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Pat's Fiddly Wall Connector

Ep. 505
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In this episode of Kilowatt, Steve, Allison, and Par discuss Pat's experience with her faulty Tesla wall connector, leading to a decrease in charging capacity. Tesla promptly sent her a free replacement, emphasizing the importance of proper torque in securing electrical connections to prevent fire hazards. The replacement process was straightforward, allowing Pat to resume charging her Tesla at home. The conversation also covers charging alternatives like using a travel charger with various adapters, underscoring the need for electrical knowledge to ensure safe charging practices. We share anecdotes about adapting to different charging setups and the importance of understanding electrical configurations. The episode concludes with a reflection on Tesla's positive customer service reputation and the significance of companies supporting their products to provide solutions for customers.


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