camasleaf
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Re: Installing quick charge port

Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:42 pm

Great information, is good to know that it works. What model year was your car? I assume it was 2013 or later.
2011 SLe 06/17/11 Over 82000 miles 66%SOH 14.6kWh
2018 Honda Clarity PHEV $120 gasoline in 5600 miles
5.7kW DC System

Narcea
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Re: Installing quick charge port

Mon Jun 11, 2018 8:06 am

Yes, It's a 2014 Leaf S.

sewardsfolly
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Leaf Number: 413171

Re: Installing quick charge port

Sun Sep 30, 2018 9:43 pm

Narcea wrote:I know this thread is dead but I wanted to post an update just in case someone else comes across this.

Yes, it is possible to install a QC port on your Nissan Leaf if it did not originally come with it. I just finished my conversion today and charged at a CVS using the DC QC charger. It charged just fine no issues.

To do this mod you'll need at least these two manuals:

EVC - EV CONTROL SYSTEM
VC - VEHICLE CHARGING SYSTEM

If you look hard you can probably find these online for free. I know the Nico club had them but they no longer allow you to download.

You'll also need to be handy with a soldering iron and be able to read schematics...

What I did:
I got a used 6.6KW charger and used QC port. The prices for the two wire harnesses were a bit more then I wanted to pay so I wired it external to the harness. I got some connectors, 9 conductor wire, a relay and fuse. I opened the OBC (PDM) and connected the QC port with the 9 conductor wire. There is a vent hole near the rear bottom rear of the the charger. I removed the filter and fit the wire in snugly. The filter was then relocated to the back of the cover. I had to drill a new hole. PDM Pin 9 also needs to be run into the 9 conductor wire so it can be connected to the relay.

Since the wire harness does not include pin 8 for the VCM I had to carefully open it and solder a wire to the pin 8 on the VCM. There is a plugged hold in the fire wall conveniently located near the VCM to run the wire from pin 8 under the hood to the relay. The VCM is located behind the glove box. Pin 5 of the VCM is routed to fuse box IPDM Pin 55 (light grey wire). The last wire (12v) is in another fuse box. I don't have it's ID right now but it's next to the battery. This fuse box will have fuse #33 missing. One connection was there waiting for the fuse. One connection was missing. The missing connection is here the last wire was installed with the fuse.

I hope this helps. I typed this fast and from memory so it may not be clear but I hope it is clear enough you give someone the clues they need to do this themselves. I think I'm the first person to pull this off as I have not found anyone else on the internet that has gotten a QC port working. I tucked everything nicely using zip-ties and if you didn't know you would assume the car was stock.




Narcea,
You are the person with whom I want to talk. Putting in the 6.6 charger and the Chameco/QC port would make my 2013 Leaf S useable for some longer trips into the bay area (I.e.). I have down loaded all your pictures and followed your story but I still have many questions> First thank you for sharing your adventure. it appears that you are a trail blazer.

I am hoping to find some used parts from a wrecked car or Ebay. As per your story, I believe that I need the 6.6w charger and the QC port and probably other stuff. I can do some basic soldering but I struggle to read wiring diagrams with precision.

Many questions:
1. I searched and found EVC - EV CONTROL SYSTEM for the 2013 Leaf but when I looked for VC - VEHICLE CHARGING SYSTEM, I found a text which is not Nissan Leaf specific. I wonder if this is the text you were speaking of or should it be a Nissan Leaf specific text?
2. I have searched around to try to find the port and 6.6w charger on the Nissan website just to get the parts number. Not as easy as finding parts for my old Toyota Echo. I will continue to search and probably find the parts numbers but if you have key words or numbers to help my in my search.

I think I have found the part number in another post = 292C0; lots of questions about the proper programming.

6kW w/QC:
292C0-3NF3A 12/01/2012 to 03/01/2013
292C0-3NF7A 03/01/2013 to 04/01/2013
292C0-3NF3B 04/01/2013 to 06/01/2013
292C0-3NF3C 06/01/2013 to 07/01/2013
292C0-3NF7B 07/01/2013 to 01/01/2014
292C0-3NF7C 01/01/2014 to 05/01/2014
292C0-3NF3D 05/01/2014 to 08/01/2015 and current replacement for all above
292C0-4NP3A 08/01/2015 to 04/20/2017

It looks like the part was updated frequently. how did you find the exact 292C0-? and how did you assure that it was properly programmed? I tried ebay but they are ouyt of stock. any other places to find the part used? I see it for sale on the Nissan website for about $1,200


3. What was you cost for those two major parts?
4. Once I find the stuff and start the process many questions fly; how do you turn off the main battery and 12 volt system? does it matter which you unplug first? Any special safe process?
5. I have examined the location of the empty QC port...a plastic cover. That is were I need more pictures and specific ideas of how to connect the QC port.
6. Part number for QC port?

OK I sound like an idiot but I am pretty good at this type of thing. I just need some guidance.

As I wrote in another post, you mentioned another link where the person had all the instructions ...do you still have that link?
Sean

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