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Re: Hi everyone....have two 2012 I-Mievs.....need help....

Sat Oct 03, 2020 8:07 am

On the positive terminal of the aux battery is a red plastic cover. That holds many of the fusible links for various circuits. Remove the aux battery and the plastic clip holding the positive cable so you can get in there and check each of the fusible links for continuity.
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Re: Hi everyone....have two 2012 I-Mievs.....need help....

Sat Oct 03, 2020 5:23 pm

Hi kenny, I did check all of the fuses on the positive 12V battery terminal visually yesterday while charging the Aux.. There is 6 of them total that I saw. They look good.

And, everything inside and outside the I-Miev works, power windows, locks, radio, dash board lights, headlights, everything....It just wont start.

I only checked the fuses visually.

Thanks,
Dale

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Re: Hi everyone....have two 2012 I-Mievs.....need help....

Sat Oct 03, 2020 5:33 pm

Also, the car will not charge.

Seems like there has to be codes. But dealer says no codes.

????

Am I the first one ever? No codes. WTF?

Something is strange about all of this.

You all have a great weekend.

Dale

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Re: Hi everyone....have two 2012 I-Mievs.....need help....

Sat Oct 03, 2020 5:51 pm

Just for info and reference....

This is off my receipt dated 7/08/19....when they had to replace the main battery under warranty. (I understand this only has a 3% failure rate) anyway....

Codes set....

P1A2F in EV-ECU....and code P1A4B in BMU opened TEC H Line. Whatever that all means.

They told me the job was 13,000.....11,000 for the battery and the rest labor. All done under warranty. They had to have it shipped from Calif. the battery which comes in a pak....which includes a jack....comes in some kind of package.

Dale

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Re: Hi everyone....have two 2012 I-Mievs.....need help....

Mon Oct 05, 2020 1:15 pm

It may be that you will need to use a meter to measure fuses and voltage; i find it easier to remove the aux battery to get it out of the way, for example

a fully charged 12V aux voltage with the blue and green relays on the side (some are important to run)
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There are 4 Fusible links visible behind the Positive terminal block; the 2 120A links can be seen from the top
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The relay and fuse cover shows the locations (check everything in there)
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The most important fuses for the EV-ECU and OBC to get powered up
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If you don't find anything obviously open circuit here, then maybe the key switch contacts are frosted over and not making contact?
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Re: Hi everyone....have two 2012 I-Mievs.....need help....

Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:08 pm

kiev wrote:It may be that you will need to use a meter to measure fuses and voltage;

I agree - Troubleshooting electronics *visually* doesn't guarantee much. When you check each item off the list as a possible cause, you need to *know* it's not the cause and not just that it looks OK

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Re: Hi everyone....have two 2012 I-Mievs.....need help....

Tue Oct 06, 2020 10:44 am

Thanks guys. Checked fuses with meter....all good.

Tried another kiev suggestion. Put meter on battery, had wife go to start....nothing. Did the same on Raspberry....V jumped to 14.4.

Waiting for the code reader.....should be here Thursday.

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Re: Hi everyone....have two 2012 I-Mievs.....need help....

Tue Oct 06, 2020 11:00 am

So you pulled and checked all the fuses? Like number 3 also?

What about the Blue relays, 1,2, and Main? Do you hear anyof the relays up front click when you turn the Key to ACC, to ON and to START?
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Mailman just brought i909....

Tue Oct 06, 2020 12:32 pm

I'll get back to you.

Thanks.

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Re: Hi everyone....have two 2012 I-Mievs.....need help....

Tue Oct 06, 2020 1:14 pm

P1A15 set.

Scanned EVC....says high voltage circuit (1)

Should I clear it and see what happens?

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