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How low will SOC get on a plugged in MS before recharging?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by Al Sherman, Jul 5, 2014.

  1. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

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    I'm plugged into standard household current at an airport for 3 weeks. Set the slider at 60%. Visible Tesla still shows a 12 amp pilot current. The pack is down to 55%. How low will it go before it charges back to 60%?
     
  2. gg_got_a_tesla

    gg_got_a_tesla Model S: VIN P65513, Model 3 Res Holder

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    I thought it wakes up every 24 hours or so and tops off. But, my car lost about 7 miles to vampire load in 53 hours sitting at SFO and hadn't topped off when I checked.
     
  3. islandbayy

    islandbayy Active Member

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    mine forced charging at charge now over riding the charge timer. as for leaving the car sit stored, tops off to the selected percent every 24hrs
     
  4. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    Are you able to connect with your phone? If you don't have a smart phone could download visible Tesla and use your My Tesla log in to charge your car. Since you are plugged in you shouldn't have any issues.
     
  5. Al Sherman

    Al Sherman It's about THIS car.

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    Yes, I can force it to charge. Just wondering if there's a set time period, or percentage that the car will do it on its own.
     
  6. dsm363

    dsm363 Roadster + Sig Model S

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    I see. Sorry, read right over your mention of Visible Tesla in the first post.

    I had thought it checked every 24 hours as well. Since connected to a slow power source just be sure to give yourself a day or more to charge back up depending on how far you have to drive. Have a great vacation.
     

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