hubermatos
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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Tue Aug 25, 2020 6:35 am

Ok. I will start with taking out the 12 v battery from my working car.

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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Tue Aug 25, 2020 6:46 am

Or just use a good voltmeter and take measurements. Watch the 12V voltage as you turn the key to see how low it gets pulled. If it is a good battery and holds up under load, then the problem is elsewhere. But it should be measured in any case to see what is happening.
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hubermatos
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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Tue Aug 25, 2020 8:15 am

Swapped batteries. Good car works with bad cars battery.

Bad car gives error. Tryed to delete, it comes back.

I will manually try to check capacitor voltage.

hubermatos
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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:06 pm

https://photos.app.goo.gl/2rMngLjsoQWpkm2z7
I measured the voltage of what i think the condensor is. It starts from below 1 v and it rises to 3.3 and after thet it rises slowly.Lexia shows 2 v, it does not change at all.

What do you think i should check next?

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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:23 pm

Unplug the high voltage cables for the heater and AC compressor to eliminate the possibility one has a short ?
- Simon

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ICE: 1997 Citroen Xantia V6

hubermatos
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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:33 pm

DBMandrake wrote:Unplug the high voltage cables for the heater and AC compressor to eliminate the possibility one has a short ?


I can only do that from below the car?

Wow...
So.
I got the traction battery ECU from the working car and put it into the bot working one. P1a15 went away, car is in ready mode.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/BXbHNCuJmwpCTh1t7

What do you guys think of that?

It still gives errors, because it is not the same ECU.
P1A48
P1AAB
P1A2D

Tomorrow I will order a new used ECU. Let's see.

Good night evnation! :)

kiev
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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:49 am

hubermatos wrote:...
I got the traction battery ECU from the working car and put it into the bot working one. P1a15 went away, car is in ready mode.

What do you guys think of that?


That's great! a good test to swap the EV-ECU and get to READY, so the old ECU has a defect in the drive for the Main Contactors.

We don't have a schematic for the ECU in order to troubleshoot for a defective component.
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hubermatos
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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Wed Aug 26, 2020 11:00 pm

That's great! a good test to swap the EV-ECU and get to READY, so the old ECU has a defect in the drive for the Main Contactors.
We don't have a schematic for the ECU in order to troubleshoot for a defective component.


I took it apart to visually inspect it, but it looks brand new, without any signs of failure.
I ordered a new one from Poland. I hope it will work, fingers crossed.

I measured the capacitors, they are charged now.

There is a difference between the two ECUs, I even tested the bad one in the good car, but it showed me no charge in the battery.
The battery pack of the new car is different, it has less packs. So I was surprised the older one is functioning with it.

I will keep you posted.

hubermatos
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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:22 am

The part just came today from Poland, same error.
I will take traction battery apart today to check it.

I dont know what elese to do...

H.

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Re: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.

Wed Sep 16, 2020 4:52 am

That doesn't make any sense. When you swapped ECUs then it seems that you found the issue there and not in the traction battery.

Are you sure that the ECU from Poland is a good functioning unit? Did you try it in the good car? Is it programmed for the same size pack (same number of cells) as the car under repair? Did you open and inspect it for water damage,etc?
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