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Charging reduced - Overheat detected at wall connector error TM3 SR+

yakpsyche

New Member
Jun 24, 2021
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Yakima, WA
I live in Eastern Washington and plugged into my wall connector to recharge. When I came out to the car, which is in the garage, 3 hours later I saw a notice on the dash saying that the wall connector was hot and the charging rate had dropped. I looked at the connector and there was a red light showing in addition to the usual green display. The thermometer in the garage showed 100 degrees. The cable from the connector to the car was hot to the touch. Wanting to avoid problems I immediately turned off charging, thinking I'd resume at night when it got cooler. What I"m wondering about is if there is an automatic overheating disconnect. In other words, will it shut itself off if it gets too hot? Anybody know?
 

brulaz

Member
Feb 4, 2021
100
29
Ontario Canada
The manual for the UMC lists 5 different issues depending upon how many flashes the red light was making.
If only one flash it recommends finding a cooler place to charge.
I found the manual somewhere online.
 

Gasaraki

Active Member
Oct 21, 2019
1,998
1,249
Syracuse, NY
I live in Eastern Washington and plugged into my wall connector to recharge. When I came out to the car, which is in the garage, 3 hours later I saw a notice on the dash saying that the wall connector was hot and the charging rate had dropped. I looked at the connector and there was a red light showing in addition to the usual green display. The thermometer in the garage showed 100 degrees. The cable from the connector to the car was hot to the touch. Wanting to avoid problems I immediately turned off charging, thinking I'd resume at night when it got cooler. What I"m wondering about is if there is an automatic overheating disconnect. In other words, will it shut itself off if it gets too hot? Anybody know?
It will slow the charging to a crawl, which would not generate much heat at all. So yes?
 

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