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mobile connector adapter fault

Discussion in 'Model 3: Battery & Charging' started by Leng Y, Dec 29, 2019.

  1. Leng Y

    Leng Y New Member

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    My model 3 screen shows the following message: "Mobile Connector adapter fault, maximum charge rate reduced" I am not quite sure the meaning of the message. My car is only 8 months old! Has anyone met the same problem? If so, what is the solution?
     
  2. WilliamG

    WilliamG Active Member

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    Sounds like a fault... with the mobile connector adapter. :confused:

    Do you have a friend with a Tesla whose mobile connector you can try? Or pop to your nearest showroom/service center and try one there. I’m guessing you can figure out whether it’s the car or charger very quickly.
     
  3. CapnLoki

    CapnLoki Member

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    I had a 6-20 adapter fault just like that - the charge rate was limited to 8 amps. Using a spare, I verified that the fault was in the adapter and went to the service where they did a quick swap.
     

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