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Old 10-30-2018, 12:01 PM   #671 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by RedDevil View Post
If one cell fails prematurely taking apart the pack to harvest the remaining cells makes sense, but if the pack is nearing end-of-life all cells are on their way out and the exercise becomes futile.
If Tesla packs have a low premature failure rate there's no reason to make them easy to take apart, but it would make them structurally weaker, heavier and/or more expensive.
So Tesla does not plan for the cells to fail. They plan for them to succeed.
That is all well and good but in reality things do fail. Tesla is greatly increasing the customerís risk if all the electronics in the car are one non-servicible unit.

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