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2013 Model S 85 High Voltage Battery Failure | Replacement recommendations?

Thanks. I hope they don't lock your 1014116-00-C since you are paying for it.
I hope so, too. If they do, I'll contact them for sure, and I think after all my communication with them in the last 2 months, they'll expect it ;)

I keep monitoring actual usable pack capacity by tracking and comparing charged and discharged kWh, divided by the SOC-difference, both for super- and homecharging. Even assuming 100% charging efficiency and no losses to cooling etc. while charging, my REMAN pack that died after 2 months only had about 70 kWh usable from the get-to, far less than the promised approx. 77 kWh for a nominal 85 kWh pack.

My original pack that died in May still had had 66-67 kWh until it failed, after around 169k miles and 9.5 years (12/9/2012 MS P85).
 
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How long did it take for them to upgrade the configuration? I’m currently waiting for mine to upgrade and I’m really impatient haha.
It was pretty quick actually, I messaged and asked, they said they'll do it once the invoice is fully paid. After payment, they did it at the Service Center within a couple of hours. Sorry for the late reply, seems I am not getting notifications and hadn't been on here in over a week.
 
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It was pretty quick actually, I messaged and asked, they said they'll do it once the invoice is fully paid. After payment, they did it at the Service Center within a couple of hours. Sorry for the late reply, seems I am not getting notifications and hadn't been on here in over a week.
No worries, I think the day after I asked you they updated my car :)
 
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Please share any experiences with your HV battery replacement out of warranty- appreciate it. Going to decide after official estimate from Tesla whether to go that route or ship the car to 057 and figure out something while it's being serviced.
This just happened to me last week. While on the road, my 2013 P85 gave an error about needing service, then got progressively more strident. "You may not be able to start once you've stopped," "Critical low voltage," then, once I'd pulled over, "Systems shutting down." Towed to SC, and after a few days of looking, diagnosed coolant tube failure and a flooded battery. "When we opened the umbrella vents, water poured out." Out of warranty about a year and a half. I'm considering my options this weekend, but likely to go ahead with the remanufactured battery. Car seems literally worthless without it, and I do like the 4-year warranty, and yeah: love the car and the free super-charging (kind of ridiculous in the scheme of things, but still).
 
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