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Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 11-24-2013, 02:35 PM
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Posted By jmueller065
They are expensive (overpriced) indeed! There...

They are expensive (overpriced) indeed!
There are two reasons for the EVSE (the box on the wall):
- Safety (there are relays in it to disconnect the power as you unplug the device)
-...
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 09-06-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,706
Posted By jmueller065
You may want to look here: ...

You may want to look here:
http://www.myfocuselectric.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=900
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 08-07-2013, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,186
Posted By jmueller065
Note that the 2014's have a price drop and no...

Note that the 2014's have a price drop and no more incentives. So to lease a 2014 its just the $7500 government tax credit.
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 08-07-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,015
Posted By jmueller065
There is another update to 3.6.2 its out now. Log...

There is another update to 3.6.2 its out now. Log into Sync My Ride to get it. (www.syncmyride.com).
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 06-27-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,944
Posted By jmueller065
No I can't as I haven't watched it that closely.

No I can't as I haven't watched it that closely.
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 06-26-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,944
Posted By jmueller065
It actually charges fastest when first plugged...

It actually charges fastest when first plugged in. As the battery becomes more full the charge rate decreases. Thus it takes longest to get that last 1% of charge in.
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 06-13-2013, 01:31 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,230
Posted By jmueller065
My 2013 unlocks when you touch any door not just...

My 2013 unlocks when you touch any door not just the fronts.
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 05-23-2013, 05:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,502
Posted By jmueller065
Do you have an iPhone? If you do download the app...

Do you have an iPhone? If you do download the app called iEV2--you can use it with your existing car to get a rough estimate for the power you would use during your commute.

I used it before I got...
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 04-26-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,564
Posted By jmueller065
Actually the deal got better: $11k off the lease...

Actually the deal got better: $11k off the lease instead of $10k.

My car will be built on May 20th.
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 04-14-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,186
Posted By jmueller065
Actually since 4/2 the incentive is now $11k--it...

Actually since 4/2 the incentive is now $11k--it is a little deceiving though: included in that $11k is the $7500 federal credit (the incentive is only for leases).
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 03-11-2013, 04:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 7,565
Posted By jmueller065
That is the going rate: Ford is contributing...

That is the going rate: Ford is contributing $2500 towards the lease and when you include the Fed's $7500 tax break you get $10k of the top of the lease.

Unfortunately, though, Ford's $2500 back...
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 02-09-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,564
Posted By jmueller065
Hey I also ordered a Blue Candy one!

Hey I also ordered a Blue Candy one!
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 02-07-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,564
Posted By jmueller065
Oh yeah we took the one they had on the lot for a...

Oh yeah we took the one they had on the lot for a test drive while we were there (it had 132 miles on it, showed a full charge with a range of 61 miles).

Drove it a mile down the road and back--a...
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 02-07-2013, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,564
Posted By jmueller065
On Order!!

Got one on order!

Dealer quoted 8-12 weeks for it to come in--I think I'll miss the April 1st cutoff for the $10k off a lease but it turns out that $7500 of that is the federal tax rebate! LOL So...
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 01-29-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,642
Posted By jmueller065
If you go to "Build & Price" on the Ford website...

If you go to "Build & Price" on the Ford website right now the $10k discount is reflected in the price!
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 01-25-2013, 11:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,642
Posted By jmueller065
Ford offering discounts, price cut for FFE!

Article Here (http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130125/AUTO0102/301250350/Ford-offers-hefty-discounts-Focus-electric-vehicles?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|p)
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 01-10-2013, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,443
Posted By jmueller065
Hey I'm ready to plug in my FFE, I think I've got...

Hey I'm ready to plug in my FFE, I think I've got a spot right there...
http://www.chisagolakes.k12.mn.us/district_office/services/health_safety_environment/clip_image001.jpg
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 01-10-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,174
Posted By jmueller065
Not necessarily. Some OBD codes don't indicate a...

Not necessarily. Some OBD codes don't indicate a fault (most likely the U3000 code doesn't indicate a fault). On a gas engine powered Focus code P1000 means the car hasn't gone through all of its on...
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 12-31-2012, 11:54 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,824
Posted By jmueller065
You can do that with voice via sync and not have...

You can do that with voice via sync and not have to reach over to turn on/off the defrost.

Although, even on my ICE Focus, I still reach over instead of use voice--I've done it enough that I don't...
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 12-12-2012, 01:58 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,476
Posted By jmueller065
0% Financing for 60 months (Detroit Area)

Looks like there is a 0% purchase option for the Detroit Area for the FFE (60 months):

http://www.thinkfordfirst.com/vehicles/2013_Ford_Focus

http://www.ford.com/cars/focus/incentives/
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 11-30-2012, 03:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,615
Posted By jmueller065
Remember the FFE calculates the range based upon...

Remember the FFE calculates the range based upon prior drives. That being a dealer demo it is likely that the first thing people do when they go for a drive is to nail it to see how fast it is. It...
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 11-30-2012, 09:07 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,186
Posted By jmueller065
A different way to get the same result: ...

A different way to get the same result:

Fusion Energi (http://www.ford.com/cars/fusion/features/#page=Feature2) which will be cheaper than the FFE--no price yet.

Or if you really like the look...
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 11-21-2012, 09:12 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,468
Posted By jmueller065
Motorweek's review

Here is Motorweek's review of the FFE (http://www.motorweek.org/reviews/road_tests/2012_ford_focus_electric)

(If you browse around there and watch all of their reviews of the latest Ford's (FFE,...
Forum: Ford Focus Electric Owners Forum 11-12-2012, 09:32 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 88,258
Posted By jmueller065
I'd find the fuse for the stereo/sync/etc. and...

I'd find the fuse for the stereo/sync/etc. and pull it, wait a few seconds and put it back in. This reboots the radio. From your description it sounds like the FFE is running at least two version's...
Forum: Main Ford Focus Forum 11-03-2012, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,317
Posted By jmueller065
Why? An electric motor does not suffer the same...

Why? An electric motor does not suffer the same "altitude sickness" that an ICE does.
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