Time to recieve new battery from Germany to USA?

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My Taycan 4s needs a new battery. Dealer is ordering. Curious about any details from someone who has had their battery replaced. How long from order to arrive in the U.S.? Any difficulties or issues after the new battery installed?





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My Taycan 4s needs a new battery. Dealer is ordering. Curious about any details from someone who has had their battery replaced. How long from order to arrive in the U.S.? Any difficulties or issues after the new battery installed?
Wow. What’s the price for it and the work? (Sure, its under warranty, but still?)
 

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Fair chance you’re the first person to have a new battery I suspect. A complete new battery, or just some cells? What’s the reason, if I can ask?
 

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On the iPace it was quoted at $40k. Probably about the same for the Taycan.

The work is actually quite straightforward. They jack up the car, remove some safety gear, and the battery pops off in one piece. Opposite process to put the new battery on.

The hardest part is making sure the person working on it doesn't get electrocuted.

The batteries are supplied from LG and every EV is going to get some bad ones. LGs QC process is notoriously shit.
 

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My Taycan 4s needs a new battery. Dealer is ordering. Curious about any details from someone who has had their battery replaced. How long from order to arrive in the U.S.? Any difficulties or issues after the new battery installed?
We had one done here a while back.

My lead Taycan Technician was able to complete it all within 3~ days. Very straightforward process, pretty much just lift up the Taycan and unscrew the battery from the chassis, lower it down and unplug it and then repeat the process in reverse with the new battery pack. I watched him do it and it was quite fascinating how simple it all was. Certainly a much more simple process than removing an engine, which on average is a 3 day process just to get the engine out.

Have also seen this process done numerous times while working at Tesla, also remarkably simple.

Batteries took about 2 weeks to come in from Germany as I recall. The client who had the vehicle continued to drive their Taycan until the battery came in and then they had a Taycan loaner for roughly 3 days until I brought them back their car.

Hope this helps!
 
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