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by Lelik
Tue Aug 13, 2019 5:52 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2015 Soul EV: My Battery Replacement Story
Replies: 70
Views: 44197

Re: 2015 Soul EV: My Battery Replacement Story

I believe the cost of replacement the battery including the battery was $3300, so it’s way more cost effective to reassemble one then shipping new one from Korea.
by Lelik
Fri Aug 09, 2019 3:11 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Soul Spy?
Replies: 689
Views: 227546

Re: Soul Spy?

Sure I will send you files before and after the battery replacement.
by Lelik
Fri Aug 09, 2019 1:33 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Soul Spy?
Replies: 689
Views: 227546

Re: Soul Spy?

I finally got my battery replaced by Kia, they told me there is a facility in Texas where they reassemble batteries. My SOH is 110%, 123 miles range. I'm not sure what battery they put but based on SoulSpy same number of cells. Also the SoulsSpy shown SOH 81% but when Kia tested it was only 42%. I t...
by Lelik
Tue Jul 02, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Soul Spy?
Replies: 689
Views: 227546

Re: Soul Spy?

So to accelerate the battery degradation I need to go completely opposite of what every EV onwer does. Discharge to very minimum and use quick charge as frequent as possible.
by Lelik
Fri Jun 28, 2019 11:05 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Soul Spy?
Replies: 689
Views: 227546

Re: Soul Spy?

After discharging to 20% and charging back to 100% cell #1 showing 4.10v the rest showing 3.88-3.90v, so it’s clear that the cell#1 is bad. The temperature above cell#1 was 33C and the rest 28C. Car display shows 100% charge, however the soulspy soc-display 75.5% and soc precise only 49.8%. So I ass...
by Lelik
Fri Jun 28, 2019 10:36 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Soul Spy?
Replies: 689
Views: 227546

Re: Soul Spy?

Thanks for suggestions, I will try to do that. I noticed that cell 1 has lower voltage than the rest. I'm Russian, but living in Canada, Vancouver. I used to drive Nissan Leaf for 3 years same route and lost like 4% over that period of time. So I hoping it is either the bad battery or some software ...
by Lelik
Fri Jun 28, 2019 8:05 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Soul Spy?
Replies: 689
Views: 227546

Re: Soul Spy?

Checked the SOH is 81%, battery max.cell detoriation_pct 58, max cell V 3.74 battery min.cell detoriation_n 2. Also I noticed that after I charged to 100% last night, the spy shows following SOC_display 100%, battery.SOC 95%, battery.SOC_precise_pct 75%. Any thought about these numbers? Should I cal...
by Lelik
Thu Jun 27, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Soul Spy?
Replies: 689
Views: 227546

Re: Soul Spy?

Just installed and connected to my Soul 2016 55k km, the Soh shows 82% :((. I bought car few weeks ago the range dropped from 150 km to 120 km in few days. Does the car BMS need to be updated?

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