My first Leaf battery problem (maybe)

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Dec 16, 2020

I purchased a 2016 Nissan Leaf tekna 30kwh yesterday and when I fully charged it it only had 80 miles. It also lost a bar of battery health.

I ran leafspy and got the following


What should I do? Is there anyway to rescue this cell?

Should I rapid charge a few times?

Should I give the car back to the dealer?

Today I took to Nissan for a major service and they said it’s perfect and this is normal for the battery?

If you bought the car yesterday and it dropped a capacity bar overnight, then more bar losses may be coming because of a possible recent BMS reset. I suggest you return the car, although if it loses 4 bars after a Nissan software update to the Battery Management System, you can get a free new 40kwh battery.