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by wmcbrine
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Other Electric Vehicles
Topic: PR: GS Yuasa to double driving range
Replies: 4
Views: 2339

Re: PR: GS Yuasa to double driving range

DBMandrake wrote:Nissan/Mitsubishi/Renault are in too much turmoil at the moment as a result of the Carlos Ghosn situation... :twisted:

...and the new management at Nissan seems pretty anti-EV:

https://ww.electrek.co/2020/01/02/did-a ... for-women/

Idiots.
by wmcbrine
Sun Jan 19, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Recent recall for brake vacuum pump. Issue of distant dealership.
Replies: 6
Views: 3366

Re: Recent recall for brake vacuum pump. Issue of distant dealership.

No notice for me yet. Fortunately a Mitsubishi dealer opened in my town a few years ago... they did my last recall... had the green "i" and everything, although I assume that program is no longer in effect. (?)
by wmcbrine
Fri Dec 20, 2019 6:34 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: My least favorite feature
Replies: 11
Views: 4259

My least favorite feature

The "low temperature" chime. Every time it goes off (for the first time in a while), I'm like "Ack! What's wrong with the car?" before I realize "Oh, it's cold outside. Thanks, I knew that."
by wmcbrine
Wed Oct 23, 2019 5:58 pm
Forum: Private For Sale, Want To Buy
Topic: Wanted: Charging remote
Replies: 7
Views: 4177

Re: Wanted: Charging remote

Yes, it should be at the dealership where i bought it but they say they can't find it. They couldn't sell it so used it for people in for repair could use it, and listed it last month. No manuals in it either... If it helps, you can find the manual(s) in PDF form online -- just search "i-miev ...
by wmcbrine
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:48 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: On-Board Charger (OBC) Warranty Extended!
Replies: 34
Views: 18360

Re: On-Board Charger (OBC) Warranty Extended!

DBMandrake wrote:... or was 2012 the first year the i-Miev was sold in the US ?

Yeah it was.
by wmcbrine
Wed Aug 14, 2019 9:41 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Car not turning on
Replies: 7
Views: 2986

Re: Car not turning on

So, it was the 12v. Are these special batteries? The dealer is charging me $400, and had to ship the battery in from somewhere?? Dangit. I was able to buy the side mirror on eBay for $75! This is a 2012. They're not special at all, they're standard 151R car batteries you can get anywhere. Do not pa...
by wmcbrine
Sun Aug 11, 2019 6:23 pm
Forum: Buying/Leasing the iMiev
Topic: 2012 Raspberry i-MiEV, thinking of buying this
Replies: 7
Views: 2596

Re: 2012 Raspberry i-MiEV, thinking of buying this

sheinr4143 wrote:It is a low mileage SE premium with QC and the Manufacturer's Certificate of Origin from MMNA so that you could qualify for the $7,500 federal tax credit to offset most of the $7,800 purchase price.

Eh? The tax credit is only for new cars.
by wmcbrine
Wed Aug 07, 2019 5:33 pm
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Car not turning on
Replies: 7
Views: 2986

Re: Car not turning on

It could just be the 12V...
by wmcbrine
Thu Jul 18, 2019 6:36 pm
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Can't Find CHAdeMO Charging Port Lever
Replies: 9
Views: 3660

Re: Can't Find CHAdeMO Charging Port Lever

Don wrote:we've still never used the Quick Charge feature once

Aw, you gotta use it once, just to try it. It's fun to see the bars go up so fast. :)
by wmcbrine
Wed Jun 19, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger (OBC), DC-DC Converter
Replies: 598
Views: 193990

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

DBMandrake wrote:These cars will not charge if the AC voltage is above about 247 volts ... appearing to start charging at first including the fan running but aborting after a few seconds.

Oh, man. Now I'm wondering if my OpenEVSE didn't go bad after all, and I just had high voltage that day. Thanks.

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