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  1. D

    New Model X and S Peak Charge Rates

    I have a 2017 Model X and want to upgrade to the new model. The last article I found on peak charge rates for the Model X and S was in 2020 saying that Tesla increased the peak charge rates to 225. Does anyone know if the new models have the same peak charge rates or if they are higher?
  2. B

    Supercharger Shell

    Just wondering what someone would pay if I "hypothetically" happened to have a supercharger shell or two laying around:) They look great in a garage.
  3. S

    Charging keeps stopping.

    Hi all. Our Tesla Model 3 long range has suddenly started to do some strange charging. We plug it in when back from work (down to 17%) and it seems that charging starts fine, but after about 2-3 minutes charging it stops again. We have not set any time for charging to be complete or anything...
  4. G

    290mi at max charge after 6 months

    My 2021 MYP just turned 6 months old, I observed the range of charge to the border between “daily” and “trip” decreased over time, from 271 to 259. Today, I played around on the app and moved the bar to max, and it shows 290, vs 303, so I lost 12-13mi in 6 months, expected? Since delivery, i...
  5. R

    New MY owner Planning for a trip

    As a new owner of MY, planning for a trip. Please suggest any app(s) where I can setup the trip details and also have an idea of super chargers on the way.(free app's please)
  6. L

    Level 1 vs. Level 2 Charging Cost?

    Hey guys, I just purchased my brand new Model Y 2 weeks ago and I’m down to 500 miles of the 1,000 I was given for the referral bonus or whatever. I’m stuck between upgrading to a level 2 charging solution or staying at level 1. I drive about 30-40 miles per day and I usually charge about 30-40...
  7. R

    Charging cable included with a new model Y

    What cable is included with a model Y? What socket will it plug into? What should I have an electrician install?
  8. T

    Extension cord needed, apartment charging in garage, outlet on ceiling

    I live in an apartment that has a regular outlet in the garage that I could use to charge my Model 3. My only dilemma is that the outlet is on the ceiling so I will be needing an extension cord. I DON'T plan to leave the cord hanging. I will be securing it to the wall. I should only need around...
  9. J

    Vancouver, Canada: Rent your CHAdeMO adapter for one week?

    Hello fellow Vancouverites! I'm doing a road trip up to Smithers, BC around Canada Day this year (2021), and the new Tesla Superchargers don't seem like they'll be ready in time. It looks like there are a bunch of CHAdeMO 50kW chargers on the way up north but I can't buy an adapter anywhere...
  10. U

    Tesla repeatedly charging me for past charging sessions

    Tesla has been repeatedly charging me for charging sessions that I've already paid for in the past. To be specific: About 2-3 weeks ago, I had 2 separate charging sessions costing $1.00 and $2.25, each, at a Tesla destination charger. These were charged to my CC and paid for. Starting last...
  11. S

    2021 Model 3 Performance Ownership and Range

    Hi everyone so I recently made a order on a model 3 performance and wanted know if ownership worth it due to not having a tesla charger at home my garage has a 120v outlet and I’m 6 miles away from supercharger and not sure how much it cost to use a supercharger I recently sold my 2019 Dodge...
  12. BBrownUT

    Newbie Questions: 2021 M3 SR+ SuperCharging Speeds

    Tesla Newbie here expecting our M3 SR+ early next month. We went with the SR+ due to price (can't really afford the LR) and I am now noticing more of the differences other than the range. Few questions I am hoping other M# owners can help with: 1) I notice the SR+ has a slower supercharging max...
  13. kuruma

    Change charge rate from app please!

    This is THE most tedious aspect of having our Tesla. Please Elon, allow us to change the amps remotely rather than having to head out to the car. Please pile in to lend support so that this somehow makes its way onto Elon's radar. Cheers.
  14. J

    Charging at home at rented house [in Australia]

    Can I get anything to speed up my charging at home? Can’t get anything permanent installed bc renting house.
  15. J

    PrimecomTech EVSE with 50’ Cable??

    Does anyone have experience using this PrimecomTech EVSE to charge their Tesla? https://www.primecom.tech/products/32amps-primecom-level-2-electric-vehicle-charger-220-volt-30-35-40-50?variant=28801474330672 It comes with a 50’ cord option which would be great. I would need to use the J1772...
  16. N

    Charging time Tesla charger vs Standard 50amp outlet

    Hi! I am getting a new Model Y in a few weeks and am deciding between the Tesla charger, the Juicebox ,or sticking with a regular 50 amp 240vac outlet. Does the tesla charger/juicebox charge any faster than the 50amp standard plug? OR does it just give you more features? Thank you
  17. H

    Charging time while using infotainment

    Hello folks! I ordered my Model Y in March and am anxiously waiting on delivery. I have watched tons of YouTube videos and lurked on the forums since submitting my order. I haven’t seen this answered and a search came up empty. Is there a noticable increase in charge time while using the...
  18. J

    Model S 100D - Full charge - 300 miles - should be 335?

    Hi, Just received my 2017 100D Model S and loving it so far. I've noticed that when I plug into my home tesla charger (240v) that fully charged only goes to 300 miles. I know the car is advertised to get 335 miles. I've double-checked to make sure it is set to charge to 100% and I can certainly...
  19. techzelle

    Getting billed for using a normal looking wall connector?

    At an apartment complex, there are a bunch of wall connectors (like what is in the tesla store). They were free to charge on them for a few months. On my last visit, I was billed $1.50 to my Tesla account. Apparently these wall connectors are "destination chargers" now capable of billing. This...
  20. ScoobyDoo82

    Mach-E road trip becomes a charging fiasco...

    Tesla clearly has everything figured out. Ford’s charging situation is a disaster. Let the banter begin...
  21. K

    Preconditioning & wh/mi & Range estimate on App & charging speeds

    Hello everyone, New to Tesla here! Just got my Model Y (Long range) and went on a long road trip 300 miles or so down and back a couple days later. When traveling down to my destination i had to stop at a supercharger that tesla recommended(Thousand oaks), about 5 minutes before arriving on the...
  22. A

    battery charging, is this possible?

    Is it possible to plug your car into a standard 120v or 240v outlet, use the Tesla app on your phone to set when you want the car to charge at what capacity and have the ability in the app to change the capacity? I assume all this is probably possible with a smart charger, but do you have this...
  23. Ivanpecuh

    Buy Chademo or wait for CCS Adapter?

    Hey guys, I just picked up my 2021 M3SR+ last week and debating whether I should buy the Chademo adapter or wait for the CCS Combo adapter to release in North America. I live in Surrey, British Columbia and the nearest Supercharger to me is a 15 minute drive whereas the closest BC hydro...
  24. H

    1-2 Times A Week Charging

    Hello! I am about to pull the trigger on purchasing a Tesla but am in a living situation where home charging will not be a choice. I have several CHAdeMO chargers via EVgo near my home, and with my driving patterns I see myself having to charge there 1-1.5 times a week with the adapter. The...
  25. G

    Is there a way to start charging based on my solar panels outputting energy?

    Hi, not sure if this is in the right forum. I wondering if there is a way to have my Tesla start charging when my solar panels are outputting enough energy. Maybe something like IFTTT app? I have Enphase Energy micro inverters and I can easily tell when they are generating enough power to not...
  26. 4SUPER9

    Supercharger support: Total fail

    Once again, Tesla’s horrific customer service has demonstrated itself. Such a shame, given how exemplary there were when they first launched. I took a road trip this past weekend. About 2 hours after my 2nd supercharger stop, I received an alert, both on my IC screen and the main screen that...
  27. T

    Tesla wall connector question..

    Hi, I am picking up a Model Y standard range tomorrow. This is my first EV and want some help understanding the mobile charger with NEMA 14-50 and Tesla wall connector. 1. NEMA 14-50 with mobile charger: Does it use 40 amp circuit breaker? 2. Tesla wall connector: Which amp circuit breaker is...
  28. doghousePVD

    Using dual TT-30s for charging?

    Has anyone used a Y-connector with dual TT-30s, one on each phase? It should nominally deliver 30A at 240V, so charge at 24A. I could make one, and they have them for sale on Amazon. Yes, I know the setup is not to code/"legal", and one could touch a hot plug. That's not my question. Has...
  29. Sphinxhunter

    Octopus Go - Specific Charging Time

    Apologies if this has been answered already but I'm finding it so difficult :/ Switch to Octopus Go (finally) I want my car to charge between 00.30 and 4.30am every day and not charge outside these times unless specified. (I don't use much energy and the 4.5 hours a night charging will be more...
  30. Kee_Chain

    Tesla Mobile App for Charging

    Hello everyone, I have a quick question for the charging numbers on the Tesla Mobile IOS App. I have noticed many times the app will say 0 mi/hr but after closing the app 3/4 times, then it will display the proper mi/hr that is displayed in the car's center screen. My current set up is using...
  31. DirectorDisch

    Charge port issue

    Good Afternoon, I picked up my '21 Model 3 Extended Range AWD last Friday. Up until today, I've used the Superchargers up the road from me, as well as my Mobile Charger at my house with no issues. Today I went to the Supercharger, and the plug wouldn't lock into the car. It just kind of...
  32. kishkaru

    Surviving Yosemite in Winter Without Charging

    I'm planning on taking a trip to Yosemite National Park next weekend for the long holiday weekend. The trip is 3 days / 3 nights. Temperatures will be in the 20's and 30's, with high chance of rain and snow. The hotel I booked inside the park does not have a level 2 charging station (or even a...
  33. J

    What should a generic charging station look like?

    I have been reading recently of President Biden's aim of getting 500,000 EV charging stations installed across the US. I got to thinking about some of the ramifications of having such a network. Just off the top of my head, here are a few considerations that I was thinking about--I'd love to...
  34. B

    Charging port

    Charging port door does not open when charger button is pushed unless I wake Tesla with app or by opening a door. Anybody else??
  35. Y

    120V vs 240V for Battery Health?

    Hey folks, I just got my SR+ and I have both a 14-50 (240volt) plug and 120V plug available. I've got the adapters for both on the mobile connecter. My new 3 only runs up to 32 amps so I've got it setup on a 40amp breaker and seems to be running fine. My question is about long term batter...
  36. tpedwards

    Charging stopped red ring on mobile connector

    My 2015 P85D (transformed to a P90D with replacement battery Jan. 2020) was charging on the mobile connector at 110V and stopped suddenly in the middle of the night. It had the red ring on the car and red indicator. When unplugging and replugging, I get the behavior of a little dance of red ring...
  37. V

    Throttled supercharger speeds

    Just wondering if anyone has successfully gotten tesla to remove the supercharging speed limiter?
  38. E

    Purchasing used M3

    I’m pulling the plug and purchasing a Model 3! Before I do so, how does the current owner check the range of the car? Is the only way to charge to 100%? Once I purchase and remove their phone from the list of keys, would they still be able to track the location of the car? Any way to...
  39. vespax

    Denver Airport Parking

    Greetings from Grand Junction, CO. For reasons too exhausting to explain, I have decided to drive to DIA and park my MX 100D for 9 days while on vacation. I need a vacation from the planning of this vacation... I thought I read somewhere that the long term parking at DIA might have charging...
  40. MrWattson

    MY Charging Stops

    While I await my home charger to be installed, I am doing the slow charge on 110v. I have only had the MY a few days but I noticed after charging a while I get a notification that 'charging stopped at X%" - which is well below the target charge. I cannot restart charging from my phone when this...
  41. R

    Extension cord (gauge) for charging M-Y

    I would need an extension cord to charge my MY for a few months. what is the best gauge recommended for a 50' feet extension cord? 12/3 or 10/3? Both are rated for 15amps.
  42. adayley

    RV parks filling the charging gaps?

    I’m finding areas in Arizona that would be a great drive but charging stops are out of the way. It would make a day drive into a long day drive. Is RV Parky app a good enough way to find places to charge? Seems like RV parks are missing out on a revenue source. If an RV park knows it is in a...
  43. skyline

    Vendor Skyline Model 3/Y USB Hub & Console Insert

    We are proud to release yet another unique and innovative product – the Skyline Console Insert with USB Hub! This fits all Model 3 and Model Y vehicles with the first generation console (all cars until the upcoming interior refresh). The insert is offered in two configurations to meet your...
  44. T

    120V charging options

    Hey there - I live in a rental house and have been getting by with charging from a regular 120v outlet in my garage at 12 amps. Now that colder weather is coming (and the garage is not insulated), I’m wondering if there are any simple upgrades available to me. Since we don’t own the house, we...
  45. G

    BMS Drift - does it really matter?

    So I have seen numerous posts about range decreasing and the wonky BMS, but no one has actually addressed the problem with that. Of course, that's assuming you don't have a faulty battery. I feel like in those cases you'd be able to tell pretty easily. Does having a BMS that's drifted cause...
  46. B

    Car charges beyond set limit

    My Model 3 occasionally continues charging well beyond the limit that I've set. See the image below as an example. Does anyone know what would cause this to occur?
  47. rokitnerd

    14-50 Outdoor Install

    Just finished installing NEMA 14-50 outdoor receptacle for charging in anticipation of my Model Y delivery. You can save a lot of money doing this yourself if your particular situation isn’t too complicated and you are confident in basic electrical skills. Worst part is dealing with the...
  48. H

    Autostrada del Sole - From Munich to southern Italy, 1,036 km in a Tesla Model 3 Standard Range Plus

    A travel report for Tesla drivers
  49. G

    NEMA 14 - 50 or Wall charger

    I got a MX and now trying to figure out the home charging. I am using MX for regular commute. Currently with Covid, my usage is minimal. I am trying to decide between getting a NEMA 14 - 50 outlet and using the mobile charger vs having a wall charger (Gen 3). Talking with the electrician, he...
  50. S

    Charge Rate Reduced - Model 3 SR+

    Hello all, I have been charging my M3 at home for the since it was new on a HPWC for the last 16 months. The HPWC is on a 40am breaker that was installed into a new home. I've never had a charging issue and i always set the "depart time" in the charging settings and the car is always...

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