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- Jul 25, 2020
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- Denver, Colorado
- Mustang Mach-E - Grabber Blue - First Edition
I was worried about heat and DCFC on my last road trip. But at one stop, it was 116 degrees and charging was over 100kW. I almost wish I could have told it not to charge that fast since it was so hot. There was an ID.4 charging next to me as well. Between the cable cooling and both cars trying to cool the batteries, it was really noisy!One charging stop, I tried 3 of the 4 chargers at the site, all 3 did the same. Went to another station that is NOT EA, which i've used many times at 150kw, this time would only hit 34kw. Charged enough to get to the next station which was EA, and it also hit 34kw.
I will say cable cooling fans never spun up like normal, and I think it was because the car was saying it couldn't charge that fast and the cooling wasn't needed.
Every other time I've had issues, it was either really cold out, or moving to a different unit would give me normal speeds.
The only thing I can think that could have been the issue this day is that something was overheating and limiting charging speeds. But I didn't have this setup to be able to check that day.