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Great to see people coming back to the forum to post their and issues and solutions. I have the feeling we're going to need all the knowledge and experience we can get!

And awesome of course you got it working again.
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New problem and solution for my 2010 Enertia:

For those of you not located in California, us here in Southern California experienced huge a storm this last Friday which included alot of heavy rain along with high winds. The bike operated normally under these conditions until I stopped at my destination when I went to start the bike up to leave, the bike cycled through the start up sequence normally but when I rolled the throttle on, the bike attempted to move for a moment then stopped. No error code was displayed until I shut the lights off or switched the on/off switch to OFF in which case the error code D18 was displayed, cycling the bike OFF then ON several times made no difference. It was then I noticed that whenever I switched the run switch to ON the contactor would make the normal clunk when energized but immediately after I would also hear a lower pitched thunk as if the contactor de-energized. I was stuck and had to get towed home.

Partially in disgust and because it was cold, I left the bike in the garage to dry out for a few days occasionally trying to start it, no dice. The error code didn't show up again but now the contactor wouldn't energize. I decided to start with the simplest possible cause, the on/off switch, looking at it closely it didn't seem to have any kind of weatherproofing to keep water out of the switch so I took it apart and liberally sprayed the internals with WD40 and operated it back and forth a dozen times and Woohoo! the bike runs again.

I have not found out why I was getting the D18 error code in the beginning nor have I gone for a test ride yet, I was just so happy that it runs again I just had to post.

Thanks for stopping to read this post and I hope it helps someone in the future.
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Brammo Enertia Servicing / Re: 2010 Enertia dead (help!)
« Last post by amped on Today at 03:42:49 AM »
Greetings Joker,

And apologies to those who may have followed this subject waiting for me to post a solution to my problem. I was planning to write out a detailed process of the steps I went through but suffice to say I never got around to it.

It eventually turned out out to be a blown fuse for the main battery pack marked "ANN150" I initially dismissed it as a possible problem because I erroneously thought it was a shunt, this was due to my own lack of knowledge on the components and a huge lack of information about the bike itself. Brammo apparently never published a service manual. There was a fear at one point in discussions with Brammo that it may have been a defective VCU for which no replacement part exist in the known universe unless you come across another Enertia to raid parts off of.

The fuse is 150a rated fuse, is white and rectangular in shape with a tiny oblong window in the center of its face whose purpose is to visually tell if the fuse is blown, if this window is opaque the fuse is likely blown, to test it you must disconnect it from the system and to do this safely you must disconnect the big red battery pack connector located near the upper right side of the frame rail under the top tank body panel. To check the fuse you must remove the lower body panel, the fuse is located and fastened to the front side of the very bottom of the frame, being careful not to touch any other part of the bike with the wrench or ratchet your using, unbolt the fuse not the holder and test the fuse. I was able to find a replacement fuse for $10 on ebay, while your under the bike check the the fuse holder and make certain it's not loose, mine was loose and may have been the cause for the fuse blowing. Once you have reinstalled the fuse, reconnect the red battery pack connector and look at the instrument panel, you should now see the flashing red led operating again, good indication that the bike bike has power again, reconnect the tank power switch and cycle through a normal start sequence to make sure everything is working before reinstalling all the body panels.

Hope this helps, good luck!
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Brammo Empulse / Re: Sudden drop in State of Charge.
« Last post by Shinysideup on Today at 12:40:06 AM »
I have a question that arose last night when my SOC was around 60% and dropped suddenly to zero. The pack was cold; shortly after starting up and traveling about 10 blocks at city speeds, I cranked it to WOT a couple of times in getting on the freeway, (OK, while trying to keep up with another bike. ::) I felt the slight glitch (like an ICE missing) before the green lights flashing and the RECHARGE NOW warning came up. The bike didn't shut off.

I was about 10 miles from home, late at night, on a dark freeway and tried to keep my speed as low as was safe with following traffic. I made it all the way home with the recharge warning lights flashing the whole way.

When I plugged in the charger, it showed 7+ hours of time remaining on the charge, consistent with the reported zero SOC and a 120V charger.

My question: If I had 60% SOC when the dash dropped to zero, and if I was able to travel 10 miles at zero charge, then the SOC wasn't ACTUALLY zero. But then why would the charger report that the full charge time was needed?

At what point during the charge cycle would this discrepancy get reconciled and what, electrically, is going on to create the discrepancy and to correct it? This question is academic only, since it has no practical significance.

Although it WOULD be handy if something could be done to cause the dash to report the ACTUAL SOC, after it shows "zero" so I'd know if I could get home!

My suspicion, from reading the previous posts, that this is a protective function when one portion of the pack gets too low. I just wish there was a way to override the erroneous "zero SOC" to get a true reading.
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Brammo Enertia Servicing / Re: 2010 Enertia dead (help!)
« Last post by jokerhd5t9 on February 22, 2017, 08:29:12 PM »
my bike is a 2010
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Brammo Enertia Servicing / Re: 2010 Enertia dead (help!)
« Last post by jokerhd5t9 on February 22, 2017, 08:12:27 PM »
hi, im having the same problem. i was wondering if you had any luck with issue?

joker
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Brammo Empulse FAQ / Re: Servide and Maintenance requirements 9600km - 6000mi
« Last post by noone1569 on February 21, 2017, 01:41:47 PM »
I'd love to have a copy as well.

Well, I just picked mine up from Victory for a steal; can't wait to ride the hell out of it.  Did my first commute today.
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Brammo Empulse FAQ / Re: Servide and Maintenance requirements 9600km - 6000mi
« Last post by rio on February 21, 2017, 11:51:38 AM »
I'd love to have a service manual! I've messaged you. Anybody else here keeping their Brammo's even after Polaris has abandoned us? If so what kind of equipment are you guys using?
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Wanting to buy / Re: WTB Black or White Outer Tank and Black or White Bellypan
« Last post by noone1569 on February 21, 2017, 11:03:58 AM »
Yeah I know =(
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Wanting to buy / Re: WTB Black or White Outer Tank and Black or White Bellypan
« Last post by mike on February 20, 2017, 05:19:14 PM »
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