solartim
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Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Thu Oct 13, 2016 1:29 pm

mxp wrote:Hi Solartim,
What is this "friends and family" pricing on a new vehicle within 30 days? Did Nissan also offered you a trade-in value with that pricing?

I had not thought to ask about the trade in value. I don't think it would be much of a discount, and i'm not all that enthusiastic about nissan at the moment. I'm hoping that a third party battery refurb is available before the range gets so low my wife can't get to work ( 12 mile total round trip ). I used it for errands this morning and returned after 33 miles with 8 left on the GOM, last 2 red bars. My wife drove it another office once and the cost to charge was more than gas, so the rest of the week she took our prius.

Gleebob
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Delivery Date: 20 Jun 2012
Leaf Number: 021413
Location: Las Vegas

Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Fri Oct 14, 2016 9:50 am

Hello everyone, this is a follow up to my previous post.
My battery has been replaced and this is my final report. Called the dealership after almost four months of waiting. They told me that sorry, but we never ordered your battery and you need to bring in the car again to initiate the whole process again which was infuriating!

So I called Nissan customer service and they said that my battery was indeed on order and just about to arrive at the dealership. So they put me on hold and called the dealership directly. Five minutes later, the customer service rep, comes back and says, literally, that the guy I was talking to doesn't know what they are talking about and that my battery has been delivered and that the service manager is about to call me to arrange an appointment to change out the battery. The service manager calls me a bit later and I drop off the car that night which was last Monday. I get the car back on Wednesday with the new battery installed. It pays to keep in touch with Nissan customer service.

Car feels like it can drive forever compared to the old battery.

Nissan Leaf original owner in Las Vegas. Lost fourth bar at 43000. Sorry, but I don't have any of those gadgets that measure everything.

elec7ric
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Delivery Date: 29 Sep 2013
Leaf Number: 409414
Location: Phoenix, AZ

Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Fri Nov 04, 2016 7:31 pm

5/2013 leaf with new battery: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=18269&start=130#p473995. My replacement battery is 29580-3NF2A. LeafSpy reports 292 GID. AHr=64.38, SOH=100%, Hx=102.67% (34,000 mi).
SL++ 5/2013 picked on 9/2013

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Marktm
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Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Fri Nov 18, 2016 6:22 pm

Stanton wrote:
gbshaun wrote:So my new battery (Feb 2016) seems to be doing remarkably well.

Here are screenshots from February (new) and June, 4 months on.
No drop from 66.14AHr in 4 months and 3400 miles.
Really?


Seems as though 66.14 AHr is the magic number for all of the new battery packs...until some of that "excess capacity" (wink-wink) is burned off. I finally fell below 66 AHr last week when it started to get hot here...about 6 months after I got my new pack. My guess is you'll see it drop within the next month or so given that summer is in full swing.


New battery at 66.14 AH on Nov. 3rd. Dropped to 65.65 on Nov 17th. SOH still at 100%. Seems to be doing lots of balancing lately. All level II charging at home. Weather has been quite mild - mid 80's.
2012 Leaf SL; 36,000 miles. Battery replaced November 1st, 2016.
Rural cabin with 6750 watts Grid tied PV. Off-grid solar Leaf charging capable (level II).

Lance96816
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Delivery Date: 15 Oct 2015
Leaf Number: 020193

Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Tue Nov 29, 2016 10:14 pm

Got my new battery. Charged to 100%. GOM says 86 miles. Not complain. Just happy to get 40 more miles on a charge. Now I can charge to 80% instead of 100% every night. Typical daily commute is 16 miles.
Got home and figured, no need charge because GOM said 74 miles.
Did my daily commute, and GOM showed 58 miles. So I plugged in. Next morning pressed my start button and BAM! MY GOM, said 106 miles at 80% charge. Umm. What would it read at 100%? Not going to charge tonight. Let's see how far this puppy runs.

sling
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Delivery Date: 0-12-2012
Leaf Number: 18400
Location: Middle GA

Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:46 pm

Trying to decide what to do with my '12... I think it's pretty obvious i shouldn't try to kill the battery but it doesn't hurt to ask. I have 49.61AHr right now and about 1 year left on the warranty and at only 27k miles. I've really been babying it though only a couple quick charges and aside from the rare exception, 80% since i got it. The thing about it though, the car was made in Jan 2012 bought in Dec so the batt was already a year old when i got it. Atlanta-ish area. Opinions?
2012 Red SL, shoulda waited for 13.

lkkms2
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Leaf Number: 302025
Location: San Diego/National City, CA

Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Wed Dec 07, 2016 11:18 pm

sling wrote:Trying to decide what to do with my '12... I think it's pretty obvious i shouldn't try to kill the battery but it doesn't hurt to ask. I have 49.61AHr right now and about 1 year left on the warranty and at only 27k miles. I've really been babying it though only a couple quick charges and aside from the rare exception, 80% since i got it. The thing about it though, the car was made in Jan 2012 bought in Dec so the batt was already a year old when i got it. Atlanta-ish area. Opinions?


I lost my third capacity bar about 13 months before the end of the 5 yr/60,000 mile warranty. It was only then that I thought I had a chance and stopped babying it. Double check your AHr reading, but I would agree that it doesn't seem likely you would drop the 4th bar with that reading with in a year and your less than 7,000 miles a year driving average. (You can see my details in my signature below.)

Continue to enjoy your car and extend the life as much as possible.
2011 Leaf SL purchased 6-22-2011, sold 1-18-2017 with new battery.
2017 Leaf SV with Premium Package purchased 12-30-2016

cwerdna
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Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Sat Mar 11, 2017 4:22 pm

elec7ric wrote:5/2013 leaf with new battery: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=18269&start=130#p473995. My replacement battery is 29580-3NF2A. LeafSpy reports 292 GID. AHr=64.38, SOH=100%, Hx=102.67% (34,000 mi).

Thanks!

Will be interesting to see how this battery holds up vs. the improved battery you already had, since your car was built 5/2013.

'13 blue Leaf SV w/premium package (owned)
'13 blue Leaf SV w/QC + LED & premium packages (lease over, car returned)
'06 Prius

elec7ric
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Location: Phoenix, AZ

Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:47 pm

cwerdna wrote:
elec7ric wrote:5/2013 leaf with new battery: viewtopic.php?f=30&t=18269&start=130#p473995. My replacement battery is 29580-3NF2A. LeafSpy reports 292 GID. AHr=64.38, SOH=100%, Hx=102.67% (34,000 mi).

Thanks!

Will be interesting to see how this battery holds up vs. the improved battery you already had, since your car was built 5/2013.


Almost same numbers after 4 months and 5k miles - too early to say, especially that these were "winter" months, while a bit warmer than usual. After the summer, the numbers will be more representative.
SL++ 5/2013 picked on 9/2013

sub3marathonman
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Location: Bartow, FL

Re: The Battery Replacement Thread

Tue Mar 28, 2017 10:51 am

I had the original 2011 battery replaced around 10/5/2016.

First Reading: AH=66.14, SOH=100%, Hx=101.38
Current Reading: AH= 60.74, SOH=95%, Hx=91.08 (about 6 months and 7000 miles later)

So this is in Florida, over the winter, although it certainly hasn't been very cold. I'm not sure if this bodes good or poorly for the future.

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