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by tonemonkey
Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:19 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging Forum
Topic: Trickle charging the 12v?
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Trickle charging the 12v?

How do I use a trickle charger to keep the 12v battery charged up? Do I need to remove the cables from the battery terminals before I connect the trickle charger?

Thanks!
by tonemonkey
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: New to me 2013 Focus Electric - 42 mi on full charge?
Replies: 4
Views: 5720

Re: New to me 2013 Focus Electric - 42 mi on full charge?

Turned it on again and now it says 56 mi budget and 0 bonus. That makes more sense to me that a 6 year old EV might have lost 19 mi of battery capicity.

How to slow the degradation?
by tonemonkey
Sat Sep 14, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: General / Main Focus Electric Owners Forum
Topic: New to me 2013 Focus Electric - 42 mi on full charge?
Replies: 4
Views: 5720

New to me 2013 Focus Electric - 42 mi on full charge?

I bought a used 2013 Focus Electric with around 43k miles on it yesterday. Today I finally have a full charge and the display says a budget of 42 mi with 14 bonus - 56 total. Huh? I thought the range was 76? I know there's bound to be battery degradation eventually, but this much? Am I missing somet...

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