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RE: 17 blinks High battery temp after charging all night in a 40 degree garage?
Yup I did - 17 blinks = HIGH battery temp per the owners manual, sorry thought I mentioned that. Seems it can also indicate too COLD of a battery temp.
Emailed FM support and they replied within like 30 minutes. All fixed, they looked at my diag I sent in and they can read more info from it than just blinks.
here is an excerpt from the email. Maybe it will help others :)
It appears that your board's internal mechanics were fairly cold - Battery Temperature: 42.8 °F, Controller Temperature: 44.6 °F, Motor Temperature: 33.8 °F. These low temps triggered the cold temperature error code. The error code should stop once the battery has the chance to heat up.
As we go into the colder months, it is important make sure the board is being stored inside in a warm environment (about 65° and up). This will ensure that you do not get a temperature error code when you start your ride, and will keep the board from potential damage from being left in a cold environment.
While running, the board produces heat which keeps it warm. If left out in the cold, it will no longer be able to protect itself. Keeping your board in the cold (about 40°F and below) can damage your board and impact future performance. Details on the warranty and cold can be found in the Owner’s Manual.
I want to be clear that you can definitely enjoy your board in the winter time!
To do this, you need to be sure the board is properly stored before your ride. If you leave your board out in the cold or store your board in a colder environment when not in use, the temperature of the board and the internal components will drop. The temperature of the internal components when you start a ride needs to be above 60°F. The Onewheel generates heat as it operates keeping the internal components warm. This means that although it may be 40°F outside, you can still ride your board.
So anyway, my board started working within 30 minutes of bringing it inside the house, so I made a stand so it won't have to live in my trunk anymore: https://i.imgur.com/1gISeJt.jpg
RE: Brand new XR, 200lbs down to 29% battery after 9 mile ride
It depends a ton on terrain and riding style. I am 215 and got 12.1 miles on mostly pavement with 14% left in one direction to work. Top speed was around 15 mph. The other way, while it was warmer in the morning, it was more stop and go, and 12.3 miles and I almost had to walk-of-shame it the last 200 yards due to dead battery. It nosed up and I had to reset it and sit awhile then rode the last 200 yards. I think I was in mission at the time.
I get that sensor error sometimes too, but I am hoping it's my hiking style shoes causing my toes to lift as I lean. I also have had a couple nose dives, but it has been my fault- leaning too far forward on an uphill and ignoring (didn't realize what it was in time) the very brief pushback. The heavier you are, the easier it is to shift enough weight forward to overpower the wheel and eat pavement. Be careful, take your time, carve and have fun!
17 blinks High battery temp after charging all night in a 40 degree garage?
Turned it on this morning to walk the dog and got 17 blinks. First problem I have had. 168 miles on the board and it won't engage. It was out in the garage charging all night, not being ridden or anything.
Any ideas what to try? I brought it inside to warm up, but I think it's been colder and worked fine.
I sent diags in but got a message saying they don't look at them so not sure the point of that.
Here is my diag screen: https://photos.app.goo.gl/Ey2PdVcqq94YgkLB9
Thanks in advance for any tips!
RE: Extreme(balance challenged) Newbie impressions
This thread is inspirational. I just took the plunge and felt like the oldest rider in history around here in Denver. Nope! Thanks for sharing your experiences, wheelrich.
My brief story: I started on my friend's board Version 1 then the +XR. Biffed it on my face on the V1 on pavement when I first started, but that was alcohol-associated I was hooked anyway. Night and day difference between these boards, but I knew what to expect thanks to my buddy sharing his. I am working up to some distance, now that I have the battery range, but like you pointed out - you have to build up the muscle sets in your feet and legs first. Float on!