adric22
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Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Mon Dec 29, 2014 5:29 pm

MartinChico wrote:Now that I'm reading this, I suspect that owners are using the word "retired" for traded-in or sold, not "disposed of."

I suspect that is the case. Unless the car was wrecked or something like that. There's no good reason for a Leaf to be retired from the road at that mileage. In fact, the only real problem that Leafs have ever had is problems with battery degradation. Otherwise the car is fantastically reliable. And you can always stick a new battery in a Leaf. So there is never any good reason to retire it from the road.
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TimLee
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Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Mon Dec 29, 2014 6:52 pm

adric22 wrote:... In fact, the only real problem that Leafs have ever had is problems with battery degradation. ...

Have you never experienced one of the three LEAF braking defects :?:
(Which they don't know how to fix :!: )

Tim Lee
Chattanooga, TN

Man. Date: 03/10/11, VIN # 2026
Delivered 05-17-2011
Blue Ocean, 2011 SL-eTec

adric22
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Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Mon Dec 29, 2014 7:43 pm

TimLee wrote:
adric22 wrote:... In fact, the only real problem that Leafs have ever had is problems with battery degradation. ...

Have you never experienced one of the three LEAF braking defects :?:
(Which they don't know how to fix :!: )


Yes - I've owned two Leafs. And the defect in question simply makes the brakes very touchy. In time I've become accustomed to it and don't even notice it anymore.
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Turnover
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Location: Vancouver, WA

Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Mon Dec 29, 2014 9:02 pm

Are the brake defects the reason for the 2 year Leaf pm brake fluid flush? ( I just had it done.)
2012 SL:
03/30/16 43,300 mi - 383 QC's & 2467 L1/L2's 79% SOH
2013 SV (#410371) - Purchased 4/25/2016:
4/28/16 18,115 mi- 4 QC's & 705 L1/L2's 97% SOH
2/18/17 28,756 mi- 66.17 AHr, SOH 100%, Hx 101.45% 284 GiDs

TimLee
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Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Tue Dec 30, 2014 8:10 am

Turnover wrote:Are the brake defects the reason for the 2 year Leaf pm brake fluid flush? ( I just had it done.)

No.
Nissan has put that requirement in place on all their vehicles.

Tim Lee
Chattanooga, TN

Man. Date: 03/10/11, VIN # 2026
Delivered 05-17-2011
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cwerdna
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Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Sun May 06, 2018 5:44 pm

(Thread resurrection as I couldn't find another on this, if there is one.)
https://www.facebook.com/groups/BayLeaf ... 870401000/ has pointer to a 325K km Leaf. That's about 201K miles. The car's down 6 capacity bars and the poster is in Spain.

VIN begins with a J, so made in Japan. Other stats there:
AHr: 33.60
SOH=51.22%
Hx: 29.36%

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alozzy
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Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Sun May 06, 2018 8:35 pm

I would guess that in future there will be a 2013 (post April) from the PNW that gets to 200k miles with better stats. That's based on the fact that there are presently 70k LEAFs with 12 bars (barely) still remaining.

Extrapolating from 15% loss/5 years suggests that at least some higher mileage LEAFs will get to 200k miles with an SOH of somewhere between 60% - 66%

That assumes linear degradation though, YMMV ;)

I hope to be one of those owners, as the LEAF will be considered a classic EV by then :lol:
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SageBrush
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Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Sun May 06, 2018 9:38 pm

alozzy wrote:That's based on the fact that there are presently 70k LEAFs with 12 bars (barely) still remaining.
How is that known ?
And if correct, does it only include cars that are 5+ years old ?
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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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LeftieBiker
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Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Sun May 06, 2018 9:57 pm

I would guess that in future there will be a 2013 (post April) from the PNW that gets to 200k miles with better stats.



That should read ("post March").
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alozzy
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Re: Most Miles on Still-Operating Leaf?

Mon May 07, 2018 1:15 am

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

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