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Has anyone received a replacement 14-50 in the mail?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by PhilBa, Feb 7, 2014.

  1. PhilBa

    PhilBa Active Member

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    The articles from a couple weeks ago made it sound like a fait acomplii yet I haven't seen anything. I appreciate Tesla putting the issue behind it in the public eye but I would like see some actual follow through.
     
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    Nothing here. Must be still working on it.
     
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    I did not receive one in the mail, but they replaced my UMC when I had the car in for service this week and the one that they gave me came with the "green dot" new 14-50 adapter. Other than the dot, externally it appears indistinguishable from the old one.
     
  5. JPP

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    JST--can you post the full part number from your green dot adapter? Is there a letter A, B or other as the last character?

    Thx.
     
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    I emailed ownership about this and was told that their distribution plan was not in place yet. Supposedly some announcement was coming "in the coming days". Of course, this was a few weeks ago. . .
     
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    No...I'd rather get v6.0 first! :love:
     
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    I just charge at 35w and don't worry about getting a new plug. This is an extraordinary cost for TMC to address a problem that was not created by TMC, it was a homeowner whose wiring wasn't adequate. I wish I could opt out of getting one and save the company a few bucks.
     
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    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Folks, we don't need to clutter the threads with a whole bunch of repetitive "I didn't get xyz yet"...

    Thanks.
     
  12. JST

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    Here you go. use2azyj.jpg

    I apologize because in this pic you can't actually see the green dot, which is just to the right of the top pin.
     
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    I talked with someone at my service center today, and they mentioned that while there are "updated" 14-50 adapters floating out there (including one I just got with the green dot), that the version with the new sensor/fuse is not yet available. No update on the timeline either.
     
  14. 100thMonkey

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    I sure hope it's a switch not a fuse! I hate to think of what might happen at some RV park in the middle of nowhere when your only fast charging plug blows a non-user replaceable fuse!
     
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    Just keep your old adapter with you as a spare in case that ever happens.
     
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    Thermal fuses self reset once they cool down.
     
  17. JPP

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    Yours is a -B, and I think that the -A and -B are the old versions.
     
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    I see the molding indicates January 2014 manufacture.
     
  19. brianman

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    My (2nd or later edition) 14-50 adapter, manufactured 04/2013, has the same part number.
     
  20. Discoducky

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    Got mine today, it is currently charging Belle! No issues, just plug-n-play.
     

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