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I searched without much luck but with the virus confining a lot of us to home our GTEs won’t be getting used as much..... to protect the battery is there a recommended level of charge to have if the car is sitting without any use for weeks at a time and should a top up timer be used to keep it around that level? Mine is currently set to 100% which I suspect is not ideal?
 

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Well in your case I really wouldn’t worry about leaving it at 100% due to the built in buffer.

But you can leave it between 20% and 80% if you want to be ultra cautious.
 

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I discharged my car to 50% state of charge and left it there. That's probably the best place to be, and the GTE has almost no "vampire drain" unlike other EVs.
 

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I've heard keeping it charged to 100% can help prevent the SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins from bonding wit the Li electrons helping to protect battery infection. However do stay aware from Tesla's many were out in expensive ski resort this winter and are super-spreaders.

However if infection is not a concern then 50% is probably best as a storage charge.
 
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