A series of stupid questions
Hello again. As the title would suggest, I have a series of stupid questions.
How does one check the battery cell temperature? I see that there are a number of commands capable of being issued to do certain diagnostic tests by holding this or the brake in a certain sequence, but I didn't see any such procedures during my research. I park at a place that's a bit of a walk to work, so waiting for the battery to cool down before charging isn't an option. I could wait a few minutes, but certainly not an hour, I'd be late for work for sure. I have the stock 2008 firmware I think, 62mph.
Next stupid question... it seems that a lot of folks are using a RS232-usb interface for some work, and I was wondering about that. Do things like this: http://gridconnect.com/usb-to-serial/wireless-serial/serial-to-wireless.html work as well? It would be cool if you could stick that in the glove compartment and do work over a wifi connection by any device you have handy.
I think that covers my ridiculous questions for now. Thanks for humoring me.
With the later (68mph) firmware you flick the kill-switch to 'off' and hold the left brake lever to see both voltage and battery temperature. You can also set a pre-charge delay with this firmware.
If nothing gets displayed in the trip and estimated range fields of the left dash display it means that you have the old firmware. This firmware is damaging your batteries!!
Either get the latest official firmware installed or install the custom firmware from this forum to protect your batteries from further damage.