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Odd Shutdown of Car overnight

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by johnkelner, Jun 13, 2017.

  1. johnkelner

    johnkelner Member

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    #1 johnkelner, Jun 13, 2017
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    I pulled in to the garage, it was connected to WiFi and plugged it as usual. I didn't notice anything odd last night.

    This morning, I walked to the car, the door handles presented themselves, but both displays were black. Off. That was odd. I sat in the seat. Still BLACK. I pressed the brake, still off.

    I have my car set to stay connected at all times since I am plugged it when home.

    I tried the double scroll wheel press - no response. I was about to panic when I remembered the above the scroll wheel double press. I am not sure it that did the trick or if my anxiety did something, but the driver display came on and said something like "Please wait while powering up". The center console had a T on it for 30-45 seconds until it came back to life then all was normal.

    I should add that like another post here, NAV had to reinitialize too.

    Anyone have any idea what caused this?

    Thanks.
     
  2. Snerruc

    Snerruc Member

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    My car will do that about once a week if on energy saving. I just wait for it to come up on it's own. I just don't use energy saving unless leaving the car not plugged in
     
  3. fsch

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    Similar problem here, for a second time within a couple of weeks, so I suspect a bug introduced in a recent update. Also not on saving mode, and checkmark "allways connected" checked.

    The additional consequence is that I programmed the car to start charging at 1am so the battery is warm when I leave at -11C this morning, but because of this shutdown, it didn't start charging so I'm stuck with 50km of range and a cold battery. (The car was connected all night to the UMC.)

    I rebooted since it happened a week ago so it does not appear to be the solution.

    Anyone else with this problem recently?
     
  4. c schlicht

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    Hello

    The same happened to me twice lately. Once around Christmas and also today. This morning I got in the car which was plugged for the night and programmed to charge at midnight to discover that the charge did not happen and had to wait around 1 minute for the whole system to power up.

    This is annoying as I rely for the car to be charged in the morning. Had to go extra to a supercharger before going to work and lost 30mins for nothing.

    I hope they fix the issue soon
     
  5. Shateam

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    Interesting. This started happening to me recently too. In 12 months of ownership, I've never had to do the "scroll wheels" reset. In the past week alone, I've had to do it twice. In both instances, got in the car and both screens were blank.

    I've always had Energy Savings "On" and Always Connected 'unchecked'
     
  6. fsch

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    I my case, it did not happen again since the beginning of December. There has been a couple of updates in the mean time. Not sure if it's related. Keep finger crossed.
     
  7. sharpgator

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    I’ve had the same problem. I discovered it because I happened to check to see if my scheduled charge had started and it had not. That was the first time. Last night, it happened again but this time, the car was actively charging when the car went into this “deep sleep”. I did determine that the car continued to charge but was very difficult to awaken.
     
  8. Hugh Mannity

    Hugh Mannity Mediocre Member

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    did you guys send notes off to Tesla about these ? Helps to ensure they are aware if there are bugs in the wild.
     

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