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by jaapv
Mon Jan 23, 2023 7:48 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: 'EV system service required' when Chademo charging stops
Replies: 5
Views: 293

Re: 'EV system service required' when Chademo charging stops

At any rate, why use the ChaDeMo charger at all? In the manual, Mitsubishi warns about using it regularly, as it will degrade the battery.
by jaapv
Sat Dec 03, 2022 9:57 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: How to start up the car in cold conditions without the ICE firing up:
Replies: 3
Views: 358

How to start up the car in cold conditions without the ICE firing up:

Probably the most FAQ of FAQ's... Start the car without touching the brake pedal. When the warning "press brake pedal" comes up, press the EV button The car will go into EV mode. Then press the brake pedal and the Start button. Disclaimer - this is for European models with an electric heat...
by jaapv
Sat Aug 13, 2022 7:19 am
Forum: News and Main Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Forum Discussions
Topic: Not using phev for 6 months- how to leave if so it starts when one returns.
Replies: 4
Views: 604

Re: Not using phev for 6 months- how to leave if so it starts when one returns.

I would simply detach the 12V battery and trickle-charge it, reconnect upon returning.
by jaapv
Sat Aug 13, 2022 5:37 am
Forum: News and Main Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Forum Discussions
Topic: The return of the Outlander PHEV
Replies: 4
Views: 771

The return of the Outlander PHEV

Good news: Mitsubishi will reintroduce the PHEV in the EU in 2024. It will be built in France by Renault, like the Spacestar and the Eclipse Cross. So my dealer told me today.
by jaapv
Tue Jun 14, 2022 4:21 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: WARNING: Phev 2022 Regen Braking Hopeless
Replies: 47
Views: 5362

Re: WARNING: Phev 2022 Regen Braking Hopeless

And wear down the clutch by making it act like a brake pad? I don't think so.
by jaapv
Fri Jun 10, 2022 2:13 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: WARNING: Phev 2022 Regen Braking Hopeless
Replies: 47
Views: 5362

Re: WARNING: Phev 2022 Regen Braking Hopeless

It also starts the petrol engine when you use the turn signals, so try and drive in a straight line. :lol: :lol: I am still trying to figure out how starting the engine and adding energy to the drive train "instead of returning energy to the battery :?: " could possible create a braking e...
by jaapv
Wed Jun 01, 2022 11:19 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Is it possible to run the AC/Heat while charging?
Replies: 5
Views: 1425

Re: Is it possible to run the AC/Heat while charging?

You can use the App to control the heating/cooling when the car is parked.
by jaapv
Wed Jun 01, 2022 11:06 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Extra gas cost for charging while driving on highway on empty battery?
Replies: 3
Views: 944

Re: Extra gas cost for charging while driving on highway on empty battery?

What Lon12 and Greendwarf said. It is all much of a muchness - the charge and save buttons are there to allow you to "predict the future" to the car's computer. It can never know whether you will be doing a stretch of driving which can be done more efficiently on battery power ahead. The m...
by jaapv
Fri May 20, 2022 2:12 am
Forum: News and Main Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV Forum Discussions
Topic: What CAN I tow with PHEV
Replies: 37
Views: 14934

Re: What CAN I tow with PHEV

There is no need to stop and recharge as long as you do not get the "reduced power" warning.

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