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Weird charging error while driving?

Discussion in 'Model 3: Battery & Charging' started by Oloron, Aug 27, 2018.

  1. Oloron

    Oloron Member

    Feb 24, 2016
    Boston, MA
    I've been driving my Model 3 for about a week. I've been getting an odd error and was wondering if it's happened for anyone else.

    Sporadically (maybe once every 50 miles?), while driving I get a warning beep and an error pops up on my screen for a second or so that says something like "Charging Error. Try another charging source." (The first line is "Charging Error". I'm not sure if the second part is exact since the message pops up and disappears quickly after the warning tone.)

    Other than the message itself, I've noticed zero issues with charging, range, etc. The message never occurs while charging, only while driving.

    Anyone else have something similar occur?

    I'll call the service center soon, but am trying to catch the exact text of the error message and figured I'd see if anyone else has seen the issue to be able to give them more info. Since it pops up randomly, I doubt they can reliably replicate the issue and would have to check the internal logs.
  2. Rocky_H

    Rocky_H Active Member

    Feb 19, 2015
    Boise, ID
    I think any error message the car shows would probably set something in its internal logs, so probably the best thing is that whenever you see it happen, take a look at the time at that moment. And then as soon as you can, get to a stopping place and call the Tesla service center or support number and have them look at the logs at that particular time moment. That would give them a better chance of being able to find what the message was about.

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