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by DougGlover
Tue, 04 May 2021, 08:40
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: MiEV Melbourne, potential regen braking issue
Replies: 26
Views: 570

Re: MiEV Melbourne, potential regen braking issue

I think the iMiEV 12V system is very basic - constand high voltage when operating (or soon after connecting charge). No 'smart altenator' activity I have seen.
by DougGlover
Fri, 15 Jan 2021, 07:14
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 12V auxiliary battery replacement
Replies: 14
Views: 663

Re: 12V auxiliary battery replacement

It is not an expensive battery for the iMiEV - I got one recently for a hundred bucks or so from a local battery company. It is a basic (around 40Ah I think) small Japanese car battery.
by DougGlover
Tue, 12 Jan 2021, 07:52
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: 12V auxiliary battery replacement
Replies: 14
Views: 663

Re: 12V auxiliary battery replacement

Don't forget - if you do not use your iMiEV for a while (a week or so) the 12V battery can discharge - the iMiEV did not charge the 12V battery even if left plugged in to the mains.... If you are not using your vehicle regularly, consider plugging the 12V battery into a trickle charger (or similar)....
by DougGlover
Fri, 13 Mar 2020, 10:00
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*
Replies: 266
Views: 49973

Re: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*

Why was the reversing camera feature of the sat-nav not utilised? Excellent question - on all the other vehicles I developed kits for, we included the camera. In the end it was decided the vehicle has great visibility (and size is its friend) - combined with reducing the risk of damage in removing ...
by DougGlover
Thu, 12 Mar 2020, 11:35
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*
Replies: 266
Views: 49973

Re: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*

Pretty sure this would be the original battery - not used much - picked it up with 16,500 km and now only just over 18,000km (and probably rarely on fast-charge) - airport and demo life..... The accessories I worked on were the Sat-Nav and radio for the vehicle (they were good at the time!) as well ...
by DougGlover
Wed, 11 Mar 2020, 07:05
Forum: Mitsubishi
Topic: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*
Replies: 266
Views: 49973

Re: i-MiEV Range *no discussion*

Managed to get an original Mitsubishi demo vehicle (for our organisation) - as follows: 2010 model (VIN 01/10) 18,000kms (picked up at 16,500) Battery Capacity 42.5Ah Condition 85.00 PMC (assuming 50Ah from factory) Cell voltage variation 0.005 to 0.02V I think it has a range of 120km (based on driv...