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going out of town

jgohar

Member
Dec 12, 2017
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Southern California
Hi All,
I am going out of town for two weeks. Do I leave the car plugged in at a lower (50%) cap? Do I leave it unplugged? Does it really even matter? Still new to the Tesla world, and trying to figure it all hep. All input is appreciated. Thank you!!
 

brkaus

Well-Known Member
Jul 8, 2014
7,744
6,276
Austin, TX
My strategy is to leave it plugged in. Set to 80% or less.

Exception - if severe storms are forecast in the area. Then I charge to 90% and leave it unplugged.
 

brkaus

Well-Known Member
Jul 8, 2014
7,744
6,276
Austin, TX
Is the reasoning for the storms related to electrical issues that may arise?

Yes, electrical power spikes. We occasionally have big storms here. I know risk is low, but why take the risk?

Car is safe in the garage from other storm effects.
 

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