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40 min Supercharge took over 2 hours...

Discussion in 'Model S' started by DanL50, Jun 11, 2018.

  1. DanL50

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    Stopped for an indicated 40 min SC. Put the seat back and listened to music to kill the time and woke up over two hours later. The charge was on-time, I wasn't.
    Would be nice to have an alarm clock function to signal end of charge...maybe just a few beeps.
     
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  2. Tdriver

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    How about your phone?
     
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  3. Langhorne

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    I don't supercharge a whole lot, but I think you do get a notification on your phone 15 minutes before it completes (i know...its not an alarm) I wonder if you get hit with the fee for staying too long.
     
  4. CUBldr97

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    Was 40 minutes to "full" or what you needed to get to next stop? and your tesla app does send you text saying either "you have enough to continue" or "charge is almost done".... SOund slike though the Driver needed to SC..:)
     
  5. ewoodrick

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    Sounds like the Supercharger just saved you a lot of money and grief!
    A 2 hour nap is an indication that your driving alertness may not have been optimal. Luckily you didn't nap while on the road with the autopilot enabled.

    Aside from the notification of charging complete, as others have indicated, a simple alarm may have been something to set on your phone.
     
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  6. TexasEV

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    It’s not Tesla’s job to wake you up from your nap. They have enough to do.
     
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  7. rpo

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    The thunk when the charger disconnects at the end of the charge cycle would wake me up every time. I can hear it inside my house when the car is charging in the driveway.
     
  8. jeffpaul

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    Man, talk about a misleading title for a post...

    If you have the app set up, it can be configured to send you notifications when your car is close to being done and completely done supercharging.
     
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  9. philgrocks

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    You clearly needed the sleep. Next time set an alarm on your smart phone.
     
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    Darn, now I need a nap.
     
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  11. tpham07

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    man Tesla owners will find anything to complain about these days
     
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  12. DanL50

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    No complaint...just a thought for yet another convenient feature in addition to many already provided.
    BTW, SC 5 min from home...not on trip driving tired.
     
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    Ah, so you’re a local charging at SC.....
     
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  14. Doanster1

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    Can you say.... THROTTLE?!?! :cool:

    Never understood local SuC’ing as it still takes time. I’d rather charge overnight while I’m sleeping vs driving and sitting/napping, even for half an hour.
     
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  15. DanL50

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    Wow, so many wrong assumptions...what a friendly forum.
    The SC here is a remote location 8 unit at a resort hotel. I have seen only two other Tesla's at it in the whole month I have been here. I have charged there a total of 3 times. So throttle me, I guess.
    Still waiting for hard to get local electrician to connect a 14-50 in the garage. Listening to music while charging is some relaxation/down time for me on trips into town.
    My OP was bad. Sorry, simply should have used the last sentence.
     
  16. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

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    ^^ I learned to use reminders. They allow me freedom to forget stuff.
     
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    ItsNotAboutTheMoney Well-Known Member

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    Key tip from a TED Talk I watched: make your point and then explain your reasoning.

    How to speak so that people want to listen
     
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  18. CinRedMan

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    My AppleWatch and Phone both display an alert when there is enough charge to continue AND when the car is fully charged.
     
  19. heinzcatsoup

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    wow that is a very misleading title HAHAHA. pretty sure everyone that clicked thought your supercharging capabilities were throttled or something
     
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  20. pinball_player

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    That only happens with A/C charging. There is no clunk with Super Charging.

    Also if you are hearing a clunk it is because the charger is mounted on a inside wall that is reverberating into the house.
     

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