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Can hight voltage battery die at all?

Discussion in 'Model X: Battery & Charging' started by onlykode, Jul 29, 2018.

  1. onlykode

    onlykode New Member

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    Hello guys! I'm looking for used Tesla model X from a salvage auction, and I'm pretty worried about fact that cars staying unplugged for 4-8 month. So there is a questions, can (!) hight voltage(main, not 12V) battery completely die for staying unplugged for half of year?

    Searching for this question, I found this thread:
    Tesla

    So, looks like unplugged Tesla for 5 moth didn't bricking it, and it will be just charging much longer? :)

    Thank you for your help!!!
     
  2. DCGOO

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    It probably depends on why the car was "salvaged" if it was crashed and totaled, I am reasonably confident Tesla will not support it going forward. You need Tesla support if you are actually going to drive it.
     
  3. onlykode

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    Hello and thank you for your reply! Car was salvage in case of collision (Front end) :)
    It doesn't damaged any battery or engine parts.
    Also I don't plan to have any contacts/warranty/help from Tesla as a company
    (just because country where I'm from doesn't have official tesla service at all, and this FINE for me)

    The main question: Can MAIN battery become a brick for just staying unplugged for a year? :)
    Google doesn't have any story with this case, so I decide to ask

    Sorry for my english, I can't edit my first post :(
     
  4. DCGOO

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    You still need parts and software. I think that will be quite difficult on a car with no support. Yes, the battery very well could be dead because it has not been charged for year.
     

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