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by nuggetgalore
Wed, 16 May 2018, 21:17
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: iMiev Recall notice
Replies: 30
Views: 1465

Re: iMiev Recall notice

Has LEV 50 N since I changed the pack in December Didn’t know that the 2012 has LEV 50 N cells. The only reason I believe the 2012 has the "N" cells is because I read articles telling that Yuasa had a lot of complaints with the LEV50s and made improvements that supposedly were used for the 2012 iMi...
by nuggetgalore
Tue, 15 May 2018, 18:59
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: iMiev Recall notice
Replies: 30
Views: 1465

Re: iMiev Recall notice

On my 2011 imiev. If key is in acc position, I can press the foot brake and then change out from park, else gearshift is locked in park 2011 will not go info Ready mode unless Imiev is in park with plug out 2011 will not go into ready mode if plug (powered or not) is in Has your 2011 the keyless en...
by nuggetgalore
Mon, 07 May 2018, 09:52
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: iMiev Recall notice
Replies: 30
Views: 1465

Re: iMiev Recall notice

My dad did the roll down the driveway while plugged in trick too. In his case the evse still had power. That is why I think it is a design fault ( omission) to not have an interlock between the "ready condition" and the gear stick (and hand brake?). I recognize that it is mechanically more involved...
by nuggetgalore
Mon, 07 May 2018, 08:16
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: iMiev Recall notice
Replies: 30
Views: 1465

Re: iMiev Recall notice

Aha, that explains the mishap. "put drink away, then put it in E released handbrake......" That is one of the very few things I can think of is not foolproof.Not being "ready" should not allow the gear stick to get out of park. Interlock feature that does not allow system shut down if the gear stick...
by nuggetgalore
Sun, 06 May 2018, 09:31
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: iMiev Recall notice
Replies: 30
Views: 1465

Re: iMiev Recall notice

Does the same thing happen when the plug is plugged in, but the evse has no power attached? Only asking as I power my evse via a timer. My present car will only stop me from going in drive mode if the evse has power Yes . The car is immobilised any time the EVSE is plugged in. Just checked it again...
by nuggetgalore
Sat, 05 May 2018, 22:27
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: iMiev Recall notice
Replies: 30
Views: 1465

Re: iMiev Recall notice

Another very late update on the recall, with the motor software, and yep, i thought the car was ready, it wasnt, the charger was still plugged in, hand brake off, put it in E, foot off the brake, BANG! ripped the charge plug out.... not much damage to the car, but the plug is no longer a snug fit i...
by nuggetgalore
Thu, 29 Mar 2018, 09:40
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale
Replies: 263
Views: 10255

Re: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale

I wanted to go, but had an ATA meeting at the same time. Guess we'll have to wait and see if these are really miracle caps :-) Reminds me of a presentation we had a couple weeks ago on Sodium Nickel Chloride storage packs from GridEdge company. Great product range, for high energy, wide temp range i...
by nuggetgalore
Thu, 29 Mar 2018, 09:19
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale
Replies: 263
Views: 10255

Re: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale

The way forward? SiriusTitanateModule.png i.e. Get some white-on-red stickers made with the word "TITANATE". Lithium Titanate cells have many advantages over other lithium-ion cells. Those advantages just don't happen to include one million cycles to 100% DOD, a 45 year calendar life, operation at ...
by nuggetgalore
Thu, 29 Mar 2018, 04:56
Forum: Batteries, charging, management and monitoring
Topic: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale
Replies: 263
Views: 10255

Re: Arvio 3.5kWh drop-in-battery-replacement supercapacitor on sale

I went to the presentation last night. It was more about ARVIO's business of manufacturing /supplying storage systems than the supercaps. I think their products are top notch, irrespective of the battery . www.arvio.com.au The question if the Kiolwatt lab SIRIUS Capacitor Module stores the energy in...
by nuggetgalore
Sat, 10 Mar 2018, 20:18
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 10 Amp charging
Replies: 69
Views: 4711

Re: 10 Amp charging

[/quote] I think that's the case with Ampfibian too - the new one we got uses a different circuit breaker which pops after a few mins charging an iMiev, but I ordered a replacement from the original manufacturer and it's now working reliably as my first Ampfibian did... The new one that tripped ever...
by nuggetgalore
Thu, 08 Mar 2018, 07:41
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Inside an iMiEV's LEV50 cell
Replies: 22
Views: 1206

Re: Inside an iMiEV's LEV50 cell

Supercapacitors would not be practical for a car - they still offer 1 4 of the energy density of today's Li-ion cells. I'd always thought they could be very helpful as a supplemental store of charge, though. Recoup more from deceleration, feed back into the battery pack more slowly. Or just store a...
by nuggetgalore
Thu, 08 Mar 2018, 07:35
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 10 Amp charging
Replies: 69
Views: 4711

Re: 10 Amp charging

I have a Jaycar 15 to 10 amp adaptor that is out of spec Ie allows 13 amp thru for imiev. Wanted to get another but now they are in spec. I used the amphibian to charge at the electric vehicle expo. I needed top up charge because I gave visitors test rides. What I noticed was that the Amphibian cor...
by nuggetgalore
Tue, 27 Feb 2018, 05:55
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Inside an iMiEV's LEV50 cell
Replies: 22
Views: 1206

Re: Inside an iMiEV's LEV50 cell

I'm keen to start building battery modules to replace the cells of an iMiEV Sounds great, I'll be a customer when my traction dies! There is a company in Europe that has upgraded the Outlander PHEV battery to 19.5kWh, maybe you can get some ideas from him as it uses very similar cells. https://yout...
by nuggetgalore
Mon, 26 Feb 2018, 20:56
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: iMiev won't start!
Replies: 11
Views: 442

Re: iMiev won't start!

I only changed my 12vdc batt last dec 2017. Because my canion was not working. Have had it since new 2011. Prolly didn’t need changing. Just wonder if your airbag warning light was on after disconnecting the auxiliary battery. This happened to my 2010 iMiEV twice, both times for unknown reason the ...
by nuggetgalore
Thu, 01 Feb 2018, 14:17
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*
Replies: 253
Views: 17836

Re: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*

in 24 hours lost 15% SOC . What is wrong with my battery? Could it be that your 12v battery is faulty so it is constantly being charged by the traction battery? One factor I have not included is the drop in ambient temperature. It was stinking hot prior to the last charge (high 30s,40 one day) .Las...
by nuggetgalore
Thu, 01 Feb 2018, 09:15
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*
Replies: 253
Views: 17836

Re: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*

47925 km Battery Capacity 34.6Ah battery condition 72.08 PMC cell volt difference 0.005 to 0.01 V Sad update on my car's battery: Checked with CaniOn: the last full charge was only 99 RR and 95% SoC (at about 4 hours after full charge ,see note below).I left the car parked for another 24 hours witho...
by nuggetgalore
Wed, 31 Jan 2018, 16:51
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*
Replies: 253
Views: 17836

Re: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*

Thought I would post some EV+ battery condition readings in here. 2010 i-Miev in March 2016, 30,000km condition 80%, capacity 38.4Ah in Dec 2017, 45,000km condition 74.38% capacity 35.7 Ah Range according to the meter still typically varies between 80 and 100km fully charged. As suggested in sister...
by nuggetgalore
Mon, 29 Jan 2018, 06:29
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.
Replies: 24
Views: 1293

Re: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.

I was trying to ask what your total distance was from the previous full charge to empty, assuming you did have it fully charged before that run. First I have to clarify that the RR km are always more than what the real life km are. The (full) charge I ran down to turtle was 102 RR . Over the next t...
by nuggetgalore
Fri, 26 Jan 2018, 19:46
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.
Replies: 24
Views: 1293

Re: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.

How many km did you get to the ___ RR? Mine shut down completely with no turtle and 7km RR left, which is not very confidence inspiring, but I think I may have confused it with a long slow downhill run. RR was about 4 km at turtle but I guess after 3 it showed ____RR. I had the AC on and I rode up ...
by nuggetgalore
Thu, 25 Jan 2018, 06:38
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.
Replies: 24
Views: 1293

Re: 2012 Imiev 70K kms, battery u/s.

facturer says 50Ah however that is in the factory) then the PMC (Percentage of Manufacturer's Capacity, or SOH) of my battery at 34.1Ah is 71% for my 2010 iMiEV at 65Kkm, again not too far from yours. We are currently getting around 86km real range with 2-3 passengers and no A/c use. We run the tyr...
by nuggetgalore
Mon, 15 Jan 2018, 17:14
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Dealer can tell you kWhs in iMiEV
Replies: 7
Views: 585

Re: Dealer can tell you kWhs in iMiEV

Previously it was 12.9kWh. Now 12.7kWh. The little change is reassuring because I had the feeling the range remaining guess-o-meter has been telling me lower numbers lately in spite of warmer weather. I lost a fair bit over winter but recovered all but maybe 10 km since it warmed up.Bummer. 12.5 kW...
by nuggetgalore
Mon, 15 Jan 2018, 05:05
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: Outlander PHEV suddenly disabled
Replies: 11
Views: 1431

Re: Outlander PHEV suddenly disabled

. I suspect that, notwithstanding the dealer's denial, this is what has happened. I understand the 2017 PHEV has better battery range compared with previous models and that this was achieved with better BMS software so in the absence of any other explanation, I'm going with this one. I wonder if th...
by nuggetgalore
Tue, 05 Dec 2017, 17:03
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 10 Amp charging
Replies: 69
Views: 4711

Re: 10 Amp charging

My 2010 iMiev charges with an Amphibian all the time and only pops the circuit breaker on days when the outdoor temp is in the high 30s or above - or if I leave it in direct sunlight. On cooler days it never triggers. It's rated for a temperature of up to 40C so I figured there was no mystery to thi...
by nuggetgalore
Tue, 05 Dec 2017, 16:38
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: I-MiEV Main battery cell failure
Replies: 52
Views: 3195

Re: I-MiEV Main battery cell failure

I think it was showing no bars (one bar flashing) and the charger icon (if you look carefully it is not a fuel bowser) was flashing. Thanks for the answer. I never looked closely enough to see what my" bowser" was. Of course it was silly to interpret it as a dino juice hose! But it was fun watching...
by nuggetgalore
Mon, 04 Dec 2017, 17:29
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: I-MiEV Main battery cell failure
Replies: 52
Views: 3195

Re: I-MiEV Main battery cell failure

Not particularly unhappy with ours because it went about 90km before doing that, which was about expected. Know not to trust the range meter now though. I always knew it wasn't precise, but I expected it to be more accurate as it ran out. Yes the RR distance is to be taken with some caution. I thin...