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Tesla official 10-30 recall replacement adapter?

Discussion in 'North America' started by rrolsbe, Feb 18, 2017.

  1. rrolsbe

    rrolsbe New Member

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    I read an article that the official 10-30 adapter was recalled early Dec 2016 and that a replacement would be sent to affected Tesla owners. If true, will the 10-30 recall replacement adapter ever be available for purchase. I believe the Tesla adapter informed the car that it should only draw 24A; whereas, using some non-official adapters requires the owner to dial down the current draw to 24A. Does anyone know exactly how the (formerly available/recall replacement 10-30 adapters) informed the car not to exceed 24A?

    NOTE: I tried to post the above on the forums.tesla.com website and the SPAM filter rejected the post???

    Thanks Very Much in Advance!!!
    Regards, Ron
     
  2. Rocky_H

    Rocky_H Active Member

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    Yeah, each Tesla adapter has a small resistor inside it. The UMC checks that resistor value. Each resistor size corresponds to a different current value, which the UMC reports to the car. I don't remember what the table of values is, but it's been posted on this forum a couple of times.
     

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