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Do you leave the mobile charger plugged in?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Battery & Charging' started by PVEaglesFan, Dec 28, 2019.

  1. PVEaglesFan

    PVEaglesFan Member

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    New owner, obviously.

    I am charging at home using the mobile connector and 12.0 house current. May get 240 installed later.

    When not charging can I just leave the mobile connector plugged in? I think it is still lit so I could unplug from the wall.

    Do I need the mobile connector in normal use?

    Thanks
     
  2. ucmndd

    ucmndd Well-Known Member

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    Leave it plugged in. There’s very rarely any reason to take it with you.
     
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  3. pdx_m3s

    pdx_m3s Active Member

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    Leave it plugged in. I don’t think I’ve ever unplugged mine.
     
  4. David99

    David99 Active Member

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    Had mine plugged in for almost 6 years. No issues at all. Same as I don't unplug my TV or XBox or lamps, computers or anything else that I plugged into the grid. I did have to fix both pins on my charge port, though.
     
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