AC WORKS® Library — Tesla

AC WORKS® Wisdom: How to Change a Tesla Charger Plug

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

The Tesla charging cord is now in its second generation of innovation. They decided to make the household plug the standard with every car, leaving many new owners wanting to swap it out for a higher amperage solution. When you look at the charging cord, it can be deceiving. The household plug that comes with a Tesla may look like it is directly wired into the bulky transformer. This is not the case. You can actually swap out the plug end of your charging cable. There are no buttons or switches to do so, just give it a good pull,...

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AC WORKS® Wisdom: Level 1 EV Charging

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When figuring out your EV charging setup, it is important to know what each level of charging does for you. You may have seen level 1, level 2, or level 3 in your vehicle’s user manual or on one of Tesla’s charging adapter boxes, so what does it mean?

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Download: Electric Vehicle Charging Guide

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

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

Being able to charge anywhere has become a need for most Tesla owners. In order to do so, you would have to adapt your Tesla plug. 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

Posted by Christopher Hahn on

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.

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