bgarr33434
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Math doesn't work

Mon Dec 24, 2018 1:28 pm

My 2015 Kia Souk EV w 36,000 miles shows 23.1kwh soh. I'm averaging 4.0 miles per kwh. So why does my gom say 65 miles range when 100% charged? It should be in the low 90s. The car is one month new to me. Also max deterioration is 98%, so I have at least one pair of cells at about zero. Can they be replaced?

Kish
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Re: Math doesn't work

Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:17 pm

Mat det at 98% is concerning. Your battery pack has become extremely unbalanced, thus BMS leading to spit out 65 miles on the GOM. Try running down your battery to 0% and see what you get?

Or else you could go to the dealer and get a SOH report (~$120). That's the only way to check for sure. If it's under warranty conditions, the pack will be replaced under warranty. Otherwise you're stuck waiting until it gets worse.
2015 Soul EV+ | 45k miles
2017 Bolt EV Premier | 45k miles

bgarr33434
Posts: 14
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Re: Math doesn't work

Thu Dec 27, 2018 5:29 pm

Thanks for responding! Yes, car has about 18 months of warranty remaining. I'm the second owner....First was a lease, I did get a SOH when the local dealer did some warranty work. 87%. I'll try to figure out when I can run the battery down. What should I expect will happen?

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