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Maintenance fuse to store the vehicle?

Discussion in 'Roadster: Technical' started by marco2228, Sep 4, 2013.

  1. marco2228

    marco2228 Roadster Signature #34

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    Could anyone please take a picture, where exactly the main maintenance fuse at the Roadster is to disconnect the batterie pack from the system?
    It's somewhere left from the ESS, correct? I didn't find a picture of it anywhere.

    Thanks,
    Marco
     
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    On the left side in front of the rear wheel (for a 2.5). But I would only pull it for maintenance, not for storage. Unless you are shipping it overseas.
     
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    On the 1.5 you really need to remove the right rear tire and liner, so like HCSharp I would not do it unless you are shipping. Normally just leave it plugged in with storage mode.
     
  4. marco2228

    marco2228 Roadster Signature #34

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    Hit.. it's for shipping the car overseas and it's a 1.5 Roadster.
    Is it the orange thing in the picture?
    switch.jpeg

    Is this just some kind of a switch or is it an actual fuse, which you can pull out and take with you?

    Thank you,
    Marco
     
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    I believe it is a plug you pull out to ensure there is no way electricity can flow. Not sure if it is a simple plug or a release lever as in the Prius. The picture above shows it well and the Ranger pulled in out in just a second or two by hand so it is not that difficult.
     
  7. marco2228

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    Thanks for your answers. Very helpful:)
     

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