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"Stop Charging" button no longer works?

"Stop Charging" button no longer works?

Hi. I use chargepoint sometimes and I used to be able to hit the "Stop Charging" button on the screen of the model 3 to stop charging before I remove the charger handle but lately (last few software updates) the button does nothing. So I push the handle button and wait a second for the charger to interrupt the charging. Has anyone noticed if the button ("Stop Charging") on the screen of the model 3 does nothing? I'm wondering if it is just me? I've reported it as a bug to Tesla but ...so far no fix. Thanks

Bighorn | January 27, 2020

You tried reboot?

Rodo | January 27, 2020

Yeap. No joy.

Bighorn | January 27, 2020

Is your screen recognizing the touch? Do you hear anything at the charge port when you touch the screen?

Rodo | January 27, 2020

No sound that I can remember....I'll have to double check next time I use a chargepoint station...I wonder if it works with the mobile charger ...hmm ... need to check that too.

CaliforniaMaki808 | January 30, 2020

Yes. this happened to me on Jan 27, 2020. It would stop charging (charging interrupted at 254 mile). I had a J1772 Adapter Lock on it too. I couldn't use the phone app, car screen or emergency cord in the in trunk to stop charging or unlock the charge cable. I had to nearly break the J1772 adapter lock to release the charge cable. Disappointed in how much bugs are popping up. Why can't they get it straight?

https://www.etsy.com/listing/758112340/tesla-model-3-j1772-adapter-lock?...

TeslaTap.com | January 30, 2020

@CaliforniaMaki - I suspect your issue may be different since you were able to stop charging. It may be some particle got into the J1772 and/or the car's charge port and made it difficult to remove. Although rare, a few other owners have reported something similar. Look carefully with a light on both sides to see that there are no foreign objects in one or the other side.

Another trick is to push in, unlock and then pull out. If you're pulling hard when it attempts to unlock, you are binding up the lock release mechanism and it may not release.

Rodo | February 6, 2020

Well... I checked the mobile charger last night and I can't stop the charging either. The "stop Charging" button on the car screen does nothing when I press it (no sound from the port either)...the button does look like it was pressed though. Then I tried my phone (android). No joy either. The only way I could stop the charging was in my phone. I press the "Stop charging" button and for a few seconds the "Stop charging" button goes away and it shows "Start charging " and "Unlock charging port" buttons ... I presses this last one and stopped charging and unlocked the charging port ....I only have a few seconds to do it before it goes back to showing the "Stop charging" button when it doesn't stop the charging. So ... is it only me? I may have to schedule a service call if it is just me. Thanks

xingshou | March 18, 2020

@Rodo - I have the same problem as you described. Today I have tested with 3 kinds of chargers (J1772, Destination Charger, and Super Charger.) I couldn't stop charging with J1772 and Destination Charger but could stop charging with Super Charger. I don't know why. Is this also the same with you?

FISHEV | March 19, 2020

“I may have to schedule a service call if it is just me”

I’d schedule a service even if you find others have the issue. Only have a few seconds to get charger plug out doesn’t sound right. I charge on the road so getting a charger plug stuck would be an event.

appledude9 | April 21, 2020

I couldn't stop charging via the app or the touch screen in my model 3 either

SteveWin1 | April 21, 2020

Same problem. Can't stop it from charging without physically unplugging it.

Rodo | April 21, 2020

Tesla replied to me (around February) that it was a software issue that would need to be addressed in a later update. I've had two updates (now on 12.5) since then but I haven't checked because the "Stay at home" order is still in effect in Southern California and I haven't used the car much...I did charged but it reached 90% and stopped by itself last week.

stephenerdelyi | May 14, 2020

I can confirm this is still an issue; exactly what you described was happening to me this morning and it very much appears to be a software issue, not hardware.

j.bowden | May 19, 2020

Home charger here, I hooked up to charge last night expecting it to be (normally) full by morning. Something happened apparently, as charging paused right around 1:00 AM, not nearly target full. I got in this afternoon to add a USB accessory that arrived in the mail, and as I sat there it resumed charging! Bad Tesla, I only want to charge on the 9 cent power, please! (25 cents here in the day time). Unresponsive to the Stop Charging button. But, the Unlock seemed to work so I used it and disconnected the cable, then re-connected and it is back to saying it will start charging at 12:00. Hoping for a fill up this time! Please fix this! I have a good picture of the charge starting, then stopping at 1:00 AM, then resuming when I entered the vehicle this afternoon thanks to the Tesla Solar app. No report of "Charging Aborted" as I am sure I have seen at least once since I have owned it (I can't really remember exactly what that looked like but it was clearly noticeable, and charging did NOT resume when I entered the car on that occasion).