After accident repair of electric car
After accident repair of electric car. The repair of a salvage electric car from the united states is often not „difficult” and very costly. Unfortunately, often even gently struck cars can have hidden slight defects. Which are left unrepaired lead to greater damage. That was the case with the last electric Fiat 500e that hit us.
It all started very simply. Electric Fiat brought from the states after the collision. Ready to drive after replacing the bumper and headlights. He drove over a year of time in Poland, and from time to time the error of Service Electric Vehicles System, which was reset, was enough to disconnect the 12V battery. Sorry for the time.
Diagnosis of electrical Fiat
The diagnosis of the electric fiat, after which we drove the AutoBodo started on the site at the client. The Fiat 500e did not go into standby and did not want to charge. When the diagnostic computer is connected, the first eye-throwing errors indicate overheating of the high-voltage package. After a quick check of the HV battery cooling installation, we proceeded to further analyse the actual data. Temperature readings from the individual target packets ranged from 21 to 85! Centigrade. Such readings clearly indicate damage to the balancer modules or the sensors themselves. As a result, the decision is made, we lift the electrician and leave the HV batteries.
After opening the Fiat 500e Traction pack, our surprise was endless. The top cover is covered with liquefed water, all steel rusty bolts, a large part of the package floor covered with strange dust. We couldn’t understand where the water could take on the battery.
It turned out that the non-damaged HV battery housing has a small abrasion on the front. Rubbing small but strong enough that resulted in a miniature tear of the sheet metal package. It was this way that the water was pressed into the package when driving in the rain. At the same time the tear was small enough that it was not able to evaporate the pressed water.
As you know and know about this very well anyone who has drowned a cell phone. Electronics in combination with water always causes enormous problems. The electric Fiat 500e had to move with the battery casing’s hole for at least one year of time. Thus, the problem was not only the snow appearing on hundreds of connections target with the modules of the control of the package but also the preroasted pins. After drying the package, we proceeded to the arable cleaning, cutting dozens of new pins and checking the resision of cable harness connections.
Drying, cleaning, measuring, brewing and again measuring took a dozen hours of really hard work. A work that you can certainly avoid by reporting to us for a review before or after purchasing an electric fiat. As the above case shows, easy to repair, a slight malfunction can result in very large and often not even reversible damage to the components of the electric car. Therefore, it is so important that the repair of the salvage electric car Fiat 500e was carried out by or under the supervision of persons specialising in the electrical repairs Fiata.