5912Re: [solectria_ev] Force Battery Pack Supposed to be Isolated from Chassis Ground?
- Nov 2, 2009Y-Caps. The motor controller(s) should have y caps in them that are tied
to ground. These will make it a shocking experience if you get yourself
between them and the chassis ground. So I suppose the answer is that you
*sort of* have chassis isolation. I'm sure you don't have a dead short
On 11/1/2009 11:20 PM, Quin Garcia wrote:
> I have a 2001 Force with a 156V PbA pack.
> Today I noticed something alarming: I am able to measure 60VDC across
> Battery Pack positive and the chassis ground of the vehicle!
> I saw 0VDC across Battery pack negative and chassis ground of the vehicle.
> I saw 4.8Mohm of resistance across Battery pack negative and chassis
> of the vehicle.
> I saw infinite resistance across Battery Pack positive and chassis
> ground of
> the vehicle.
> These findings imply that there is not isolation between Battery Pack
> negative and the vehicle chassis ground.
> Is there supposed to be infinite resistance between the battery pack
> negative and chassis ground?
> If so, any ideas on how this short between battery pack negative and
> ground may be occurring?
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