Go Back   EcoModder Forum > EcoModding > Fossil Fuel Free
Register Now
 Register Now
 

Reply  Post New Thread
 
Submit Tools LinkBack Thread Tools
Old 11-18-2016, 11:41 AM   #11 (permalink)
Not Doug
 
Xist's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Show Low, AZ
Posts: 11,320

Chorizo - '00 Honda Civic HX, baby! :D
90 day: 35.35 mpg (US)

Mid-Life Crisis Fighter - '99 Honda Accord LX
90 day: 34.2 mpg (US)

Gramps - '04 Toyota Camry LE
90 day: 35.93 mpg (US)
Thanks: 7,102
Thanked 2,094 Times in 1,602 Posts
Quote:
Originally Posted by oil pan 4 View Post
So an EVs drive line should have been simpler to work on than ICE drive line. But the manufacturers made sure that wasn't the case.
Well, it is a Fiat.

  Reply With Quote
Alt Today
Popular topics

Other popular topics in this forum...

   
Old 11-18-2016, 03:03 PM   #12 (permalink)
Permanent Apprentice
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: norcal oosae
Posts: 523
Thanks: 351
Thanked 312 Times in 214 Posts
Well.....
It's not exactly that, though I have to admit the alternative is not much better...

It's a Chrysler. Yup, Chrysler was dragged kicking and screaming away from its core business of muscle cars and pickup trucks by the state of California. Some Puny % of their business had to make a 0 emissions car. You can find all sorts of quotes from the CEO of Chrysler about how they didn't want to make this "compliance" car.

Anyway, in spite of themselves (except for some details) they made a pretty good car! It's fun to drive, and its range is about 90miles, based on highway driving, mountain road driving, and city stop and go. My wife LOVES driving it and it's going to be even more fun with the Abarth upgrades...

Now, regarding the driveline, it couldn't get much simpler. It's basically just like the Leaf's driveline with the motor, 1 speed gearbox, and final drive/differential.

The driveline is NOT the issue at hand.

The problem is very common with just about any modern car. It's swamped with "convenience" electronics. I got the wiring diagrams for the Abarth - another version of the Fiat 500. While these diagrams don't show the motor control and other things unique to the 500e, they DO show probably 90% of the other stuff, which is insane. Some of it, like tire pressure monitoring systems that use one of the CAN busses, were REQUIRED by the Federal government for cars made in 2013.

I could go on and on, but I won't waste all of your time...

E*clipse


Quote:
Originally Posted by Xist View Post
Well, it is a Fiat.
  Reply With Quote
Old 11-18-2016, 06:35 PM   #13 (permalink)
Master EcoModder
 
freebeard's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: northwest of normal
Posts: 23,332
Thanks: 6,583
Thanked 7,443 Times in 6,068 Posts
Try this search:

https://www.google.com/search?q="right+to+repair"+evtv

I can't find it but they had an adventure trying to get Chrysler to sell [not lease?] them a replacement pack. Tesla only sell their wiring diagrams to people who live (or claim to live) in Massachusetts.

  Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to freebeard For This Useful Post:
e*clipse (11-21-2016)
Reply  Post New Thread


Tags
can bus, controller, electric vehicle

Thread Tools




Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2022, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO 3.5.2
All content copyright EcoModder.com