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by imievfutureowner
Tue Aug 29, 2017 5:50 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012
Replies: 9
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Re: Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012

I could have used the batteries for the conversion of one of my antique cars as a plan B. If the price is right, that might be a good 'Plan A' - If I was looking to build my own EV, something like this car would be exactly what I would look for. A nearly new battery, a complete A/C system, designed...
by imievfutureowner
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012

JoeS wrote:imievfutureowner, whereabouts are you located?

http://myimiev.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=13&t=3196

I don't recall hearing of an i-MiEV motor itself actually being defective, although I suspect that the hurricane salvage ones might have issues... :roll:


Sorry JoeS, I'm in Canada
by imievfutureowner
Tue Aug 29, 2017 10:13 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012

But . . . . if you have experience in buying salvage title cars and putting them back on the road and making a profit you may be getting in over your head on this one unless you know an awful lot about EV's, which doesn't appear to be the case from your questions If someone gave you this car for fr...
by imievfutureowner
Mon Aug 28, 2017 10:02 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Re: Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012

Thank's for your help. I forgot to mention that the battery pack has been changed around 1 year ago and approx 20000 kms ago.
If the motor has to be changed is there something else than a oem part to install in there? A rebuild possible?
by imievfutureowner
Mon Aug 28, 2017 8:28 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012
Replies: 9
Views: 1206

Question about defective motor I-Miev 2012

Hi, I'm new to this forum and to I-Mievs. I saw an ad around here for a 2012 I-Miev for sale with defective motor. It has 150000 kms and the seller ask a cheap price due to it's condition of course. He said Mitsubishi (dealer) diagnosed a defective motor and that it takes a motor controler. I think ...

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