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dashroad
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What is a typical phantom drain for your bvehicle? I'm averaging about 7kWh lost daily on a MX 100D
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If you're running sentry cam 24/7 it will draw ~6kWh per day.

Switch sentry cam off and drain will be under 1kWh per day.
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That's a hell of a lot, and even when turned off that's still quite a lot...
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6kwh is 250W continuous - I would be expecting something to get hot
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@dashroad Here's a link to an article about sentry mode drain - https://www.xautoworld.com/tesla/sentry ... provement/. It shows a range of 160W to 315W. My experience from using it overnight in October 2019 was ~250W per hour.

There could be a number of other reasons for the high drain e.g. cabin overheat protection.

As there are only a handful of the 5,000+ Tesla owners in Australia who are active on the AEVA forums, I'd suggest posting Tesla related questions to https://teslamotorsclub.com/tmc/forums/australia.129/ or on the various Tesla Australia facebook groups. You'll get a lot more helpful responses.
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