Can the coronavirus kill a Fiat 500e? The answer is No and Yes same time. CoVID-19 freezes life of many people all around the world. Lot of them was even not able to get the place where they left cars.
Unfortunately Fiat 500e don’t like to be not used. Combined with a low quality 12 volt battery, that needs to be recharged from a high voltage battery can cause the battery computer to hang and over discharge the HV batteries below safe minimal voltage.
47% Battery, “not ready”, not charging Fiat 500e? It does not have to result in the Fiat 500e death.
Our last patient became a victim of CoVID-19. However, thanks to the very quick response of its owner, the problem was solved with microscopic loss of the state of health to the HV battery.
Test drive and engine power
Below is a test drive video showing the engine power indicator. The six-year-old Fiat 500e after overdischarged HV battery rised by us shows the maximum factory performance of the engine, and thus the battery! I am really very happy with this result. It proves that the method and equipment I use do not degrade the battery during the process. This is not achievable with standard lithium battery chargers that is used by other services!
Of course I was able to get this result thanks to the fact that the battery was in very good condition before the problem begin. It is impossible to improve the state of lithium-ion cells, but it can definitely be worsened by incorrectly carrying out this operation.
As I have mentioned many times, the most important thing about this problem is time. The sooner the car gets to us or we to the car, the lower the risk of damage to the Fiat’s 500e HV battery.
Just today, more than a year after the repair, I got an e-mail. Let me publish the first words of the blue 500e owner, to which i don’t need to add anything 🙂
Can the coronavirus kill a Fiat 500e?
Yes, if the car is left in this condition for a long period of time
No, if the car goes quickly to the appropriate Fiat 500e service center or Electric Vehicles Service Center
Definitely Not, if you trust me to fix this problem.