SolarMike
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proceedure for getting 2014 battery to work in 2013 leaf

Sat Nov 10, 2018 8:17 pm

Does anyone know precisely what is needed to get them to communicate?

baustin
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Re: proceedure for getting 2014 battery to work in 2013 leaf

Sun Nov 11, 2018 3:29 am

SolarMike wrote:Does anyone know precisely what is needed to get them to communicate?


You either have to take it to a dealer and get the battery pack paired to the car, or swap the BMS boards between the battery packs.
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Re: proceedure for getting 2014 battery to work in 2013 leaf

Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:46 pm

baustin wrote:
SolarMike wrote:Does anyone know precisely what is needed to get them to communicate?


You either have to take it to a dealer and get the battery pack paired to the car, or swap the BMS boards between the battery packs.


BMS boards AND wiring harness (inside the battery). In some cases, the wiring harness is different between model years and installing an incompatible BMS & wiring combination will fry the BMS.
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Re: proceedure for getting 2014 battery to work in 2013 leaf

Sun Feb 03, 2019 3:21 am

Or... apparently some blokes in NZ have a dongle for the ODB II port that will match a second-hand pack to a car's VCM:

http://evsenhanced.com/products/hv-batt ... ring-tool/
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Re: proceedure for getting 2014 battery to work in 2013 leaf

Sun Feb 03, 2019 9:28 pm

mwalsh wrote:Or... apparently some blokes in NZ have a dongle for the ODB II port that will match a second-hand pack to a car's VCM:

http://evsenhanced.com/products/hv-batt ... ring-tool/


Seems like something like this would be it's own sticky topic some where.
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Re: proceedure for getting 2014 battery to work in 2013 leaf

Sun Feb 03, 2019 10:36 pm

There will be several sticky topics, each with multiple but related links, when I get to it. That can go in one named something like "Battery Pack Repair & Replacement."
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