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Setting charge limit exactly

Discussion in 'Software and Firmware' started by UTexas98, Jun 13, 2018.

  1. UTexas98

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    When setting the daily charge limit, is there any way to input the value other than dragging your finger? How do you confirm the % value that you've just set? It irks me to set what I think is 70% or 75% (nice, round numbers) and then come out to a full 69% or 76% charge. And yes, I try to line up the line with the hashes along the top but apparently I'm not too successful with it. :) I know it's super trivial but I hope I'm missing something.

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    Noticed this as well! The dragging mechanism is a little weird on the screen, it's easier to drag on the mobile app. Model S and X have left/right arrows that move and snap the charge limit super easy, curious why those aren't on the Model 3.
     
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    I noticed the same weird dragging mechanism when moving around the airflow.

    It hesitates, then jumps to where your finger is.
     
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    I've only tried it once on the mobile app and it resulted in a 69% charge. Now that my car is finally at 75% I may leave it there forever. ;-)

     
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    Hmm, I haven't noticed that with the AC but it's definitely not something I'm trying to be as precise.

     
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    You can use teslafi and have it get the API with controls. They have a command that can set the specific charge level you want.
    So that means if they did it you could go get your own token and figure it out, but I haven't found the time to mess with the API myself.
     
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    Yeah, it's trivial to make an API call to set the charge limit exactly.

    Code:
    POST https://owner-api.teslamotors.com/api/1/vehicles/{{VEHICLE_ID}}/command/set_charge_limit
    {
      percent: <the_percent_you_want>
    }
    So, if you do decide to head that route and generate an access_token, know that it's pretty easy after that.
     
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