LeftieBiker
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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:15 pm

I assume the build date on the car is before 4/'13?
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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Wed Feb 24, 2016 10:18 pm

TanpaBensin wrote:I bought my 2013 SV in April 2013 so far with 27k and only 10 bars. Can't wait to return my lease in 2 months.

LeftieBiker wrote:I assume the build date on the car is before 4/'13?

Would be interesting to know.

My used '13 Leaf SV w/build month of May 2013 and 1st in service date (from previous lease) of near the end of 6/2013 is at 30.6K miles and still has all 12 bars. I'm in a hotter part of the SF Bay Area (e.g. NOT a cooler place like city of SF) but my area is probably generally cooler than Irvine. Hx and SOH for me is still hovering between high ~87% and 90%, or so, sometimes 91%.

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pearlleaf510
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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Thu Feb 25, 2016 10:46 pm

2013 sl 27kmiles with 12 bars. Bay area.. how do I check what month the car was made

LeftieBiker
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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:01 pm

The date and country of manufacture is on the driver's side door sill label.
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TanpaBensin
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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Thu Feb 25, 2016 11:52 pm

LeftieBiker wrote:I assume the build date on the car is before 4/'13?



It's manufacture on 02/2013 purchased on 04/30/13.

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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Fri Feb 26, 2016 12:33 am

TanpaBensin wrote:
LeftieBiker wrote:I assume the build date on the car is before 4/'13?



It's manufacture on 02/2013 purchased on 04/30/13.


Thanks. You have added to the evidence that suggests that 2013 Leafs built before April of 2013 have substantially higher rates of battery degradation.
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csites
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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:18 am

My 2013 SV lost its 1st bar at 51k miles. I purchased it new in March 2013.

I'm wondering if this might have been caused by the dealer doing a level-3 charge on it while I had it set to 100% (which I don't do often). I had brought it in for a front wheel bearing replacement (under warranty) and lost that 1st bar within a day or two of coming home from the dealer.

What do you think? Coincidence? Does the Leaf slow its charge speed to level-2 between 80% and 100% when connected to a level-3 charger?
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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Thu Mar 31, 2016 10:43 am

3 years 51k miles and you lose the 1St bar? That's actually pretty good. It would help if you posted where you're located.
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-0CB(66.14AHr)@87.5k/54mo (BBB), -1CB(53.92Ahr)@140k/29mo,
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Firetruck41
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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Thu Mar 31, 2016 12:00 pm

I doubt it has anything to do with it.

I just lost my first bar at 42k miles. My leaf had 270+ quick charges on it when I bought it and has hovered between 86 and 84% SOH since I bought it last summer.
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paulcone
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Re: 2013 Leaf with 1, 2, 3 or 4 bars lost.

Thu Mar 31, 2016 9:57 pm

csites wrote:My 2013 SV lost its 1st bar at 51k miles. I purchased it new in March 2013.

I'm wondering if this might have been caused by the dealer doing a level-3 charge on it while I had it set to 100% (which I don't do often). I had brought it in for a front wheel bearing replacement (under warranty) and lost that 1st bar within a day or two of coming home from the dealer.

What do you think? Coincidence? Does the Leaf slow its charge speed to level-2 between 80% and 100% when connected to a level-3 charger?


Every Level 3 charge I have done (Aeroenvironment, Nissan, others) slows at about 80% and it seems like it's about at Level 2 at that point.

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