curtalva wrote:... Please help me make sense of this. Am I missing something? Does it somehow make sense in some way I don't yet understand. ... I bought my 2015 Kia Soul EV about 9 days ago. It has 11K miles. It's been sitting on a lot the last year or more.
I replied to you in your previous thread. - Full Charge in 2h 35min (level 2)
JejuSoul wrote:I think the battery in your car may be severely degraded. Or perhaps there is a fault in the BMS.
The actual range you are getting is the definitive proof of how much battery you have left.
In your car the GOM seems to assume the battery is not degraded, and still has the capability to go much further than it actually can.
My paranoid suspicion is that an unscrupulous dealer has reset the BMS to show zero degradation on a car that actually has a bad battery...
I now think it is very unlikely that your car had a BMS reset.
Another possible reason the GOM might be so out of sync on your car is that the battery degraded substantially during the time the car was left parked on the lot. Without being turned on or driven the BMS would continue to report a non-degraded battery. It will take a few weeks for the BMS to adjust to the actual reality.
Something that will help is to do a range test. Charge to 100%, drive to nearly empty, then charge back up to 100%. Let us know what happens.
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