I can't tell you how to fix it, but I can tell you how to disable the
feature so that you can enjoy the rest of the EVSE.
There's a set of four-twisted-wires (Black/Brown/Grey/Red) that leads to
the a wireloom around the output (charging) cable.
Cut the four-wire set where it's convenient ( in the future you might want
to re-connect if someone can ever figure out how to fix this feature ).
On the PCB-mainboard-side (of course), leave the red wire disconnected, and
short the other three (Black/Brown/Grey) together (with, for example, a
[quote] Paul Wallace <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I've got an old EVI ICS-200B with an Avcon connector I'm about to change
> over to the new J1772 connector. I just powered it up for the first time,
> before I get carried away with swapping the connectors, and the nice lady
> is complaining about the cable tension. There is no stress on the cable,
> but the sensor is still indicating something is not right. I've looked
> around the charging cable exit and it appears that there is some sort of
> clever contact pad or something that the gland nut passes through. It also
> appears that there is some rust around this area of the box. I can see a
> small blue circuit board with 4 wires going off to the main board and two
> white plastic hex standoffs coming off the stain device near this circuit
> Does anyone have any information on how the strain device works? Is it a
> common service issue? Are there any replacement parts available? If it
> can't be repaired, does anyone know how to disable the device or make the
> system think that the strain is normal?
> Paul Wallace
> '94 USElectricar S10 almost ready to try charging for the first time
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