SageBrush
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Delivery Date: 13 Feb 2017
Location: Colorado

Timer Cancellation Issue

Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:10 am

My LEAF is a 2013 'S' model.
My default is to have the time activated for night time charging but today is an example of when I want charging to start immediately.
Either a quirk of my car or something in my behavior, but I am only able to cancel the timer by
Powering down the car;
Connecting the charge cable;
then returning to the car and pushing the 'timer off' button.

The manual says that I should be able to cancel the timer before I exit the car and then I have some time to connect the cable.
Am I doing something wrong ? I've thought about going through the menus to turn off the timer function but that is more of an annoyance than the dance between the cable and the button.
2013 LEAF 'S' Model with QC & rear-view camera
Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Car is now enjoying an easy life in Colorado
3/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles
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alozzy
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Joined: Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:25 pm
Delivery Date: 18 Jan 2017
Location: Vancouver, BC
Contact: Website

Re: Timer Cancellation Issue

Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:23 pm

That does sound odd.

On my 2013 SV, I simply press the timer override button, while still in the car and with the power off:

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The middle blue light on the dash then goes solid blue and gives me roughly 10 minutes to connect to the EVSE. If I don't connect to the EVSE within that time, then the override light goes off and it goes back to timer mode.
Vancouver, CA owner of a 2013 Ocean Blue SV + QC, purchased 01/2017 in WA
Zencar 12/20/24/30A L1/L2 portable EVSE
1-1/4" Curt #11396 hitch
After market, DIY LED DRLs
LeafSpy Pro + Konnwei KW902 ELM327 BT OBDII dongle
Loving my first BEV :D

alozzy
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Re: Timer Cancellation Issue

Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:24 pm

It should work, just like in this video:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QZF0nKHdOZE
Vancouver, CA owner of a 2013 Ocean Blue SV + QC, purchased 01/2017 in WA
Zencar 12/20/24/30A L1/L2 portable EVSE
1-1/4" Curt #11396 hitch
After market, DIY LED DRLs
LeafSpy Pro + Konnwei KW902 ELM327 BT OBDII dongle
Loving my first BEV :D

SageBrush
Posts: 2489
Joined: Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:28 am
Delivery Date: 13 Feb 2017
Location: Colorado

Re: Timer Cancellation Issue

Tue Mar 20, 2018 12:49 pm

Thanks.
Perhaps I'm doing something stupid -- I'm going to try again today.
2013 LEAF 'S' Model with QC & rear-view camera
Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Car is now enjoying an easy life in Colorado
3/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles
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2018 Tesla Model 3 LR, Delivered 6/2018

jjeff
Posts: 1676
Joined: Wed Jan 13, 2016 9:10 am
Delivery Date: 13 Jul 2014
Leaf Number: 422121
Location: MSP MN

Re: Timer Cancellation Issue

Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:05 pm

Yep, I also have a '13S with a timer basically always set. If I want to override the timer and start charging right away I just push the timer override button(with the car off) and hook up my EVSE, it starts charging right away :)
Note you can also(with the car off) hook up the EVSE first, then push the timer override button, it should start charging right away.
Second Note, it only charges to whatever you've set your 80% option to, if 80% it only charges to 80%, if 100% it should charge to 100%.
2012 SL purchased used 2/'16
2013 S w/QC purchased new
Juicebox Premium 60a L1/L2 EVSE, Ebusbar 16a L1/L2 EVSE
'12 EVSEupgrade'd 20a L1/L2 EVSE, '13 EVSEupgrade'd adjustable 6-20a L2, 6-13a L1 EVSE
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SageBrush
Posts: 2489
Joined: Sun Mar 06, 2011 2:28 am
Delivery Date: 13 Feb 2017
Location: Colorado

Re: Timer Cancellation Issue

Wed Mar 21, 2018 4:01 pm

Worked today !
I'm not sure what I did wrong before. Perhaps the car was not powered off.
2013 LEAF 'S' Model with QC & rear-view camera
Bought off-lease Jan 2017 from N. California
Car is now enjoying an easy life in Colorado
3/2018: 58 Ahr, 28k miles
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2018 Tesla Model 3 LR, Delivered 6/2018

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