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HPWC

Discussion in 'Canada' started by Jgdixon, Apr 13, 2013.

  1. Jgdixon

    Jgdixon Member

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    Just got an email notifying me that mine has been shipped via FedEx!
    Tracking shows it due to arrive on April 16, I'll keep eveyone informed.
    Last due item is just my parcel shelf now.
     
  2. 100thMonkey

    100thMonkey Member

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    we got ours yesterday! not sure if it's got the new fuse...
     
  3. LazMan

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    Mine was installed on Friday. I have version 4.3 which is currently giving me a warning not to charge using more than 60amps. What happens if I override this? If the fuse in the HPWC trips, does it need to be reset?
     
  4. Lloyd

    Lloyd Active Member

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    It needs to be replaced. They are about $45 each.
     
  5. TurboFroggy

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    Just got our HPWC on Friday.
     
  6. zax123

    zax123 CDN Model S P308

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    Woohoo! Just received mine at work. I'll be installing it tonight!
     
  7. Prime Mover

    Prime Mover R Sport #1029; S #2117

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    Mine arrived today, too.
     
  8. dj905

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    Mine arrived too!
     
  9. zax123

    zax123 CDN Model S P308

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    I've installed mine and it's working perfectly except that my car warned me not to charge at more than 60 amps with a non-upgraded HPWC. I wonder how they plan to "upgrade" them...

    Sent from my Transformer using Tapatalk 2
     
  10. Jgdixon

    Jgdixon Member

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    Just installed mine but no message on the screen about 60 amps. The car did select 60 though.
     

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  11. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Right. It will give you the warning if you try to dial it up to 80.
     
  12. Mayhemm

    Mayhemm Model S P85+ "Lola"

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    New to the HPWC thing. Few questions after the first couple pages:

    1) What's the difference between a new/old fuse?
    2) Why would the HPWC be warning you about charging at 60/80A? I though it was rated for 80A?
    3) Why would it blow a $45 fuse? Are some HPWCs defective, or does this only occur if they are improperly installed?
    4) Is there another thread where all this has already been explained?
     
  13. notailpipe2112

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    I got mine last week, installed it right away, pass ESA inspection the next day. I'll be sending my Ontario charger rebate request in today.

    The one part I messed up is not reading the fine print that says that they cost of wiring/conduit/breaker is only part of the rebate amount if you have a certified electrician do the work. I did the work myself. Although I think I did read that on these forums in the past, I guess I didn't get it. Now I get it! No biggie through as you can only get $1,000 back maximum and with the cost of the HPWC, taxes, inspection, I'm already in line to get $750-ish back.

    It's very handy to have a dedicated charger in the garage with a clean, neat and long cable. I think over time it will pay for itself in simplifying my life.
     
  14. Mayhemm

    Mayhemm Model S P85+ "Lola"

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