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by Lithim
Mon Apr 01, 2019 3:41 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Battery light
Replies: 4
Views: 447

Re: Battery light

If it's the original OEM flooded lead acid battery perhaps check the water level in the cells.
by Lithim
Fri Mar 01, 2019 6:04 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Removing side graphics?
Replies: 7
Views: 883

Re: Removing side graphics?

I've always liked the look of the blue door graphic with the plug on the white car. In fact for a while I was looking to replace my silver car with a white one with the graphic. At one point early on in my IMIEV ownership I tried to get that graphic (different color) for my silver car but it was dis...
by Lithim
Fri Mar 01, 2019 3:37 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: 12V battery BCI Size?
Replies: 24
Views: 3944

Re: 12V battery BCI Size?

151R is the correct group size. Changed my lifeless original (2012) battery today for a new Interstate flooded lead acid.
Getting the positive connection disconnected was tricky since there is not much slack in that cable.
All is good.
Stay charged my friend.
by Lithim
Thu Feb 28, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: 12V battery BCI Size?
Replies: 24
Views: 3944

Re: 12V battery BCI Size?

This must be the month for 2012 model year batteries to die. (Obtained my 2012 in February, 2013 Mine cratered over the last week. 10.6 volts (still could get ready light to come on) to now 8.4 volts and nothing happens. Can I put a battery charger on it to get the voltage high enough to start the c...
by Lithim
Mon Jan 21, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Ignition/door keys
Replies: 1
Views: 420

Ignition/door keys

After five years of use I finally had to change the battery in my every day key to the car. After completing that task I decided to check the spare key that has been sitting in a drawer unused for five years. Lo and behold it did not work. Thinking perhaps it was the battery too, I opened the case ,...
by Lithim
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:12 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Fuse location for parking lights in 2012 ES
Replies: 3
Views: 1079

Re: Fuse location for parking lights in 2012 ES

Still need help with this problem.
Thanks fellow IMIEV owners

Stay charged my friend.
by Lithim
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: after a full charge how many miles supposed to show on the miev display?
Replies: 8
Views: 1549

Re: after a full charge how many miles supposed to show on the miev display?

Recently my range remaining display is only showing 45-47 miles of range when the car is fully charged (all 16 bars displayed). Usually it will indicate 57-59 miles. The car is a 2012 model. This happened after the car sat unused for about five days with the car charged to about 12 bars. Any thought...
by Lithim
Sun Dec 30, 2018 10:03 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Parking light bulb replacement
Replies: 5
Views: 2129

Re: Parking light bulb replacement

Both my parking light bulbs have stopped functioning. Does anyone know where the fuse is located for these bulbs?
I've searched the manual and the fuse holders but was unsuccessful.
Stay charged my friend.
by Lithim
Sat Nov 17, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Suspension - Handling
Topic: Stock Shocks Replacement Options
Replies: 7
Views: 5931

Re: Stock Shocks Replacement Options

2012 ES model, original owner: Almost 50,000 miles and the rear shocks are toast. As earlier posters have mentioned, replacements are only available from Mitsubishi. Apparently no inventory in the USA at this time, so mine are on their way from Japan. Just goes to show the problem with a limited pro...
by Lithim
Mon Sep 10, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Fuse location for parking lights in 2012 ES
Replies: 3
Views: 1079

Fuse location for parking lights in 2012 ES

I've "searched" the forum and could not find this topic. Owners manual does not appear to show location of fuse for parking lights. I seem to recall a post many years ago about the difficulty of accessing the bulbs so wanted to confirm the status of the fuse(s) first. Both right and left l...

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