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ChargePoint charging station

I charged my model 3 at a charge point charging station. The 1st day everything went good. 2 days later the Charge Point station would not charge my model 3. it kept saying waiting for ev vehicle. called Charge Point and they said that because I had to use the manual release to remove the adaptor that I had to have the manual release latch adjusted. I went to a.
Tesla supercharger and everything went great. Anybody had similar problems and what did you do to correct it?
Although my experience with third party fee-charging stations is limited, I have been unsuccessful charging at them about half the time. Usually the stations just won't start charging, and give little diagnostic help.

Having done two cross country trips in my Model 3, I've visited dozens of Supercharger stations, and only experience a couple "non-working" stations, and then I was able to simply move to the next station at the location and charge with no problem.


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Supporting Member
Apr 4, 2019
San Diego
I charge at all other level 2 stations every once in a while since used to have a Nissan Leaf and a Volts way back so I kept those accounts open, the adapter has to snap right into the handle meaning the latch has to be forced down over the notch and down... only then it will work. Same with a level 3 Charger.


Active Member
Dec 23, 2018
Encino, CA
The only time I had a problem charging at a Chargepoint station was with a station located in an underground garage. I think it had to do with a problem with either the Tesla or my Tesla app not getting a good internet signal. Was the station you had problems with located outside or in an underground parking structure? Could this have been a factor?

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