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by kiev
Mon Jun 25, 2018 5:55 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Help with scanned error codes
Replies: 3
Views: 43

Re: Help with scanned error codes

Well if a CV joint was pulled out of the gearbox, then i guess that sort of impact and force could affect the wiring or the shift position sensors which are bolted to the side of the gearbox. And that may be the source of the P0705 DTC. The CAN buss connection to the charger/dc-dc converter enters f...
by kiev
Sun Jun 24, 2018 8:19 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Help with scanned error codes
Replies: 3
Views: 43

Re: Help with scanned error codes

Howdy Tim and welcome to the forum, What year is your salvage car and where are you located? Are you going to try to fix it to drive or part it out? The "U" codes usually result from some sort of CAN buss communications errors--some box or sensor is not responding properly. These are CAN b...
by kiev
Sun Jun 24, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Do The Windshield Wipers Increase Their Sweep Rate As The Car Goes Faster?
Replies: 2
Views: 55

Re: Do The Windshield Wipers Increase Their Sweep Rate As The Car Goes Faster?

Yes the wipe-rate is sensitive to vehicle-speed when the stalk switch is in the INT position. Supposedly a dealer can turn this off with the MUT. Another dealer MUT feature is that the operation of the spray washer can be separated from the wipe action by a dealer. This would allow spraying the wind...
by kiev
Sat Jun 23, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: How Well Does My Remaining Range Compare With Other Older Cars?
Replies: 1
Views: 52

Re: How Well Does My Remaining Range Compare With Other Older Cars?

i would say that is excellent. i usually see RR in the sixties driving a 2012 with 35k miles, driven 50 to 60 miles/day with ~1/3 of that on the interstate at 65 to 70 mph.
by kiev
Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:45 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger, DC-DC Converter
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger, DC-DC Converter

Repair tips: Quick, cheap and easy first, Connectors make for quick and easy installation, but they are the most likely candidate for intermittent issues. The sliding contacts are prone to oxidation and dirt. Sometimes just disconnecting and cleaning the contacts with spray can of cleaner compound w...
by kiev
Sat Jun 23, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Not Charging. Main Inverter Fuse blown
Replies: 58
Views: 6033

Re: Not Charging. Main Inverter Fuse blown

i posted some diagrams in a troubleshooting thread http://myimiev.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=23&t=4079&p=36346#p36346 In the first diagram you can see that there are 3 contactors in the pack: charging, main[+], and main[-] If the main + doesn't come on then the voltage is reaching the condens...
by kiev
Sat Jun 23, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger, DC-DC Converter
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger, DC-DC Converter

There seems to be many failures reported lately (last 6 months or so), so maybe it's time to figure out what is happening. List of recent failures in reverse order, later near the top: 9. Lic, getting condenser timeout error P1A15, no main(+) contactor indication 8. jray3, dc converter not working, ...
by kiev
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: iMiev Pictures and Videos
Topic: Does this belong to anyone?
Replies: 6
Views: 171

Re: Does this belong to anyone?

If you look in the back and it has a couple of spare tires, jack and box full of adapters...then it's Joe's
by kiev
Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Now MR BEAN won’t charge!
Replies: 14
Views: 491

Re: Now MR BEAN won’t charge!

... I found no zorch marks or other signs of failure inside the original charger, and will make it available if a member wants to attempt diagnosis and repair. I haven't pulled the upper boards to get a look at the DCDC converter yet... i'm gonna speak for Paul (Piev), and say that he and i will ta...

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