TMC is an independent, primarily volunteer organization that relies on ad revenue to cover its operating costs. Please consider whitelisting TMC on your ad blocker or making a Paypal contribution here: paypal.me/SupportTMC

Dash behavior while charging?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by scaesare, May 28, 2013.

  1. scaesare

    scaesare Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2013
    Messages:
    3,940
    Location:
    NoVA
    Charged with my HPWC for the first time last night. Set scheduled charging to begin at 11pm.

    Went out at about 11:30 and see car is charging, and dash display is on, and indicating charge. Go out again an hour later, and dash still on. Car is locked, with fob not nearby.

    This morning with charge complete, dash is back off.

    This strikes me as different behavior than when i was charging with my UMC for the last few days since I picked up the car on Friday evening.

    Is this a HPWC or scheduled charging behavior... or is this an anomoly?
     
  2. FlasherZ

    FlasherZ Sig Model S + Sig Model X + Model 3 Resv

    Joined:
    Jun 21, 2012
    Messages:
    7,019
    Now that you mention it, it briefly crossed my mind after my HPWC was installed. Since the HPWC doesn't have a difference in pilot signals from a J1772, I'm wondering if it's a special condition at > 50A or a change in later software versions... perhaps get your UMC out and see what happens?
     
  3. scaesare

    scaesare Active Member

    Joined:
    Mar 14, 2013
    Messages:
    3,940
    Location:
    NoVA
    But that requires EFFORT! It's much easier to just post here and have you all spoon feed me!

    Yeah.. I have a mental note to check the next time I'm umbilicaled via UMC... I'll report back.
     
  4. RodF

    RodF Member

    Joined:
    Dec 28, 2012
    Messages:
    330
    Location:
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    My dash stays on after charging is complete. Stays on all night. Fob not in range. Is this normal?
     
  5. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2012
    Messages:
    12,764
    Location:
    Texas
    Mine shuts off as soon as the door is locked (4.4).
     
  6. Babylonfive

    Babylonfive Power12

    Joined:
    Feb 3, 2011
    Messages:
    721
    Location:
    Cedar Park (Austin), Texas
    I think that quite a few things about charging status changed in conjunction with shore power mode - not all were required or ideal <ahem>

    D
     
  7. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

    Joined:
    Nov 29, 2012
    Messages:
    1,692
    Location:
    Batesville, IN
    LOL. Glad to see you have a sense of humor about it Dave. I'm still hoping that a future upgrade will put the original Power 12 back in action!
     

Share This Page