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by JoeS
Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:43 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Motor Warning Light Comes On Shortly After Restart With Nearly Full Charge
Replies: 9
Views: 185

Re: Motor Warning Light Comes On Shortly After Restart With Nearly Full Charge

jbpatry, I am glad that the dealership worked with you and seriously attempted to pursue this problem. You're on record in Mitsu's database as having this issue should it ever recur. I am closing this thread and, jbpatry, should you ever wish to revisit this topic please send a moderator a PM and we...
by JoeS
Sun Apr 23, 2017 7:40 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Charging Down Route 66
Replies: 137
Views: 4044

Re: Charging Down Route 66

Rick - congratulations! Selinda - double congratulations!! Only a couple of days past your original schedule, and 2786 miles vs. 2642 projected. Wonderful that you had no flat tires and no 'turtle'. Enjoy your stay in California and be sure to do some touristing before heading back. Do keep posting ...
by JoeS
Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:49 pm
Forum: iMiev Pictures and Videos
Topic: EVs in Everyday Life
Replies: 18
Views: 1822

Re: EVs in Everyday Life

Why anyone would take a Tesla to COSTCO is beyond me... the i-MiEV is sooo much more practical.

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by JoeS
Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:44 pm
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: Hatched a Tesla
Replies: 49
Views: 4675

Re: Hatched a Tesla

Only in California would one hop into a car and take a 550mile daytrip just to have a look at some bloomin' flowers in the Southern California desert last week. That plus a couple of circuitous-route trips up to Oregon and we've done 3000 miles in the last few weeks, rivalling Rick's cross-country R...
by JoeS
Fri Apr 21, 2017 11:37 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Charging Down Route 66
Replies: 137
Views: 4044

Re: Charging Down Route 66

rkarl89203 wrote:Tomorrow. Final trip day for us together.
Sounds ominous. :o :P Good luck with the SoCal traffic! ... oh, it'll be Saturday, so you should be ok.
by JoeS
Thu Apr 20, 2017 4:46 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Best charging practices for battery longevity
Replies: 34
Views: 4059

Re: Best charging practices for battery longevity

Luddite, welcome to the forum! Whereabouts in Scotland are you (I was born in Edinburgh)? ...I noticed that the manual of the i-miev (US version) states..."What do I do if I need to store my mitsubishi i for a long period of time? - Do not disconnect the battery or any of the i's cables. Make s...
by JoeS
Thu Apr 20, 2017 10:54 am
Forum: EVSE (Charging Stations)
Topic: EVSE Upgrade
Replies: 113
Views: 12952

Re: EVSE Upgrade

...I have 120vac in the carport and 240vac in adjacent laundry room....Tonight I went to our local nissan dealer and spent a few minutes hooked up to the DCQC plug for free...It is about four miles from my house.... There will be times when you come back from a 50-mile trip in the morning and want ...
by JoeS
Thu Apr 20, 2017 8:19 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Best charging practices for battery longevity
Replies: 34
Views: 4059

Re: Best charging practices for battery longevity

9h1bw, I moved your post over to this thread. Your question is one we all asked in our early days of ownership, and there are many threads on this forum dealing with this topic, this being just one of them. Now, after six years of experience and a much larger body of data and quite a number of contr...
by JoeS
Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:31 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Motor Warning Light Comes On Shortly After Restart With Nearly Full Charge
Replies: 9
Views: 185

Re: Motor Warning Light Comes On Shortly After Restart With Nearly Full Charge

I don't recall that specific problem being discussed here on this forum. ... A terrible coincidence of this is that this very morning was my first visit to the Dealership on a warranty visit to replace the passenger side air bag inflator. I told the Service Manager that it was all his fault ... but ...
by JoeS
Wed Apr 19, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: EVSE (Charging Stations)
Topic: EVSE Upgrade
Replies: 113
Views: 12952

Re: EVSE Upgrade

...I don't want level 2, just programmable level 1... Here's the J1772 overview, and I'm sure some googling will provide you with schematics so you can design and build to suit your needs if you can't further reverse-engineer this Panasonic unit after going through both this forum and the Leaf foru...

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