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Old 08-19-2014, 11:07 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey all, my Karma won't charge. I have tried my plug in a few sockets. When it's solid green and ready to go I plug it into the car and hear the two standard clicks to say it's charging. Even the orange LED showing that it's charging lights up.

But the green lights on the charger don't show that its charging (just stays solid colour green) and the car hasn't charged in days.

My normal dealer has advised that they are NOT working on Karma's anymore here in Toronto until further notice.
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You needs to make sure you have ground .. Find outlet with good ground



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HV battery has a fault inside that causes this. Battery has to come out and apart. I will PM you.
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Try a public charger somewhere, if you have the same problem, its your car.........
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typically when there is a ground issue with house plug, the red lights will flash a code on the charger or the charger will indicate this in some way depending on the brand.
solid green lights mean either full charge or charge contactor is not closed on the cars hv battery.
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It happen to me 2 yea


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If there is no ground you will see all green lights sold ..


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Mine is doing the same thing, as of today. Sunday, all was well. I left it plugged up all day Monday, then when I went out today I found that it hadn't charged at all. The green lights are all on, and the orange light on the console comes on to show that it's charging, but that's all.

Worse, I now have a generic "check engine" light on. Turning the car off for a bit then turning it back on had no impact.
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Update: the 4 green lights on the charger are rotating on mine, not solid. I don't know if I've done something to accidentally fix it, or if it was like this all along and I wasn't paying enough attention.

I'll check in a few hours to see if I've charged any. If not, I'll post back.
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Sorry for 3 in a row, but the system won't let me update after 10 minutes.

From 12:51am until 3:37am, I've gone from a remaining charge of 2 miles to 13 miles, so I guess it's working. I didn't change anything to make it work, though, so that makes me a little nervous.

BUT!!!

1. I still have the CEL on. Maybe that'll reset after I drive a few miles?

2. This time, I show that the GAS tank is empty! Like, totally empty, where I should have about 1/2 of a tank. I'm in a rural area with a locked garage (with an alarm), so I'm positive that the gas is actually there, but the system isn't registering it.

Again, I'm hoping this will reset after I drive a few miles?
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