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charging interrupted charger temperature over limit

charging interrupted charger temperature over limit

Recently, I have been having a problem with my 2016 model s 90d charging. When I try to charge, after a few minutes, it gives a message on the dash saying charger temperature over the limit and stops charging. I am having this issue at my work charger too so I dont think it is a problem with the charger but more likely the car itself. I took it into PIttsburgh tesla service. They purged the coolant 3 times and refilled thinking there was an air pocket in the circuit. There were not leaks and the thermal test tested fine. 2 days later, I am now having the same problem again. Still not fixed. I put in another message to Tesla again. Just curious if anybody else is having this issue. Any help would be appreciated.

Bighorn | November 26, 2019

What is your charger power level? Have you tried dialing it down?

amitnahata | November 26, 2019

48 amps. I have tried dialing down to 35anps. Works for a little while then interrupts again and stops charging.

tes-s | November 26, 2019

The charger is in the car, so anytime you are charging on AC it is used. DC charging bypasses the charger in the car. I didn't know the charger was cooled with coolant.

When you bring it back to the service center, I suggest bringing it in with a low battery. Since the error happens after a few minutes, have them charge while you are there so you can both see the error. Also, note the exact time it happens, and ask them to pull the logs and verify they see it in the logs.

Bighorn | November 26, 2019

I’d drop it down to 24 A.