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    Scary issue with Nema 14-50 adapter melting

    UPDATE: Tesla sent out their electrician of choice to inspect the outlet and wiring. They were both given the thumbs up. So all is pointing to the Nema 14-50 adapter at this time.
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    Scary issue with Nema 14-50 adapter melting

    --The adapter was seated properly. In the pic it may not look like it because the Tesla folks asked me to see if could pull it apart after it cooled down. --I respect your opinion on the seating of the adapter but disagree. You can not go to mass market one day and hope folks will be always do...
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    Scary issue with Nema 14-50 adapter melting

    RoverS- You realize most reputable electricians have 24X7 emergency service. So I called them. Really not too hard. BTW...this is your 3rd post...so what is your motivation. Zythryn-You ask a fair question. Based on this forum and Tesla's forum along with response to my initial posts this has...
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    Scary issue with Nema 14-50 adapter melting

    --It is not firmly locked now because the Tesla folks asked me to see if I could pull it apart once it cooled down. --no breakers tripped nor did car stop charging. I had electrician come out and stood over his shoulder. All looks pristine in the wiring. --Love Tesla & my cat but this is a dumb...
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    Scary issue with Nema 14-50 adapter melting

    Had a very disturbing incident last night. My Model S was charging in my garage when my smoke detector went off. I ran to the garage and saw plumes of smoke coming from the Tesla Nema 14-50 adapter. The car was still charging! I unplugged the charger from the car and yanked the charger...

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