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Another charging routine question

Discussion in 'Model 3: Battery & Charging' started by BlueWRXPride, Sep 4, 2018.

  1. BlueWRXPride

    BlueWRXPride Member

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    I know that there are other charging routine questions, but I wasn't sure if my situation is unique at all. I have a 14-50 NEMA plug in my garage, but I can also charge at work. At work, they just charge me a flat rate of $12/month regardless of what I consume. I have the charge limit set to around 75% now. Given my and my wife's driving, I could easily charge it up on Monday, have her drive it Tues, Wed, and Thurs, and then I can charge it back up on Friday. Due to the flat rate, I have no motivation to plug in at home unless I have some trip coming up. But am I going to be getting more degradation from doing this? I've read the manual, and I know that a plugged in Tesla is a happy Tesla. But to save the most costs, I'd rather not plug in at home...really ever at all.
     
  2. Cosmacelf

    Cosmacelf Well-Known Member

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    You won’t be harming the battery doing what you're suggesting. Leaving a Tesla unplugged for a few nights is fine. And if you feel you need more range mid week, you can always plug in at home.
     

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