge to add my HOA as additionally insured. Both State Farm and USAA have never had a claim. It is difficult to price with no underwriting data. I wish that Tesla were willing to help with this. These decisions by HOAs seem to be completely...
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    California HOA Insurance

    I live in a townhouse and installed a charger in my parking space in front of my house. Had approvals from HOA, county, etc. Eight months later the HOA passed a standard that I need to provide $1 millon of liability insurance and pay for any additional cost to their insurance. Two of us in...
  13. NormVA

    Finally Finished: Model Y Charging in Underground Condo Garage

    Congratulations. Very nice to have a charger. I have a charger installed in front of my townhouse and I, also, had to deal with an HOA. Now they want to pass a standard requiring me to provide insurance covering them for $1M and also pay any additional charge for the HOAs insurance policy...
  14. NormVA

    HOA Charger Installation Requirements

    I live in a townhouse in Reston, VA. Last November I installed a Tesla connector in my parking space. I got the necessary approvals from the Cluster assn and Reston assn. I, also, got the necessary permits from Fairfax county. The work was done by a licensed electrician selected from the...

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