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Plugged or unplugged...

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by AluminiumStork, Dec 25, 2014.

  1. AluminiumStork

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    #1 AluminiumStork, Dec 25, 2014
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    Come March I am taking off on a 10 day trip.... so the question: leave my Tesla plugged or unplugged? (It is an 85)




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  2. bollar

    bollar Disgruntled Member

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    #2 bollar, Dec 25, 2014
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    Plugged, always plugged, if you can.
     
  3. dhrivnak

    dhrivnak Active Member

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    If the car does not need power then none is used. But if needs power it can get it. There is no downside to having it plugged in at least on 110 power.

    While harder to do on a Model S, there have been a few Roadster owners who have bricked their batteries by not having it plugged in. But we are talking months here not days.
     
  4. ecarfan

    ecarfan Well-Known Member

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    Tesla recommends keeping the car plugged in. I would follow that recommendation. There is no downside.
     
  5. AluminiumStork

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    Okay, plugged it is! Thanks for the advice!
     
  6. tomas

    tomas Traded in 9 rep bars for M3, used to be somebody!

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    Let me add: best for battery for long sit is set slider to somewhere 50-70%. Not a huge deal, but purportedly averaging around 50% SOC preserves battery.
     
  7. CHG-ON

    CHG-ON Still in love after all these miles

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    Always plugged.
     

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