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by MechDork
Mon Nov 23, 2020 6:56 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Spark EV Forum
Topic: Completely No Charge
Replies: 2
Views: 2575

Re: Completely No Charge

Jiggle the negative battery cable at the 12v battery under the hood and it'll come to life. Mine did this every couple of months for a year before I finally bought a new negative cable for it. It was easy to replace and I've had no problems since. PROTIP: You can easily get a universal cable to work...
by MechDork
Sun Jun 09, 2019 1:48 pm
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: New owner
Replies: 16
Views: 7683

Re: New owner

I disagree about L. When you’re in D you only get access to full regen when you hit the brake pedal we find it too hard to find the sweet spot on the brake pedal between when regen ends and when mechanical braking begins, causing us to waste energy on mechanical braking when we were hitting the bra...
by MechDork
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:34 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Cold Weather Range
Replies: 60
Views: 36058

Re: Cold Weather Range

I about fainted here when it was -8 degrees fahrenheit and despite letting it warm up while plugged in it still read "42" miles max range, especially when last fall when I got it I saw 81 as the highest. Not a big deal.. my round trip commute is only 25 miles but I was a bit concerned about it's cha...
by MechDork
Sat Feb 17, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: General / Main Owners Forum
Topic: Another new Spark EV Owner here (From Chicago Illinois area)
Replies: 11
Views: 7779

Re: Another new Spark EV Owner here (From Chicago Illinois a

^ Arizona does actually beat Illinois overall. My title cost me $4 (not $95) and it was handed to me off the printer at the DMV (no waiting for it in the mail for weeks or months) AND the plates are for 2 years as well in AZ and cost me a whopping $8 a year for EV plates :D I also have an AZ insura...

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