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    Long Beach CA Powerpacks

    Moderator note: Thread title updated to reflect actual equipment seen. So, as I was leaving Long Beach Grand Prix today, I saw a whole bunch of Tesla power equipment on the side of a parking structure. But nothing on the map for a supercharger. And nothing on supercharge.info about a future...
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    Service options for independent shop ? Los Angeles area

    How about finding a Tesla Authorized Body Shop - like Avio Coach Craft in Van Nuys. They've done a couple of repairs for me.
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    Rear trunk won't open

    This just happened to me... Car is out of warranty (58k) and the app would not let me make an appointment (if I selected "my location" I could make an appointment, but if I put in an address it would just hang there, and not let me proceed.) I thought of going to the Service Center (Van Nuys...
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    New UI for pre-refreshed model S? Holiday update

    FYI, here is what I mean about them removing the superchargers from the map... BEFORE on the left, AFTER on the right...
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    New UI for pre-refreshed model S? Holiday update

    OMG, I hate these "improvements" All they have done is removed frequently used icons on the main menu. Remember when the removed the passenger lumbar support - and backed that up by saying it was only used on 5% of cars? I guess they did not want to do the same research to figure out many...
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    65 miles driven - 40% battery loss - Car says 21% battery use

    This is just crazy... Yesterday I drove for 47 minutes, and used 15.78kW of power over 43 miles. I was in Parked for 23 hours, 5 minutes, and used 7.36kW of power. My car used 32% of it's power not to drive. Assuming that this number is somewhat typical, my car wastes 2.5 MWh of power every...
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    65 miles driven - 40% battery loss - Car says 21% battery use

    Yes, I have sentry mode running. FYI, looking at some more logs. Overnight I'm losing 5% battery. During work, in a parking lot, I lose 3% battery.
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    65 miles driven - 40% battery loss - Car says 21% battery use

    I have a 2018 Tesla Model S, 100D. I have MCU2, and AP3. So my dash says I've driven 63.4 miles, and used 21.3 kWh since last charge. However my battery is at 51% and I charged to 90%. I have TeslaFi logging, and the numbers are accurate. (Adding one trip that was not in the photo.) Over 40...
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    Thousand Oaks Supercharger - closed for many weeks?

    Thanks. :( Actually used that onramp today; the equipment was surrounded in tape. I was wondering how safe they were from freeway accidents...
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    Thousand Oaks Supercharger - closed for many weeks?

    Does anyone know what's going on with the Thousand Oaks (East) supercharger? It's been closed for a few weeks. Tape around it, but no activity...
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    Big Bear - where to charge?

    UPDATE. Did the trip. Took the Model X. Charged at the bottom (San Bernadino) and got to cabin at 65%. Cabin had a garage with an outlet! Only Nema15, but okay... Charging was at 12A, 110V, but I got 15-20% overnight. We had a couple of emergency trips to Lake Arrowhead, which took 10% or...
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    New 2021 Model S Unveiled January 27, 2021

    The more I look at it, the more it's like a Model 3. No more vents, no more door handles, no more vertical screen... About the only concession to make it superior to the model 3 is the driver's display (and the gimmicky rear display.)
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    New 2021 Model S Unveiled January 27, 2021

    Missing classic door handles - looks like they're going with Model 3 version. I wonder if the autopilot stalk will also get moved (ala 3/Y). Door pockets are nice. Dual phone dock is nice. Will be interesting to see how much storage is in center console - do I still get 4 cup holders. Can't...
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    Gauging Interest: NIB Founder's Powerwall/ Gateway/ etc. Chicago area

    FYI. https://www.tesla.com/powerwall/design Tesla charge $7500 for the powerwall, $1000 for the gateway. However, there is a 26% Federal tax credit, so $6200. There is also sales tax and installation ($3000).
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    Tesla Bike Rack Lock

    Yeah, I'm dumb, but I cannot figure out what you mean to do. I pull out the cable and I have a long cable. That does not seem to lock anything. I would suspect that the cable comes out, loops through the bikes, and then reattaches to the bike rack in such a way that it makes a loop, and the...

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