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Lose 2 Miles of range overnight?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by FloridaGary, Dec 27, 2015.

  1. FloridaGary

    FloridaGary Member

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    New Model S owner and I noticed the miles of range drops 2 miles every night. What is drawing energy overnight? It's not something I'm concerned about, just wondering. We've had 85 degree temps in Florida and thought that energy is being used to cool the battery?
     
  2. BertL

    BertL Active Member

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    Pretty normal, and just the same as mine. MS is still keeping tabs on battery condition, keeps some antenna on in case your FOB comes near, and wakes up occasionally for other things, including ability for you or Tesla to reach it if you e.g use the Tesla App from your smartphone. Don't worry with it. If you want more info on this, do some searches on "Energy Saving", "Vampire Loss"... Many other threads on settings and this subject, but with your 24-hr drain, you likely have optimum settings already in place. Enjoy that MS!
     
  3. eye.surgeon

    eye.surgeon Active Member

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    Normal. leave it plugged in overnight.
     
  4. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    It also charges the 12V battery when it wakes up. Like Bert says, it's perfectly normal.
     
  5. dirkhh

    dirkhh Middle-aged Member

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    Even plugged in I lose about that much over night. It will finish charging at, say 11pm, with 225 miles, when I get in in the morning it will have 222 or 221.
     
  6. Btrflyl8e

    Btrflyl8e Supporting Member

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    Yup, totally normal. I sometimes hit it when it's around 4 miles down. I just set it to scheduled charging so it finishes just before I normally leave.
     
  7. FloridaGary

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    Thanks everyone for your responses.
     
  8. eye.surgeon

    eye.surgeon Active Member

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    Switch to percentage view rather than miles view.
     
  9. GasKilla

    GasKilla No Gas Know Peace

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    Where is that setting?
     
  10. jerry33

    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Controls-->Settings-->Units
    I've found the miles far more helpful than percentage though.
     
  11. GasKilla

    GasKilla No Gas Know Peace

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    thanks. It'd be great if you could display both
     
  12. MorrisonHiker

    MorrisonHiker S 90D 2018.42.2

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    Yeah...or perhaps one tap of the touchscreen to toggle between the two. Bjorn has it down when switching between the two but it seems like a lot of extra clicks just to toggle between the two numbers!
     

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