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Hi guys does anyone else have (or had)this problem with a podpoint homecharger unit.. after plugging in my Leaf and the clicks,relays and flashing blue bar lights all charging normally,, then after about 5 minutes.. I hear a trip thud and the power is disconnected to the car.. and the unit shows.."waiting" I re-set the podpoint and the Leaf starts to charger again.. then after about 5 minutes the same.. Having sat in the car as its doing this.. I usually hear the battery relay circuits click first before the charger trips out again..However.. if I charge the Leaf where only the 3 bar is flashing ie above 75% charge usually.. It doesn't trip out. Equally it doesn't trip if I have my Leaf plugged in overnight just to do a morning heat up without charging.. All I can assume is that when its drawing a higher current.. when the batteries are low its causing some trip to happen when its switching battery cells? Over to you guys any ideas ?
 

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Looks like you have an identical pod point to mine, which was installed over 2 years ago and has charged without fail three different LEAFs and one Outlander. It is located up in the hills and has endured two of our NE winters (one harsh one wet). I have to say I was concerned about its durability as it gets used every day and is such an important part of EV feasibility. So far no problem but I do wonder how long these units fixed externally will last.
I see you are up in Durham and there is a company called Elm based in Consett, Co Durham which may be able to help but seem to specialise in Rolec. I would contact Podpoint first though as I 'm sure they have an interest in the reputation of their products. Please keep us posted.
http://www.thejournal.co.uk/business/business-news/consett-based-elm-ev-charging-solutions-6470336
 
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