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by Bebbetufs
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:06 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Why are the floor connection brackets from the batt to the body so important?
Replies: 3
Views: 306

Re: Why are the floor connection brackets from the batt to the body so important?

A friend suggested they are equalization/grounding straps. One reason I suspect he may be on to something is that these are the only points where the battery case rails are connected to thicker metal part which has only a thin layer of black paint as opposed to the multilayered acrylic paint of the ...
by Bebbetufs
Sat Apr 24, 2021 10:01 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Why are the floor connection brackets from the batt to the body so important?
Replies: 3
Views: 306

Re: Why are the floor connection brackets from the batt to the body so important?

Yes. One grounds to the body. The other grounds the internals of the battery compartment to the battery carrying frame.
by Bebbetufs
Sat Apr 24, 2021 8:00 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Why are the floor connection brackets from the batt to the body so important?
Replies: 3
Views: 306

Why are the floor connection brackets from the batt to the body so important?

Why did Mitsubishi go through the trouble of making the floor frame plates no. 12 in the URL below? They have even gone through the trouble to use threadlocker to secure them, and to give them a special warning in the service manual. Still, I can't see them having any structural function as they onl...
by Bebbetufs
Sat Apr 24, 2021 7:47 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Quick question: Not charging after installing battery.
Replies: 5
Views: 597

Re: Quick question: Not charging after installing battery.

Quick update. Thanks to Hobdrive and an old ELM327 OBD adapter I was able to reset fault codes. I found one persistent one related to grounding of the OBD charging plug. Turns out I had overlooked the connector from the charge port to the OBC which is behind the rear bumper. Plugged it in and everyt...
by Bebbetufs
Tue Apr 06, 2021 3:03 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Quick question: Not charging after installing battery.
Replies: 5
Views: 597

Quick update

The 12V battery is now charged enough tto allow the car to go into ready mode and spin the wheels. The 12V is definetly getting power from the DC/DC, which is good. I will still replace this battery as it is clearly damaged from sitting too long. I'm still unable to charge with the level 1, most lik...
by Bebbetufs
Tue Apr 06, 2021 5:09 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Quick question: Not charging after installing battery.
Replies: 5
Views: 597

Re: Quick question: Not charging after installing battery.

Thanks. That's a relief. I will change it later and see.
by Bebbetufs
Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:41 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Quick question: Not charging after installing battery.
Replies: 5
Views: 597

Quick question: Not charging after installing battery.

Hello. Thanks for the great forums and sorry for making my first post a request for help. This is not intended to be a trouble shooting thread, but I would appeciate if you could point me in the right direction so I can narrow down my searches in the forum. I just completed re-installing the tractio...

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