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by tinilk
Sun Jun 02, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Best option for Carplay / Android Auto head unit in 2012 FFE
Replies: 3
Views: 675

Re: Best option for Carplay / Android Auto head unit in 2012 FFE

Roanhouse welcome to the club! Perhaps nobody has replied because very few of us have tried to upgrade our car's infotainment. I would expect a fancy aftermarket head unit to be a nightmare to wire up and keep all the functionality. But may be feasible to replace your APIM with a newer Ford APIM tha...
by tinilk
Thu May 30, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging Forum
Topic: My 23 KW battery is being replaced
Replies: 13
Views: 1842

Re: My 23 KW battery is being replaced

James, I got my 2014 back on May 24th with the replacement battery. I received a 23 kWh pack, NOT a new 33.5 kWh one. At no time did the manager at the dealership mention the size of the replacement pack. I didn't ask either, because I haven't heard of *anyone's* replacement pack being the smaller o...
by tinilk
Mon May 06, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Batteries and Charging Forum
Topic: My 23 KW battery is being replaced
Replies: 13
Views: 1842

Re: My 23 KW battery is being replaced

Charliedog that's great to hear! My 2014 is also at the dealership waiting for a replacement battery pack which should arrive next week. They only approved having it replaced after the 5th time that it was towed to the dealer over the past 16 months. I've posted most of the history in Carbuff's thre...
by tinilk
Fri Mar 22, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: News and Main Ford Focus Electric Forum
Topic: Delete all the spam
Replies: 4
Views: 1197

Re: Delete all the spam

I reported them. Last time I messaged the moderator he responded in a day, hopefully they'll get deleted shortly.
by tinilk
Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:56 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Car will not start
Replies: 208
Views: 73850

Re: Car will not start

I got my car back on Tuesday after its 3rd dealer visit for the SSN problem. The first time was in January, the longest I've had the car since then was most of the month of June. After driving only the Volt for the past 2 months I really forgot how much more I like driving the FFE. This time the dea...
by tinilk
Tue Oct 23, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Purchased a new to me 2012 FFE with 14K Miles
Replies: 17
Views: 5524

Re: Purchased a new to me 2012 FFE with 14K Miles

Unfortunately in NC, there are no State or Utilities incentives. Steve It doesn't matter what incentives you have in NC when buying a used FFE from another state. The price you pay should be discounted by whatever incentives the previous owner had when they bought the car. For $13k I would expect t...
by tinilk
Fri Oct 12, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Car will not start
Replies: 208
Views: 73850

Re: Car will not start

Kinshi, I'm still in the same boat as you. I got my car back for 3 days, it rained the 2nd & 3rd day and sure enough, driving through puddles triggered the SSN again. It's now been back at the dealer for a month for its 3rd visit. I haven't heard ANYTHING since it was towed back to them, except some...
by tinilk
Fri Sep 14, 2018 8:39 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Charge Fault - won't charge
Replies: 40
Views: 17327

Re: Charge Fault - won't charge

Carbuff and I have both had our FFE's sitting at our respective dealer's lots most of the time since January this year, while they've attempted to diagnose them. (His dealer was awesome enough to admit defeat and buy his 2013 back from him, while my 2014 was just towed back this week for its third v...
by tinilk
Wed Aug 29, 2018 8:05 am
Forum: Modifications & Accessories
Topic: Quick charge project
Replies: 100
Views: 64872

Re: Quick charge project

Sefs, it's been fascinating watching the progress on your project. It's very inspiring and helps dissuade my tendency to think of the FFE's electronics as a bunch of inscrutable black boxes wired together. I'll bet if you're willing, someone on this forum would happily pay whatever your asking price...
by tinilk
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:12 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Car will not start
Replies: 208
Views: 73850

Re: Car will not start

Actually, someone local on craigslist is selling a leaf for fairly cheap. Seems like a shame to let my 30 amp charger go to waste. LOL. No matter how cheap used Leafs are I don't think I'd buy one...the styling is just too, you know, and I'd be constantly worrying about battery fade. I'm very happy...

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