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BlackheathDiggs

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I'm glad to see in this RHD version that they've also adapted the layout of the main display screen. The car icon (top right hand corner) is the button for adjusting vehicles settings (eg drive modes) and on US versions this button was on the left hand side (closest to the driver). I was worried they wouldn't adjust this for RHD vehicles, and it would be an awkward reach across the screen, but looks like they've thought of that! Phew!





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A little concerned that our US friends seem to be experiencing 12v battery issues. Already have had reports of their cars losing charge and having to use the emergency bonnet opening feature to get to the battery to boost it. I did think of getting little booster power pack just in case but if I keep it in the car and can't open the doors because the battery is flat then there is no point. Hopefully the Ford breakdown cover will extend to this side of life as well. Worth checking with your dealer me thinks. Not good that this is happening after only a couple of weeks. I thought the HV battery was supposed to monitor the 12v battery and keep it topped up. Ooooppppsssss
 

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A little concerned that our US friends seem to be experiencing 12v battery issues. Already have had reports of their cars losing charge and having to use the emergency bonnet opening feature to get to the battery to boost it. I did think of getting little booster power pack just in case but if I keep it in the car and can't open the doors because the battery is flat then there is no point. Hopefully the Ford breakdown cover will extend to this side of life as well. Worth checking with your dealer me thinks. Not good that this is happening after only a couple of weeks. I thought the HV battery was supposed to monitor the 12v battery and keep it topped up. Ooooppppsssss
I’m pretty shocked, and a little worried, about the amount of issues overall. Not many people on the forum who haven’t had some sort of issue, and quite a few of them have been pretty major issues.
 

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I’m pretty shocked, and a little worried, about the amount of issues overall. Not many people on the forum who haven’t had some sort of issue, and quite a few of them have been pretty major issues.
As I said in a post ages ago, one good thing about our cars being delivered so long after the US ones is that these issues come to light and hopefully can have an easy fix. They have the 3 week cruise to figure it out.
 

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As I said in a post ages ago, one good thing about our cars being delivered so long after the US ones is that these issues come to light and hopefully can have an easy fix. They have the 3 week cruise to figure it out.
Yes mate, fingers crossed! To be fair, looks like many are temperature related, it ‘ain’t that cold here!
 

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The maximum AC charge rate is limited to 11kwh by the car's onboard capabilities. If you plug in a 22kwh charger the car will only accept 11 kwh. I don't understand why you would want to limit this any further. If you use a 22kwh for an hour you would get 11kw of power. If you reduced the charge rate to 7kw you would have 4kw less in the same hour.
What I read is slower charge better battery save. I want to install 22KW charger at work but when I’m there for all day to charge slowly and save the battery. When I’m there only for few hours to charge fast.
 

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What I read is slower charge better battery save. I want to install 22KW charger at work but when I’m there for all day to charge slowly and save the battery. When I’m there only for few hours to charge fast.
The way I understand it is that when charging on AC the speed is not really a concern. It is only recommended not to 100% regularly. Too many fast DC charges is more of an issue. I am sure the more experienced EV owners on here (@Wonky_Donkey ) will correct me if I am wrong, seeing that I am a newbie at all this.
 

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Very unlikely that you can charge at 22kw at home. You need 3 phase to do 11kw which the majority of domestic properties don't have. And anyway, the car charger should be on it's own dedicated circuit so tripping the breaker shouldn't be an issue. I am sure that if there is a qualified electrician out there they will correct me if I am wrong.
Yes, I understand what you mean, I have 3 phase and a dedicated circuit for the charger but am still afread I might trip the main circuit breaker and the energy company has to come to fix this at high cost for me...(max is 3 x 25amp)

I have a water/water heatpump to warm the house and induction cookingplate and use a lot of electricity at the same time and a woodworking workspace (hobby) with all 3 phase machines😉
 
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What I read is slower charge better battery save. I want to install 22KW charger at work but when I’m there for all day to charge slowly and save the battery. When I’m there only for few hours to charge fast.
It is better to charge at 11kW, and when needed at 22kW correct!

Oops, as stated below, 11kW is the max AC...(thanks @portlandg )
 
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It is better to charge at 11kW, and when needed at 22kW correct!
The car won't charge at 22kw AC. It is limited to 11kw due to the onboard charger/converter
 

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Thanks that my exact spec and colour!
Which spec is this? This is my colour and I love it! Do you think they might want to give it to me now so I don't have to wait any longer?
Where is this car? I want to see it in the flesh!
 

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Which spec is this? This is my colour and I love it! Do you think they might want to give it to me now so I don't have to wait any longer?
Where is this car? I want to see it in the flesh!
We have the same one on order! It's the space white RWD standard range.

I know how you feel. Just sent this to my wife (it's going to be her car) and we are definitely chuffed we made the right colour choice
 

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Ooooh that's my car! I love it. Where is it? How do you know it is the SR and RWD version? Can you tell by looking at it?
 

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