I was just about to make a new thread. I'm glad I found this one. Same thing happens to me, but it seems to be random. Sometimes at SCs, sometimes home charging... the port closes .25-.5 second after detaching. I barely cleared it this morning.
Oh, pressing the door handle to wake the car (Model 3) is definitely a thing. If your phone's presence doesn't wake the car, you can press the J1772 button as long as you like and NOTHING will happen. Pushing the door handle in will wake it immediately (as long as you push it in far enough...obviously opening the door is far enough )
I dunno, I just tried it in case maybe I was crazy. Obviously when the car is locked no amount of pushing/jiggling can get the charge port door open, but I tested it to be sure. It does wake up when the door handle is pulled (audible contactors) but it doesn't do anything more.
When unlocked and awake, the charge port opens with a tap of course.
But when unlocked and asleep, no amount of banging on the charge port will open it and no amount of pulling the rear door handle will wake the car until the door actually opens.
And yes, the J1772 button wakes the car. I do this almost daily. Obviously it doesn't wake the car for charging like the Tesla charger button, but it absolutely wakes it for disconnecting, whether it's actively charging or not.
I suspect your ritual of jiggling the door handle and pressing the J1772 button could be simplified by simply pressing the J1772 and waiting a second.
I am new to Tesla, I just got the model 3 long range not too long ago, I have a question about the charging port door. Do you guys find the port door closes too quickly after you unplug the charger? I am using the 32A 240V Mobile Charger on 14-50, here are 3 cases I tested:
Case A: After the charging is completed and my car is LOCKED.
(A1): I used the app to Open the charging port door and then
(A2): Unlocked the charging port
Result: When I pulled the charger out, the charging door closed SO QUICKLY, like within 0.5 seconds. If I do it slowly, it actually hit the charger.
Case B: After the charging is completed and my car is LOCKED.
(B1): I used the app to UNLOCK the CAR DOORS, and
(B2): Opened the charging port door, then
(B3): Unlocked the charging port
Result: This time, when I pulled the charger out, the charging port door stayed open for 10 seconds, and then automatically closed by itself.
Case C: After the charging is completed and my car is LOCKED.
(C1): I walked to the driver door with my phone and unlock the door physically, door remain open.
(C2): I used the app to Open the charging port door, then
(C3): Unlocked the charging port
Result: When I pulled the charger out, the charging door closed SO QUICKLY again similar to case #A which is annoying.
Do you guys experience the same? Wondering why can't the charging port door always has a delay like Case B? I can't seem to find a setting on this. I have updated to the latest firmware 2021.44.25.2 and the behavior is the same for older firmware I had before. Any insight would be appreciated. Thanks!
What I do is unlock the charging port with the app then pull the connector+adapter out once the Tesla symbol is WHITE. I do not click the connector button or else it deactivates the power physically from the EVSE and also disengages the adapter...leaving the adapter in the vehicle port.
You don't need to use the app, just click/release the J1772 button to wake the car and unlock the charge port. Then pull the whole shebang out with one hand and click it again to release your adapter from the charge handle.
Well! I know that it used to be that way, but they must have fixed it at some point. I purposely set up the situation yesterday morning and pressed the button and held it. Just as I was about to give up and say, "Yup, it's still broken" the car wakes and releases the adapter. I didn't time it, but it might have been as long as 10 seconds. That's too long, but now that I know it will release, I can wait it out.
Interesting that yours takes 10 seconds to wake, mine usually takes ~1 second to wake from a public J1772 saved as a non-sentry favorite. Sometimes it takes a little longer but never more than a few seconds. My car struggles to detect my iPhone13 near the rear bumper - could that be the cause of your 10 second delay?