Yeah, that’s how I’m interpreting it too. It started out with a couple minor warnings in the app but with the problem not going away has decided it wasn’t a random fluke and there really is a problem. I scheduled an appointment for late next week to get this looked at.
Update - so far, I’ve received two “electrical system drain” notifications via the FordPass app, and this morning, a similar message when powering on the car:
”Electrical system drain. Service required”
This morning’s message had no corresponding FordPass notification associated with it, and...
I completed a test of this...unfortunately not actual skiing due to work, but letting it sit unplugged overnight in cold weather. The short answer is it did great and should have no issues being a ski car.
The long answer:
Here’s the temperature profile for this test. About 10 hours...
Your best bet is probably to just buy a new corded mobile connector that already has that plug on it. If you search Amazon for “ev charger 14-30” you’ll find some. Not as expensive as the hardwired chargers you see discussed more often.
Thanks! A friend and I designed it, really targeting more the Tesla crowd currently but as you can tell I’m biased towards Ford so am determined to design an elegant J1772 implementation (working on that now!). ChaseStation.com
Yes, it’s the premium cable. 21.4mm diameter and nicely flexible even with temps in the teens. If you wanted to swap out for one, it’d be a pretty simple DIY job, that cable is terminated in lugs attached to a terminal strip with screws.
For comparison, the Tesla cable is 14.5mm, and 17.4mm...
Whoops, I missed that original post! Thanks...yes, you’re correct. Shown here is a NEMA 14-50 option (for the Grizzl-E to plug into) that we‘re actually not selling yet due to some design issues I’m still working out. I’m also working on a way to install a Chargepoint flex on that post, I’ve...
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Phil Long Ford Motor City, Colorado Springs
I‘d rate this experience a 10. They took my LVB concerns seriously and spent time looking into that prior to delivery. Car was ready when promised. Paperwork etc was probably as smooth as it could be.