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by ZuinigeRijder
Sat Aug 10, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Battery Ageing Model
Replies: 412
Views: 142889

Re: Battery Ageing Model

I don't know why that battery check wasn't done sooner. Apparently a battery check can't be logged in their system and they can only make a hardcopy. They said I should have these from earlier but I don't. I never saw one from my car. I'm sure I would have remembered if I did. I have to ask explici...
by ZuinigeRijder
Sat Jun 15, 2019 5:39 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Battery Ageing Model
Replies: 412
Views: 142889

Re: Battery Ageing Model

- Thanks ZuinigeRijder. That's great data. Your car is doing really well. You have the best battery efficiency figures for any car in this thread - 17.7 kWh/100km. I am assuming that is because you drive on flat terrain - no hills in NL - , and your commute has few traffic lights / speed cameras. T...
by ZuinigeRijder
Mon Jun 10, 2019 2:25 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Battery Ageing Model
Replies: 412
Views: 142889

Re: Battery Ageing Model

My Kia Soul EV from September 2014 has now driven 108251km and the SOH is now 93.55%. Note that the previous owner already got a SOH of approx. 102% after the first year. Seems that it pays off to mainly charge till 80% SOC (yes, my model has still the option to charge till 80%) and try to keep it a...
by ZuinigeRijder
Wed Jun 05, 2019 2:36 am
Forum: Technical Discussions for e-Soul
Topic: eSoul Spy?
Replies: 2
Views: 548

Re: eSoul Spy?

by ZuinigeRijder
Tue Apr 02, 2019 7:43 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Soul Spy?
Replies: 655
Views: 180908

Re: Soul Spy?

I gave it a try. It was working without a problem for me. Well done.
by ZuinigeRijder
Mon Feb 11, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Battery Ageing Model
Replies: 412
Views: 142889

Re: Battery Ageing Model

The screenshot on the previous post made me check some statistics from my old 2015 Soul. The interesting numbers are the Max and Min Deterioration Cell numbers. They show Max det #2 and Min det #8. My car had a change in deterioration numbers at 148 occations. The Min det was #8 in 76%, the Max det...
by ZuinigeRijder
Wed Nov 28, 2018 11:01 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Battery suddenly only charging to 90%
Replies: 3
Views: 3961

Re: Battery suddenly only charging to 90%

Are you charging with slow charger? 110 Volt? 220 Volt?

My battery was also not 100% when pre-heating, because pre-heating used more than 2000 Watt, which my trickle charger delivers at 220 Volt.
by ZuinigeRijder
Thu Sep 27, 2018 1:56 am
Forum: News and Main Soul EV Forum Discussions
Topic: MY2020 Soul EV. 64kWh.
Replies: 42
Views: 21939

Re: Next Generation Soul EV will be Bigger! And for Europe only.

2020 Kia Soul EV Prototype Reveals Dashboard, Much Improved Range: https://www.carscoops.com/2018/09/2020-kia-soul-ev-prototype-reveals-dashboard-much-improved-range/ The central display shows this prototype can drive for 437 km (271 miles) on a 92% battery charge. Design-wise, the layout is definit...
by ZuinigeRijder
Sun Sep 02, 2018 11:35 pm
Forum: General / Main Kia Soul EV Owners Forum
Topic: Firmware update to DC fast charge to 94%?
Replies: 10
Views: 8831

Re: Firmware update to DC fast charge to 94%?

...I did ask for a BMS update and after the update in August, I now can fast charge to 94% directly instead of 84%... ZuinigeRijde thanks for the latest info. Previously you had a BMS firmware update in June 2017 for a 12V battery charging issue - Battery Ageing Model Do you remember if the fast ch...
by ZuinigeRijder
Sat Sep 01, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: General / Main Kia Soul EV Owners Forum
Topic: Firmware update to DC fast charge to 94%?
Replies: 10
Views: 8831

Re: Firmware update to DC fast charge to 94%?

- On the Internet there are numerous reports of all kinds of magic behavior by this upgrade. It magically restores your battery to new! The claim that it allows charging on Chademo straight through to 94% has plenty of non-reliable sources. The only reliable poster to discuss this was Elmil in Swed...

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