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by knotcher
Tue Apr 20, 2021 10:45 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: usb version
Replies: 1
Views: 194

usb version

i'm going to relocate my usb port to under the armrest. does anyone know what version of usb is in a 2016 eGolf? 3.0, 4.0, etc?
by knotcher
Mon Apr 12, 2021 9:20 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Garage door opener?
Replies: 10
Views: 9801

Re: Garage door opener?

i found a hack online using my chamberlin garage door opener app and iphone shortcuts. so now i just have to ask Siri to "open my garage" door. there's a slight delay, but not too bad at all. i'm sure you can find the same if you are interested. search your specific garage door and "iphone shortcuts".
by knotcher
Sun Apr 11, 2021 11:41 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: what should happen when I...
Replies: 5
Views: 423

what should happen when I...

...plug in a charger to my eGolf. According to the manual, there should be a green blinking light in the charge port indicating that charging is in progress. that green light should go solid when charging is complete. what is actually happening, is that the green light never blinks...it just goes so...
by knotcher
Fri Apr 02, 2021 7:25 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Re: home charge stations

due to the location of my breaker panel and where i park the car, it's to frigg'n expensive ($1000+) to have an electrician run the line. $It's only $225 if they put the outlet right next to my panel. so my new plan: 50A breaker in panel > 14-50 receptacle next to panel > big ass 50' RV 50A extensio...
by knotcher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 12:17 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Re: home charge stations

thanks again! i do have dcfc.

i'm going to get a 50A circuit installed so that should do me for future upgrades. i think i'll stick with the 3.6kwh eTron charger for now since it's "free" and upgrade to something faster if i feel the need.
by knotcher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 11:08 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Re: home charge stations

thanks f1geek

am i correct that my car can only pull in 30A max, so getting anything more wouldn't improve charge time?
by knotcher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 10:08 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 776

Re: home charge stations

actually, i forgot to mention that i bought this car used and this charger came with it. would it work?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/GENUINE-AUDI-A ... OSw8kFgX5z~
by knotcher
Mon Mar 29, 2021 9:46 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: home charge stations
Replies: 8
Views: 776

home charge stations

sorry if this has been covered but the search on this site is pretty lack-luster and i couldn't find anything.

2016 eGolf

i'm lookin at my options for an L2 home charger.
any recommendations on brand? Amperage?

any advice you can give or point me too would be helpful!
by knotcher
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:52 am
Forum: General / Main e-Golf Owners Forum
Topic: new ev owner
Replies: 4
Views: 559

Re: new ev owner

another question.

i've seen that some suggest only charging to 80% to save battery life. is this true? how do i set this?
by knotcher
Wed Mar 24, 2021 7:47 am
Forum: General / Main e-Golf Owners Forum
Topic: new ev owner
Replies: 4
Views: 559

Re: new ev owner

wow, thanks for that quick reply and for all the answers. so far i'm loving the car. i'm still experiencing a bit of "range anxiety" every time i go out to run errands, but i'm sure i'll get over that.

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