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Re: [EVDL] Failed DC Power Systems Controller 144V 400A (1200shortterm) last fixed in

Make sure to also check the drivers, as a shorted gate will take its driver
with it.

Matt
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From: "David Sharpe" <[email protected]>
To: "Electric Vehicle Discussion List" <[email protected]>
Sent: Monday, January 24, 2011 8:12 AM
Subject: Re: [EVDL] Failed DC Power Systems Controller 144V 400A
(1200shortterm) last fixed in 2000.


>I have inspected the Raptor. There are a number of transistors that have
> failed by blowing apart but I cannot see damage to the Mosfets. They
> measure
> correctly, high resistance and diode in reverse direction. They are sealed
> in silicone compound. I have set of circuit drawings & will attempt a
> repair myself. Will advise outcome. David
>
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> From: "David Sharpe" <[email protected]>
> Sent: Sunday, January 23, 2011 1:14 PM
> To: "Electric Vehicle Discussion List" <[email protected]>
> Subject: [EVDL] Failed DC Power Systems Controller 144V 400A (1200
> shortterm) last fixed in 2000.
>
>> Yesterday I was at our country estate about to return to Melbourne in my
>> EV (100ks away) and set off about 10 metres & the power failed. The
>> controller had failed, not violently but there was a whiff of burnt
>> Mosfet
>> in the air. When you consider that I have been as much as 800 ks away
>> from
>> home in this car I was very lucky. The luck continued in that I keep a
>> spare car there also , an Insight & that is how I got home. The questions
>> I have for the list is 1. Is it worth fixing? 2. If so who can repair
>> it?
>> 3. If not what is the commended reliable replacement? Who is agent or
>> address to buy. David Sharpe
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