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An Update on Blink Network

An Update on Blink Network

A few months ago, I wrote a post on some issues I was having with overheating connectors on Ecotality’s Blink charging stations. Shortly after writing the post, Ecotality replaced the cordsets on many of the EVSEs I had complained about. Even with Honda’s software update, I can still feel a faulty connector get warm. However, … Continue reading

Honda Fit EV Software Update

Honda Fit EV Software Update

Honda has released a new version of the ECU firmware for the 2013 Fit EV. If you are having trouble charging at Ecotality’s Blink stations, I recommend you take your car to your dealership and have this update performed. It is covered under the standard maintenance for the car and should not cost you anything. … Continue reading

Don’t Blink…

Don’t Blink…

I charge my Honda Fit EV almost exclusively on Ecotality’s Blink charging stations. Well, I used to. Ecotality installed seven Blink EVSEs at my work and when I first got my Fit EV, I charged on them without any problems. However, over the course of a few months more and more of them wouldn’t charge … Continue reading

Ecotality Blink EVSE Problems Our Ecotality Blink EVSE (electric vehicle supply equipment, aka electric car charging station) was installed at the end of January, and it was fine. Nothing special, just an EVSE that worked. We hadn’t had any bad experiences like practically everyone else. That is, until the recent software update. On February 2, … Continue reading