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by kiev
Tue Jun 23, 2015 1:38 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Fresh owner of damaged Peugeot Ion
Replies: 12
Views: 4025

Re: Fresh owner of damaged Peugeot Ion

Welcome. There are two main contactors, + and -, be sure to replace both if there is an issue. So far nobody has reported being able to read/reset trouble codes. Maybe that will happen as more folks pick up used cars coming off lease, etc. and start peeling back the covers. You could charge the cell...
by kiev
Tue Jun 23, 2015 12:41 pm
Forum: Tech/Reference Articles (Read Only)
Topic: Directing A/C air to the main pack
Replies: 0
Views: 2165

Directing A/C air to the main pack

Pages from the FSM showing location and electrical operation of the servo motor: plus added pictures of servo and crank arms Re-direct A/C to pack EDIT BY MODERATOR: Link to Passive Cooling topic where this is discussed in detail and photos: ( http://myimiev.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=1515 )
by kiev
Tue Jun 23, 2015 12:11 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Long Distance Travel Battery Thermal Concerns
Replies: 63
Views: 18523

Re: Long Distance Travel Battery Thermal Concerns

PV1 wrote:... The i-MiEV really wasn't designed for travelling more than 100 miles a day.


i totally agree--the seats are very uncomfortable and any more than 30 miles at a time is painful. Plus lack of arm rest and cruise control is another PIA.
by kiev
Tue Jun 23, 2015 6:23 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Stop that key-reminder noise and lose 6 [edit: 8] lbs fast!
Replies: 14
Views: 5746

Stop that key-reminder noise and lose 6 [edit: 8] lbs fast!

That annoying dinging sound when you open a door when the key is in the switch! [edit: added pictures here, leg-slicer Sometimes i have to load or unload with the doors open for extended time, and i want to leave the key in the ignition (so i know where it is and don't have to look for it), and i wa...
by kiev
Sun Jun 21, 2015 4:23 pm
Forum: Batteries and Battery Management
Topic: Long Distance Travel Battery Thermal Concerns
Replies: 63
Views: 18523

Re: Long Distance Travel Battery Thermal Not a Concern

The CMU temperature has to reach a high temp limit of 60 C before it throws a trouble code. With an eight or ten year warranty why worry--just drive the hell out of it and see if you can wear it out or cause it to fail. The factory obviously has a high level of confidence in their systems to put suc...
by kiev
Sun Jun 21, 2015 5:15 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Can Ion Diagnostic message reader
Replies: 2
Views: 1744

Re: Can Ion Diagnostic message reader

I'm running canOn131 using an ODBII Bluetooth (ELM327 Vgate Scan Advanced OBD2 Bluetooth Code Reader) unit plugged into the ODB socket... You need to use a higher fidelity bluetooth--the ELM327 is not up to the task. Recommended OBD-II Bluetooth-Adapter: OBDLink LX Bluetooth or OBDLink MX Bluetooth...

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