I actually contacted CR and contemplated an NHTSA complaint back in June when I first lost my bar. I didn't post the details here because I didn't want to post my playbook publicly, but it seems we are long past that point.Your Complaint Information has been successfully submitted.
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http://www.nhtsa.gov/nhtsa/Cfc_title49/ ... part_C.PDF" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;cwerdna wrote:So, for those of you who are submitting non-safety complaints to NHTSA, can you please point me to info on their site that indicates that's appropriate?
I glanced thru the reports at http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/cars/probl ... eports.cfm" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; and every single line item appears to be safety-related defect.
I'm all for filing complaints w/the Consumer Reports, BBB, appropriate govt body, etc. but NHTSA sure doesn't seem right, given the word safety everywhere I've seen when it comes to safety complaints.
For CA, http://www.bar.ca.gov/80_BARResources/0 ... aints.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; looks like it's more to file a complaint against a auto repair facility or smog check station.We investigate complaints involving misrepresentations and deceptive practices which occur in connection with the sale or advertisement of goods or services. If you feel you have been the victim of or have information of such misrepresentations or deceptive practices, please complete one of the following:
I don't understand the point of the question. I charge to 80%, and the next day my GuessOMeter shows anything from 55 to 95, depending on how and where I was last driving the day before. I guess if you always ride home hard from work and put it away wet then the GOM might be much more consistent - for you - but your numbers wouldn't be comparable to anyone else's numbers.dsh wrote:New Question....For LEAF owners who charge to 80% regularly...how many miles does does your dashboard read when you first start out driving the car after the charge... 80 miles, 75 miles available? Curious to find out.
cwerdna wrote: When you get to the form at https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleCo ... ndex.xhtml" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;, again, it says SAFETY at the top. If you click on the Help link, it also says "Filing a Vehicle Safety Complaint... You can use the Vehicle Safety Complaint form to register a safety complaint about your vehicle."
There can be and have been SAFETY-related defects in power windows (e.g. door fires due to faulty power window switches).
Per http://www.nhtsa.gov/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;, NHTSA stands for National Highway Traffic SAFETY Administration.
Yes, I was at 10 capacity bars prior to handing them the keys (I actually made a point to check since I had the car sitting unused for 2 weeks prior to that). I believe they just reset something in the computer and it will take some time for it to re-adjust. Maybe they will go away again very shortly. But then again, it looks like I picked up 10% capacity since getting it back. That is enough to get 2 bars back. I am now seeing 193 gids for 80% charge while before, I saw as low as 172. Pretty close to the 87% they told me (193/281/0.8 = 86%). I will do a 100% charge on Friday - maybe even plot a curve (surprise, surprise ).dsh wrote:TickTock, can you confirm you were down 2 capacity bars, and now since getting vehicle back from Casa Grande, you are back to 12? If this is the case, anybody have any answers how TickTock got the capacity back from 10 to 12 bars????