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by opossum
Mon Aug 17, 2020 5:21 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Battery Replacement Under Warranty
Replies: 74
Views: 31522

Re: Battery Replacement Under Warranty

We're basically in the same boat, and yeah, I'll be waiting until the max kappa value is consistently well below the warranty threshold, so as not to risk having to pay for the next capacity test. I'm currently documenting the value once a week, after an overnight charge, since it does fluctuate a b...
by opossum
Mon Aug 17, 2020 5:08 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Battery Replacement Under Warranty
Replies: 74
Views: 31522

Re: Battery Replacement Under Warranty

malikadnanm, when you say 'wasting money,' are you implying that your vehicle is no longer under warranty (general vehicle warranty or battery warranty)? If it's no longer under the general vehicle warranty, personally I would wait a little while. If it doesn't test below 70%, you would likely be on...
by opossum
Mon Jul 20, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Battery Replacement Under Warranty
Replies: 74
Views: 31522

Re: Battery Replacement Under Warranty

To "Unhappycustomer" and others like us experiencing significant range/capacity loss (and possible headaches with dealers, capacity tests and warranty claims), we should probably keep in touch. If you don't want to post your experiences on this forum, feel free to reach out to me directly in a priva...
by opossum
Thu Jan 02, 2020 2:36 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Battery Replacement Under Warranty
Replies: 74
Views: 31522

Re: Battery Replacement Under Warranty

JBL2, I'm a little surprised they're talking about charging you for a battery capacity check, given that you're reasonably close to the warranty threshold. My service ticket (BMW North Scottsdale) was written up as a customer complaint of diminished range on the order of about 70% of original and th...
by opossum
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:24 pm
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: Battery Replacement Under Warranty
Replies: 74
Views: 31522

Re: Battery Replacement Under Warranty

Well, it looks like we are really close to a battery warranty claim. I'm curious if anyone has any thoughts on our situation. 2014 model. I believe it was originally purchased in February 2015, based on when our various warranties expire. We purchased the car as a certified pre-owned vehicle in Octo...

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