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 Post subject: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:54 am 
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I am in the process of purchasing a 2019 Egolf Se with DAP from Bay area. We plan on sending it to our home in Las Vegas and want to get opinions from those in the know.

Since we won't be able to have warrantee work for the EV portion here in vegas due to lack of trained techs:

1. Has anyone had any EV related issues with there 2019 SE that they can share.

2. Has anyone heard of battery issues from high heat locations. ( vegas varies in summer daytime temps from 95 - 110).

This car will be used as a daily commuter for under 100 miles daily and charged in the evening when temps are typically around 80-90 degrees. I will install a level 2 charger but will start off with factory 110 plug in until i can find the best charger and a qualified electrician to install.

Unfortunately the E-golf isn't sold here but i'm assuming since it is sold and warrantied in California, places like Palm Springs, Barstow and the sort that have similar high heat weather as Vegas, this vehicle should perform per VW specs.

I will take any and all advise, since I will be purchasing on Tuesday for shipment on Friday.

PS, I followed some posts on costs, and I am paying $22,750 out the door price plus shipping before Fed $7500 rebate (sales tax to be paid in Nevada). Is that about right or can I still push for a better deal?

Peter


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 Post subject: Re: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 1:40 pm 
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$22,750 is a really good price. I don't think further negotiation is necessary.

No issues with our 2019 SE so far. But we've only had it for a month or so.

We ended up buying the Clippercreek HCS-40P for our level 2 charging. Mainly because we didn't need any of the bells and whistles offered by other chargers, and they're supposed to be rock solid reliable. We also already had a 40amp circuit in the garage, so at 32 amps, it was a perfect match.


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 Post subject: Re: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Sun Jun 16, 2019 9:33 pm 
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Try and start your charging later at night, after midnight when it's cooler, if at all possible, during the warmer months.

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:13 pm 
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RayR wrote:
$22,750 is a really good price. I don't think further negotiation is necessary.

No issues with our 2019 SE so far. But we've only had it for a month or so.

We ended up buying the Clippercreek HCS-40P for our level 2 charging. Mainly because we didn't need any of the bells and whistles offered by other chargers, and they're supposed to be rock solid reliable. We also already had a 40amp circuit in the garage, so at 32 amps, it was a perfect match.

Been using the juicebox pro 40...thinking about selling it and getting a clipper creek. The juicebox has a lot of bells and whistles, but we are missing the thinner cables on the clipper creek. I don't mind the 40 to 32 amp downgrade, for the convenience of the thinner cables.

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 2:37 pm 
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egolfEr wrote:
I don't mind the 40 to 32 amp downgrade, for the convenience of the thinner cables.


Are the JuiceBox cables that hard to wrangle? Trying to figure out how cable thickness would make much of a difference.


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 Post subject: Re: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Thu Jun 20, 2019 6:17 pm 
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My understanding is the level 2 charger on the e-Golf is limited to 30amps. So a Juicebox or Clippercreek or XXX 32 or 40 or 50 amp station will all take the same amount of time to charge the car.


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 Post subject: Re: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Fri Jun 21, 2019 11:13 am 
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We have a Clipper Creek HCS-40 and it has been rock solid reliable. The car (a 2015) needed a module changed out to be happy with it, but that was a VW warranty thing and not on Clipper Creek.

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:31 pm 
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Driving since April, absolutely no issues to report. I love this car. Best decision I ever made.


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 Post subject: Re: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:50 pm 
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djsd wrote:
egolfEr wrote:
I don't mind the 40 to 32 amp downgrade, for the convenience of the thinner cables.


Are the JuiceBox cables that hard to wrangle? Trying to figure out how cable thickness would make much of a difference.


yes,...I regret getting the JB, It does give you future proofing and a lot of mobile functionality. The python cables are a bit cumbersome.

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 Post subject: Re: 2019 issues
PostPosted: Wed Jun 26, 2019 11:21 am 
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Apparently JuiceBox is working on thinner cables...no eta on release.

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