Common Problems With the Tesla Model 3 High-Voltage Battery

The battery is the heart of every electric vehicle, including the Tesla Model 3. Although Tesla batteries are renowned for their high performance and longevity, some common problems have been reported by some owners.

Reduced Range

One of the most common problems is reduced range or a sudden drop in battery capacity. Extreme temperatures, whether hot or cold, can have a significant impact on battery performance. High temperatures may accelerate battery degradation, while extreme cold can reduce overall battery capacity.

Reduced battery capacity can also be caused by other factors such as poor charging habits or software issues. It’s important to charge the battery to the recommended levels, usually between 20% and 80%, to minimize the battery strain and reduce degradation. Whenever possible, avoid discharging your battery completely, as this can contribute to early degradation. Instead, opt for frequent, partial charges.

Faulty Battery

Your Tesla Model 3 battery may need to be replaced due to a defect. Common repairs for electric vehicle batteries include cell replacement, battery pack refurbishment and balancing.

Cell replacement is necessary when individual battery cells fail or lose capacity.

Battery pack refurbishment involves restoring the overall functionality of the battery pack, often by replacing faulty components.

Balancing is the process of equalizing the charge levels of each cell in the battery pack to optimize performance.

NexDrive technicians can help you identify and solve potential problems early on, to avoid costly repairs or complete battery replacement.

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