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Old June 22nd, 2012, 01:02 PM   #15934 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by AntimonyER View Post
The Tesla roadster has a major issue in that the battery is rendered useless if the charge drops below a certain percentage, and vampire loads cause that to happen in as little as two weeks, even from a full charge. It even locks the wheels, so getting it on a tow truck is extremely difficult, AND it's not covered by warranty if it happens ($60000 replacement cost) , even though Tesla didn't warn their customers about it and are refusing to issue a warning, due to worry of drop in sales.
Didn't know that. Pretty major issue too. Seems like a pretty easy fix to me. Program it to shut off everything and isolate the battery once it gets below a certain percentage and have a warning light come on letting the user know to charge it.
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