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by campfamily
Fri Jun 19, 2020 5:58 pm
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: 2017 FFE DC Charging issue
Replies: 6
Views: 894

Re: 2017 FFE DC Charging issue

So I know a lot of these cars went to Jordan (that's where mine went when I traded it in), and there is a Ford Focus Electric Club over there that I hear is pretty active. Wonder if they could perhaps steer you to a solution? https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://business.face...
by campfamily
Tue May 19, 2020 6:00 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Joined the 100,000 mile club yesterday!
Replies: 1
Views: 732

Re: Joined the 100,000 mile club yesterday!

Congrats on making 100K!! My original plan was to keep my FFE for the long haul, but then started having problems getting recharged at work (I couldn't do the round-trip to work on a single charge, so had to charge at work). This problem had nothing to do with the car, it was because of the populari...
by campfamily
Mon May 18, 2020 11:07 am
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: Five years, 70k miles
Replies: 13
Views: 9808

Re: Five years, 70k miles

If my FFE had 120+ miles of range, I don't think I would have gotten rid of it for a Tesla, instead have used the money to buy a play toy (used C7 Corvette, used Boxster/Cayman, new Miata). But, really loving the Tesla!!
by campfamily
Thu May 07, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Pictures, Videos
Topic: PlastiDip
Replies: 3
Views: 2085

Re: PlastiDip

Looks a lot like my car before I sold it. I debadged, tinted the windows, and Plastidipped the "grille". I decided to leave the chrome around the windows, but maybe I should have done that too. Nice looking car!
by campfamily
Wed May 06, 2020 6:38 am
Forum: Buying / Leasing / Dealerships
Topic: In a toss Ford focus EV or the GM spark EV
Replies: 3
Views: 2355

Re: In a toss Ford focus EV or the GM spark EV

Spark EV has a range of 82 miles. Focus EV has a range of 115 miles, if you get a later year (76 mile range for earlier versions). Spark was just too small and too basic, the Focus is like a luxury car compared to the Spark. Others to consider, e-Golf, Kia Soul EV, Nissan Leaf, Fiat 500E. All are pr...
by campfamily
Wed Apr 08, 2020 2:00 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Replace 12V battery in 2017-2018 FFE
Replies: 11
Views: 3449

Re: Replace 12V battery in 2017-2018 FFE

Understood where the 12V battery is. But if your jump starter is in the trunk, and you can't open the hatch, the only way to get to it is through the passenger compartment. Have you tried to do that? You may not even be able to get to that part of the trunk with the hatch down, particularly if you h...
by campfamily
Tue Apr 07, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Replace 12V battery in 2017-2018 FFE
Replies: 11
Views: 3449

Re: Replace 12V battery in 2017-2018 FFE

If your 12v battery dies, I don't think you'll be able to open the hatch so make sure you can get to it from the passenger section.

Keith
by campfamily
Sun Feb 09, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging Forum
Topic: Power connected - Not charging
Replies: 3
Views: 3983

Re: Power connected - Not charging

I'm going to guess the 12volt battery died. Put a charger on that and see if the car comes to life.
by campfamily
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: News and Main Ford Focus Electric Forum
Topic: OEM Tires Worn Out After Only 12K Miles!
Replies: 4
Views: 4757

Re: OEM Tires Worn Out After Only 12K Miles!

When I sold my car with 38,500 miles on it last November, the tires still had about 1/3 tread remaining. You must be really hard on tires!!!
by campfamily
Wed Nov 20, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: News and Main Ford Focus Electric Forum
Topic: Mustang Mach-E
Replies: 3
Views: 3932

Re: Mustang Mach-E

Well over a year ago I attended a market survey event for this car, comparing it with a Tesla Model 3, Kia Niro (kind of funny, the EV Niro wasn't out yet, so they had a hybrid that they wanted us to believe was full electric) and the Chevy Bolt. I was very impressed with the Ford. Also amazing is t...

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