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by jumpjack
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: 14.5kWh storage capacity?
Replies: 15
Views: 7818

Re: 14.5kWh storage capacity?

Looks unbalanced, try by completing the charge at home with slow charge for whole night. Charge shouldn't ever be manually stopped right after reaching 100%, because after charging, the balancing begins. Not leaving in charge after 100% for many times can lead to cells unbalancing, which results in ...
by jumpjack
Fri Apr 01, 2016 5:28 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery replacement survey
Replies: 16
Views: 7846

Re: Battery replacement survey

JoeS wrote:but why fret over the future and sacrifice being able to drive an EV today?

Because I'm already driving an E-Scooter! ;)
by jumpjack
Fri Apr 01, 2016 12:41 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery replacement survey
Replies: 16
Views: 7846

Re: Battery replacement survey

jumpjack, have you seen any i-MiEVs with an 'exhausted battery' but otherwise in good condition? If you do find one, I bet you could pick it up for a bargain price, even if the current crop of used i-MiEVs don't meet your cost constraints. As more time passes, more second-hand battery-exhautsed iMi...
by jumpjack
Thu Mar 31, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery replacement survey
Replies: 16
Views: 7846

Re: Battery replacement survey

The cost to replace the battery, at least in the US, has been quoted between $12,000-$15,000. A better option (although risky in both physical nature and questionable results) is to re-pack a battery with new lithium cells. Several 18650 cells can be connected in parallel and arranged into blocks r...
by jumpjack
Thu Mar 31, 2016 1:17 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery replacement survey
Replies: 16
Views: 7846

Re: Battery replacement survey

Since you seem to be worried about future replacement cost of the battery due to it "wearing out", may I suggest that to be a non-issue unless you intend to be pushing the range limits for your daily commute I do not own an iMiev. But I'm trying to figure out if purchasing a second-hand o...
by jumpjack
Fri Mar 25, 2016 7:31 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery replacement survey
Replies: 16
Views: 7846

Re: Battery replacement survey

jumpjack, thank you for making an attempt at compiling our battery replacement information. Will you be using a file accessible by our members? Of course! Most of the information you're looking for is already available in this subforum. I guess yes.... but only each user knows where/when he wrote s...
by jumpjack
Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:55 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery replacement survey
Replies: 16
Views: 7846

Re: Battery replacement survey

Mitsubishi replaced my 3.5 year old 2012SE traction battery in September, 2015. YES . . . . . . . . . . . . .1. Did you replace the battery within warranty time? 16kWh . . . . . . . . . . 2. Which variant of battery did you receive? 49,528 Miles. . . . . . 3. Which range did you have at time of rep...
by jumpjack
Thu Mar 24, 2016 8:00 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery replacement survey
Replies: 16
Views: 7846

Battery replacement survey

It would be interesting to build a database-thread with these informations from various owners: ⋅ Did you replace the battery within warranty time? ⋅ Which variant of battery did you receive? ⋅ How many km did you drive at time of replacement? ⋅ How much would...
by jumpjack
Thu Mar 24, 2016 7:54 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Battery cell failing at just 2900 km (1800 miles)
Replies: 39
Views: 10927

Re: Battery cell failing at just 2900 km (1800 miles)

Permament usage of defective lithium battery is never a good idea. :o

Apart from this, any news on the topic? Replacement arrived?

How much would it cost to replace the battery out of warranty?
by jumpjack
Sat Sep 13, 2014 11:13 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Cost to replace an i-miev battery?
Replies: 24
Views: 14736

Re: Cost to replace an i-miev battery?

jsantala wrote:Citroën Service Box lists the original 2011 C-Zero battery (same as iMiEV) as 81,000€ :D

Link/screenshot for the records? :D

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