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Vampire drain issue

PhilRogers

Member
Apr 25, 2020
85
55
Chicago
I have an 18-month old Model 3 SR+. When I'm at work, I park in downtown Chicago in a fully enclosed temperature-controlled garage in a high-rise office building. I am losing anywhere from 5% to 7% when parked, during my 8 hour work day. I have tried shutting off WiFI and that didn't do anything. The car does appear to be going to sleep. I am not checking it on the app during the day. I do not have 3rd party apps like Teslifi running. I do not have Sentry mode activated. I just park the car and get out, and watch from a distance as it flashes the lights, folds the mirrors, and locks.

This can be intermittent. For example, today I parked it at 70%. I'm getting ready to leave, and it's at 69%.

I'm on 2021.24.10. My car has 28,000 miles on it.

I have read the manual, and I love my car. Please don't yell at me.
 

jjrandorin

Moderator, Model 3, Tesla Energy Forums
Nov 28, 2018
11,488
13,386
Riverside Co. CA
Check cabin overheat protection, and turn that off if its on. You mention "I dont have any third party apps" but if you ever tried them, even once, a long time ago, change your tesla password to ensure the token is changed.
 

Twiglett

Single pedal driver
Oct 3, 2014
3,136
3,291
Austin
do you have summon or smart summon on your car?
That has an extra standby mode that can be turned off that will consume battery
Controls > Autopilot > Customize Summon > Standby Mode
If you feel the need for more reading - P107 in the manual :)
 

KenC

Active Member
Sep 4, 2018
3,861
3,573
Maine
I have an 18-month old Model 3 SR+. When I'm at work, I park in downtown Chicago in a fully enclosed temperature-controlled garage in a high-rise office building. I am losing anywhere from 5% to 7% when parked, during my 8 hour work day. I have tried shutting off WiFI and that didn't do anything. The car does appear to be going to sleep. I am not checking it on the app during the day. I do not have 3rd party apps like Teslifi running. I do not have Sentry mode activated. I just park the car and get out, and watch from a distance as it flashes the lights, folds the mirrors, and locks.

This can be intermittent. For example, today I parked it at 70%. I'm getting ready to leave, and it's at 69%.

I'm on 2021.24.10. My car has 28,000 miles on it.

I have read the manual, and I love my car. Please don't yell at me.
I 2nd twiglett and would check to see if smart summon is on.
 

jjrandorin

Moderator, Model 3, Tesla Energy Forums
Nov 28, 2018
11,488
13,386
Riverside Co. CA
I do not have 3rd party apps like Teslifi running.

I saw in another thread where you asked a similar question that you said "I tried teslafi but deleted it because I didnt like it". I only mention this because unless you changed your password it could still be polling your car. Unless you changed your password after you tried and deleted teslafi a year or so ago, you might want to also try that.
 

PhilRogers

Member
Apr 25, 2020
85
55
Chicago
do you have summon or smart summon on your car?
That has an extra standby mode that can be turned off that will consume battery
Controls > Autopilot > Customize Summon > Standby Mode
If you feel the need for more reading - P107 in the manual :)
I don't have smart summon. And as I said in my post, I have read the manual.
 

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