Charging a Cupra Born with a Tesla wall charger?

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Post by PeterStefanos »

Hello All.
We are eagerly awaiting delivery of our Cupra Born (in Australia) and I was wondering whether you can charge it with a Tesla wall charger. We have a Tesla Model 3 with a Tesla wall charger and it would be great to use the same charger for both cars.

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Post by Deleted User 490 »

Assuming your Tesla charger uses a type 2 connector can't see why not.
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Post by potxotxo »

Hi Peter!

I charge mine at work with a Tesla wallbox: No issue whatsoever :)

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Post by MikeyB »

I believe it works as long as the Tesla charger is set to charge any car - they can be set to Tesla only.
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Post by ravage »


Gen 1 tesla charger any car, assuming plug type correct. Gen 2 tesla charger is locked to tesla only. Gen 3 tesla charger can be set to tesla only or any car.

I have installed a tesla at home to charge my born in Australia, actually took delivery of the car on Friday last week.
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Post by PeterStefanos »

Thanks for all your suggestions.
I have Gen 2 Tesla charger (type 2 plug) from 2019 (yes, I was an early adopter). Google suggests that one of the dip switches inside the unit can be set to allow any car to charge. However, later software releases for the Tesla Gen 2 wall charger ignored the dip switch setting. So it looks like once we get the Born, we'll have to suck it and see.
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Post by Nicholasss »

Yes I change mine with no issues at my parents Tesla charger. And more recently at the all users roadside superchargers.
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Post by PeterStefanos »

Just an update on this.
I can confirm that the Tesla Gen 2 charger does NOT charge the Born. I tried setting the DIP switch (switch 2) to "Legacy mode" but this didn't make any difference.
The 3 pin plug version of the Tesla charger DOES charge the Born though.
Looks like I'll have to buy a later version of the Tesla charger. Dang!
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Post by chik789head »

lol or get a different brand charger why support them pulling that crap
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