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Re: Thinking of selling....

Tue Sep 15, 2020 5:19 am

Unfortunately there is no way around that. For the battery to be replaced under warranty, it has to go through the full discharge/recharge cycle test, to see if the end capacity is below 70%, and you pay the labor charge to do the test. I'm sure that the 'you pay unless it fails' policy is there to limit everyone who's range drops even a little from coming in and asking for a free battery test, which ties up a service bay for a day, and a mechanic for at least an hour-plus in total to set up and run the test.
Mark H.
2015 i3 Rex, Capparis White, Tera World, Technology & Driving Assistant, Parking Assistant, Harman Kardon Audio System, 19 inch 427 wheels, EVoInnovate EVSE

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