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Ok, I'm new to this forum stuff so if I'm not doing something correctly please forgive me.
I've never had any sort of issues with my Fisker. It was running, driving, and charging just fine 5 weeks ago when I left for a long vacation. I left the car plugged into the factory 110v charger in my garage while I was gone.

Upon my return I found all of the lights out on my charger and the 12v system completely dead. I unlocked the car with the key and charged the 12V system. The car now unlocks, dome lights work, etc... However it won't charge.

Suspecting the charger I unscrewed the grommet that holds the wire into the charger and found the wires inside the charger badly burnt. Exposed copper! (The breaker in my house did not trip)

I got a new 110V charger and plugged the car in for 48 hours and still do not have any register-able charge. The car's dash comes on and tells me out of energy. When plugged in I do get the orange charging icon.

Anybody have any advice? When I plug it in I do hear the normal sounds (presumably the relays)
 

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It's too late now but their is no reason to leave the charger plugged in after the car is fully charged . Where are you located ? Are you sure the 12 volt battery is fully charged if it isn't the HV battery won't charge . Does the car go into ready mode. The 12 volt battery is what needs to be kept charged when you go away not the HV battery look into getting a automatic trickle charger made for a AGM plate battery .

One of the reasons the HV charger could of melted is due to a outlet that's shared with another appliance it's very important to have a dedicated outlet .
Check the 12 volt system also when you plug the HV charger in and you hear the main contactors close listen closely and do you hear the same sound about 15 to 20 seconds later if you hear the contactors again you have a internal problem with the HV battery. So listen for the contactors close and continue listening if you hear them open . This will help diagnosis your car a little more . Also is the check engine light on
 

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The car wouldn't start and the check engine light was on... I did a hard reset and now the ICE will start the car and it will go into gear. If I let it go to sleep then plug it in.. The normal shuffle and commotion occurs then 4 seconds later a tick from the black box where you hook up to charge the 12v... 10 seconds later another tick from the same box. It sounds like just a single relay going on of off and it's almost certainly coming from that box. If I get back in car the orange charging light is on.

Thanks in advance for all your help
 

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P0A7B is the generic code that comes up when the HV Battery is requesting that the check engine light get turned on. It's usually accompanied by other Fisker-specific battery codes that most generic scan tools can't pick up. You'll need the Fisker diagnostic scan tool/software to find out exactly what they are.
 

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Lormax

Hey Travis,
I really appreciate your phone support yesterday. If you still have my cc# please send me the diag tools.

Thanks!
 

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In another post you think it's the OBCM how did you come to that conclusion ? I've seen a ton more battery problems then a OBCM problem .
 

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I carry enough battery parts that I probably can rebuild at least 20 to 25 batteries maybe more depending on how modules are bad . I haven't seen more then three bad modules per battery mostly one module .
 
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