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by raylec
Mon Jul 12, 2021 9:16 am
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Vehicle to grid charging
Replies: 14
Views: 5342

Re: Vehicle to grid charging

There are some public charge outlets that are free to use,so charging your car here and going home to run your house with free power is an interesting thought.!
by raylec
Tue Jun 15, 2021 7:43 am
Forum: Technical BMW i3 Discussions
Topic: door switch
Replies: 2
Views: 611

door switch

I am trying to locate the door switch/es where are these? If drivers door is open all drive is disconnected, BMw tells me this is safety for driver. No safety for passenger who can open door without interfering with traction. I find this infuriating as I need to have the door open to see where the w...
by raylec
Mon Mar 08, 2021 8:55 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Wont drive if door open
Replies: 5
Views: 1368

Wont drive if door open

I have a 2018 i3, the car is great but there are a few design flaws. On thing annoying is that I can not move the car forward or reverse if the drivers door is not shut, but ok with passenger door or boot door open. Opening the door when reversing is usefull for parking. There must be a wire from do...
by raylec
Tue Mar 02, 2021 11:47 pm
Forum: General / Main i3 Owners Forum
Topic: Unplugging EVSE When Not In Use:
Replies: 8
Views: 2169

Re: Unplugging EVSE When Not In Use:

As with most electrical appliances these days it is allways best to unplug when not in use,or unattended. It is the use of electronics and the absence of a switch to switch off the device. If left plugged in the electronics is still energised and draws power,although small( 2-5w) still capable of cr...

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