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My house shows up on buddies tesla

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Jeffruby, Aug 5, 2014.

  1. Jeffruby

    Jeffruby Member

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    So my buddy and I both have model s. On my screen I see the greyed charge icon (in my car). I thought it was because I have charged it there.

    My buddies car, never had been charged at my house, has same grey icon over my house! How is that possible.

    I can't see his house from my car.
     
  2. markb1

    markb1 Active Member

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    How close are your houses? I have a bunch of charging markers in the vicinity of my house, apparently because the software chooses to record them regardless of the precision of the GPS fix.
     
  3. AEdennis

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    Was his car a loaner purchase? If so, until recent firmware, loaners automatically added folks' homes to the "charged here" flag.
     
  4. Jeffruby

    Jeffruby Member

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    We live 10 miles apart?
     
  5. Doug_G

    Doug_G Lead Moderator

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    Are you sure he never once plugged in at your house, even for a matter of seconds? That's all it takes.

    Also try tapping on the icon - it should give you an approximate address. See if it's the same as yours.
     
  6. Jeffruby

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    It gives an address that doesn't exist. Only 12 houses on my road, but it shows as house #25
     
  7. AEdennis

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    The GPS approximates the address based on where it charges. I have outlets from one side of my house to another and depending on which one I use, the address shows up with a ten digit swing in the addresses.
     
  8. Steph_S

    Steph_S CAN #312 VIN P06173

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    You can delete the charging location by tapping on the "places" button, and deleting the appropriate visited charging point.
     
  9. Jeffruby

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    But how is it on my friends Tesla
     
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    His friend is actually sneaking over and using his electricity when he's not looking. The charge icon gave it away! :wink:
     
  11. markb1

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    This is very strange. You should probably report this to Tesla.
     
  12. NigelM

    NigelM Recovering Member

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    Ummm, ask your wife? :eek:
     
  13. ItsNotAboutTheMoney

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    PlugShare?
     
  14. Jeffruby

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    that was my first though. would make a good twist in a who-done-it novel...
     
  16. Johan

    Johan Took a TSLA bear test. Came back negative.

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    Classic thread! Your friend is not only doing house calls while you're working, he is charging in your garage in the mean time. Sneaky.

    Keep us posted
     
  17. Jeffruby

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    Or charging my wife as someone else said. Hahaha.
     

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