I installed a HomeLink visor in my 2013 FFE in 10 minutes! Allrighty, I did this over the weekend.
Overall 4 out of 5 stars. (I have a 2013 FFE with new visor style) Here are some things that I want to point out and/or emphasize... 1) The connector is in fact glued down HARD up in the headliner in some cases. This was my case. Ford Focus Electric Forum. Tires arrived today - but to late to get them mounted.
Though it looks like I may have overlooked a critical parameter in my rolling resistance predictions - load rating. The stock tires have a 93 load rating (650 kg). The argument about wider tires having lower rolling resistance is based on the assumption that wider tires are usually spec'd to carry a heavier load, but if the load stays the same then total force required to roll the tire decreases. Well, the replacement tires I ordered have a load rating of 91 (615 kg), so looks like I goofed. The Michelin Energy Saver series isn't available in anything lower than a 50 profile, so no chance getting these on 18" wheels with the FFE. The Official Site of Ford Vehicles. Electric Vehicle Charging. Check out my mobile Level 2 charging kit! This weekend I had the first real test of my portable Level 2 charging kit.
I drove to my sister's house, a 65 mile trip, after which I only had 12 miles of range left (I drove at 55-65 mph, with A/C for most of the way, in 80-degree heat). At my sister's, I was able to charge for 3 hours, and gained back 50 miles of range, which was more than plenty to reach my next charging point. View topic - Fix for Leviton EVB40 - all 3 lights illuminated. My Leviton EVB40-SPT charging station arrived with a manufacturing defect that caused all three lights on the front panel to illuminate continuously. There was an easy to fix for this, and it may work for you too if you're willing to get inside the thing. Power (red), Charging (yellow), and Fault (red) lit up together, and stayed that way. This is not mentioned anywhere in the installation or user instructions.
I first tried unplugging and re-plugging, resetting the circuit, etc. I then called the Leviton support line, and they unintentionally led me to a DIY solution. Leviton told me to return the unit to the retailer (Amazon). EVB40-PST > Electric Vehicle Charging Station. Brand Features Leviton introduces its next generation electric vehicle charging station -- designed with a durable thermoplastic cover.
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Electric Vehicle Chargers. Owners Guide. Charging Station Options For The Focus Electric. I'll divide this post into two sections:1.
Home chargingstations (Beyond the travel cord)2. ChargePoint - Driver Sign up. ChargePoint® Account Agreement Effective Date: February 14, 2014 Please read this ChargePoint Account Agreement carefully.
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Focus has limited performance due to hot temperatures. Jasper7821 wrote: I live in Tucson and work in the middle of the desert between Tucson and Phoenix at a old Army base and the tarmac here gets 120 in the summer.
I got got my 2013 FFE white platinum leather a few days ago and the afternoon is already 100 and man the black dash is baking hot. I think I'm just going to get a cheap car cover (Costco $30) and unscrew the roof antenna and that should help keep the battery cooler and the car too.I had a black car and if you touched it in the afternoon you could totally burn your hand. Where do I get a charge card from to use the pay stations. WattsUp hit the high points.
Here's my $0.02: 1. Go to plugshare.com first, type in your city. 2. Figure out which stations you will most likely use, and ones for emergency. 3. Plug-In Austin.