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by lemurchief
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:10 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2016 EV+ Battery Replacement Story
Replies: 15
Views: 8010

Re: 2016 EV+ Battery Replacement Story

I finally have my "new" 2016 EV+. When I picked it up from the Dealership, the battery was charged to 84% and the car reported 98 miles remaining! I just took it on its first drive since I got it home and I'm doing a slow 110v charge right now. I think the best part is that cell deteriora...
by lemurchief
Fri Mar 13, 2020 4:12 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2016 EV+ Battery Replacement Story
Replies: 15
Views: 8010

Re: 2016 EV+ Battery Replacement Story

Hey, any news from you? For the second time now, KIA claimed to have repaired the car then I drive about 50mi and the battery dies with a consumption of about 4.3mi/kw. 2nd tow back to the dealership in 8 days. Now they claim that the car is fine, and I should not drive at highway speeds. I've not d...
by lemurchief
Sat Mar 07, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2016 EV+ Battery Replacement Story
Replies: 15
Views: 8010

Re: 2016 EV+ Battery Replacement Story

I've just had a bad experience with a dealer in GA. Long story short: visited the dealer for the diag due to range at 45mi at 100% charge. They claimed a software update would be the solution. I advised them that battery capacity is a known issue and software would not bring back 50% of capacity. Of...
by lemurchief
Fri Mar 06, 2020 12:11 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2015 Soul EV: My Battery Replacement Story
Replies: 74
Views: 68861

Re: 2015 Soul EV: My Battery Replacement Story

I've scheduled a visit to the nearest Kia dealership to have my 2016 Soule EV+ HV battery checked. Hoping to get a replacement. I've bought the car used with 28000mi in Sep 2019. At that time the car was showing 77mi of range, but I believe it was somehow reset and was showing the range with few sa...
by lemurchief
Wed Feb 26, 2020 4:30 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: 2015 Soul EV: My Battery Replacement Story
Replies: 74
Views: 68861

Re: 2015 Soul EV: My Battery Replacement Story

I've scheduled a visit to the nearest Kia dealership to have my 2016 Soule EV+ HV battery checked. Hoping to get a replacement. I've bought the car used with 28000mi in Sep 2019. At that time the car was showing 77mi of range, but I believe it was somehow reset and was showing the range with few sam...

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