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by DBMandrake
Fri Sep 04, 2020 10:38 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: Miev and lexia 3
Replies: 18
Views: 4394

Re: Miev and lexia 3

Lexia 3 is the interface hardware. Diagbox is the software you run.
by DBMandrake
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:23 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: No READY. P1A15 error. Condenser charge timeout.
Replies: 91
Views: 32051

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

Unplug the high voltage cables for the heater and AC compressor to eliminate the possibility one has a short ?
by DBMandrake
Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:49 am
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger (OBC), DC-DC Converter
Replies: 603
Views: 198034

Re: Troubleshooting and repair for On-board Charger (OBC), DC-DC Converter

OBC 39 is Power factor correction (PFC) circuit output voltage abnormal; the PFC boost is done after the rectification of the input AC voltage and is in the vicinity of the 3 large capacitors on the bottom board. The control ic IC312 for the PFC is on the bottom side of the board, so i would recomm...
by DBMandrake
Sat Jul 11, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: shudder from rear at hwy speeds
Replies: 6
Views: 1057

Re: shudder from rear at hwy speeds

50psi !!

I only "over inflate" my tyres to 38psi, they seem plenty firm enough at that pressure...
by DBMandrake
Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:08 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: not charging my iON, cell or CMU or BMU problems
Replies: 86
Views: 28535

Re: not charging my iON, cell or CMU or BMU problems

Thanks Simon! Very good to know he has solved with a new LTC chip. As long as it's done very carefully by someone with the right solder rework equipment and skills, it does seem that the LTC chip replacement is the most likely repair method to be successful, (side stepping all possible numbering an...
by DBMandrake
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:36 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: not charging my iON, cell or CMU or BMU problems
Replies: 86
Views: 28535

Re: not charging my iON, cell or CMU or BMU problems

Martin has probably forgotten to post back here but on SpeakEV he has reported the problem as solved. There was an interesting wrinkle to the issue though - his car is so old that it has pre-production or very very early production CMU boards which are coloured Red instead of the normal Green and ha...
by DBMandrake
Mon Jun 29, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: 12V battery cumulative drain higher then overall charging.
Replies: 19
Views: 3335

Re: 12V battery cumulative drain higher then overall charging.

Guys, You're all barking up the wrong tree here looking for a problem that doesn't exist. A parasitic drain when the car is off and locked of 13mA is perfectly normal and in fact very good by the standard of many cars! The parasitic drain of my older ICE car (which has an alarm and of course central...
by DBMandrake
Mon Jun 01, 2020 10:42 am
Forum: General Technical Discussions
Topic: MCU 20A 450VDC fuse investigation
Replies: 41
Views: 21625

Re: MCU 20A 450VDC fuse investigation

That was an issue i found-- the minimum order quantity from PEC. i needed something quick to get back on the road so i ordered what was available from Mouser, which was the 30A since they were out of stock in the 20A version and it had a 12-week lead time. With all this talk of finding alternative ...
by DBMandrake
Mon Jun 01, 2020 9:50 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: hobdrive - and i-MIEV ion zero, show electronic control units, reset errors
Replies: 138
Views: 57101

Re: hobdrive - and i-MIEV ion zero, show electronic control units, reset errors

Is there any particular reason why Hobdrive can't work with Bluetooth 3 adaptors on iOS when other apps can ? Especially when the same adaptor works with Hobdrive under Android.
by DBMandrake
Mon Jun 01, 2020 5:20 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: hobdrive - and i-MIEV ion zero, show electronic control units, reset errors
Replies: 138
Views: 57101

Re: hobdrive - and i-MIEV ion zero, show electronic control units, reset errors

I don’t think the MX+ is BLE only “standard” Bluetooth, so I guess it won’t work then.

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