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Model 3 Rear Drive Unit Failed?

Discussion in 'Model 3' started by DrLegoHair, Feb 17, 2018.

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  1. TESURA

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    Any up date? I just sent my car on a flatbed for the same issue. Was told that they don’t provide loaners any longer and received Uber vouchers
     
  2. BestHand

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    This is really unbelievable. I could not imagine that Tesla could give such advice: it is a Tesla, not an ICE car where alternator charges the battery only if you driving. Tesla HV inverter charges 12V battery whenever voltage drops to some level. Because of that, Tesla can drive even with faulty 12V battery while inverter works. You will receive the warning message but car will drive and function fine unless HV battery died.
     

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