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Vampire loss even when plugged in?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by theLuggage, Feb 8, 2016.

  1. theLuggage

    theLuggage Member

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    I'm noticing I lose about 2 to 3 miles of range per day of non-use even when the car is plugged in. For example, I get home from work on a Friday and plug the car in to charge. It charges to full (er, to the suggested 90% full) and I just leave it plugged in. I don't drive anywhere all weekend. Going to work on Monday morning I unplug the car, get in and notice the range has dropped around 5 - 6 miles. Sometimes more.

    Is that normal? Is it because it's winter?
     
  2. TexasEV

    TexasEV Well-Known Member

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    Yes that's normal. The car does not charge continuously. After the car drops a certain amount of range from vampire loss it will charge up again. Nothing to worry about.
     
  3. theLuggage

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