Re: [EVDL] Smart ED charging issue

2019-05-27 Thread Bill Collins via EV
Part of the problem with the Smart ED is that most of the service information is contained in the Mercedes STAR scan tool and not available as a shop manual. I will see if I can locate a reset. Parts for these are very rare in salvage yards. A semi-local used car dealer has one that won't

Re: [EVDL] Smart ED charging issue

2019-05-27 Thread Cor van de Water via EV
Usually when a bms or computer has a problem, it will disable driving, but it depends on the vehicle design. Your problem however suggests that the onboard charger has a problem and faults. Some chargers use a resettable breaker or GFCI monitor, so it might be as simple as resetting the safety

Re: [EVDL] Smart ED charging issue

2019-05-27 Thread Bill Collins via EV
No problems are reported by the EVSE and I know the service disconnect is OK because I can drive the car. I hadn't thought of the possibility of a blown fuse causing something like this. I will check them. Thanks, Bill > On May 27, 2019 at 9:29 AM Cor van de Water wrote: > > > Any errors

Re: [EVDL] Smart ED charging issue

2019-05-27 Thread Cor van de Water via EV
Any errors reported on the EVSE side or is it strictly EV problem? Did you check the usual, such as all fuses OK and no removed service disconnect from the battery? On Mon, May 27, 2019, 3:08 AM Bill Collins via EV wrote: > Does anyone here have any experience diagnosing the Smart ED? Here's >

Re: [EVDL] Smart ED charging issue

2019-05-26 Thread brucedp5 via EV
I'll assume you've tried both a level2 and a level1 EVSE with the same symptoms. I suggest you the search link https://www.google.com/search?q=Smart+ED+charging+Malfunction to pose your question on the several smart forums that come up. For EVLN EV-newswire posts use:

[EVDL] Smart ED charging issue

2019-05-26 Thread Bill Collins via EV
Does anyone here have any experience diagnosing the Smart ED? Here's what's going on with mine: My 2013 Smart ED is no longer charging. When I plug it in to the EVSE, I hear the usual clicking of contactors in the car, the EVSE contactor closes and then opens again within a half second, and