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Kona EV Off Peak Charging

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019, 08:34
by vk6xre
Hi all, I have a Kona Launch Model. The scheduled off peak charging does not charge within the charging window. I have tried different EVSE units. I have tried setting different times. Nothing. It either charges 7 - 8 pm or refuses to charge at all. Unscheduled charging works fine.

Is anybody else suffering this issue?

Re: Kona EV Off Peak Charging

Posted: Tue, 21 May 2019, 08:40
by g4qber
Tis a bug. Right reecho?

Re: Kona EV Off Peak Charging

Posted: Thu, 23 May 2019, 15:47
by Clintsc9
I haven't been able to get mine to work either so not worrying about it.

With my electricity supply the difference between peak and off-peak is 4 c/kWh. So a difference of $2.56 on a full charge from empty.

Re: Kona EV Off Peak Charging

Posted: Fri, 24 May 2019, 18:50
by reecho
vk6xre wrote:
Tue, 21 May 2019, 08:34
Hi all, I have a Kona Launch Model. The scheduled off peak charging does not charge within the charging window. I have tried different EVSE units. I have tried setting different times. Nothing. It either charges 7 - 8 pm or refuses to charge at all. Unscheduled charging works fine.

Is anybody else suffering this issue?
Yep. Every Kona worldwide suffers from the issue including mine. Fix in the works. Appears to be a bug in the radio firmware.

https://www.speakev.com/threads/schedul ... ng.138524/

Re: Kona EV Off Peak Charging

Posted: Tue, 11 Jun 2019, 22:53
by vk6xre
I don't feel it is world wide just the AU and NZ Firmware versions. I have been to my dealer and they tested 2 Konas a Launch Model and a Highlander and they both suffered the same issues.