AC WORKS® Library — set charging limits on Tesla

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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: How to Set the Charging Limit on a Tesla to Avoid Tripping your Breaker

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When using an adapter to charge your Tesla, it is very important to follow the 80% rule. This rule is in place to make sure you can get consistent charging and to avoid tripping a breaker. 

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AC WORKS™ Wisdom: The 80% Rule for EV Charging

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SHOP TESLA ADAPTERS NOW With AC WORKS™ brand adapters, you can charge your EV just about anywhere. From a regular household outlet, dryer outlets, generators, welder outlets, to industrial locking outlets, you’ll be covered. There is just one thing to always remember when you charge your EV: to set a charging limit. Most Teslas can auto-sense what plug is being used for charging. One of the plugs that come with a Tesla is a NEMA 14-50P. This plug is rated for 50 amps, but Tesla limits it to 32 Amps, depending on the model and year. Let’s say you are...

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