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EV quick charge station at Capital Kia, San Jose, CA


EV quick charge station at Capital Kia, San Jose, CA, California. The address is 755 Capitol Expressway Auto Mall San Jose, CA 95136

The charge network is Greenlots. Charger type is SAE Combo DCFC, CHAdeMO.

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EV Quick Charge Station at Santa Clara Convention Center, California
https://youtu.be/QP2r05s209k

EV quick charge station at Capital Kia, San Jose, CA
https://youtu.be/HS2O1Hig2vE

EV quick charge station at Whole Foods Market 777 The Alameda, San Jose, CA
https://youtu.be/Q5npZ0fCPYo

EV quick charge station at Walgreens, 1399 W. San Carlos St., San Jose, CA, 95126
https://youtu.be/kRoQDhCYk0E

EV quick charge station at Walgreens, 200 N Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050
https://youtu.be/2w51-iom8aM

EV quick charge station at 2050 Channing Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94303
https://youtu.be/GU75di68J2g

EV quick charge station at Premier Nissan of San Jose, 1120 Capitol Expressway San Jose, California 95136
http://youtu.be/ga9ui5dePIU

EV quick charge station at Santa Clara Valley Water District, 5750 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118.
https://youtu.be/olvDcDvJgjc

5 Mistakes Made at Various EV Charging Stations
https://youtu.be/t9InCQslp8E

EV Charger Experiment Gone Wrong-Emergency Stop Red Button
https://youtu.be/b29_IsqSx5s

Flat Tire-My Most Embarrassing Moments,Unbelievable, I’m Shocked
https://youtu.be/R6j0hDRnWRM

Leaf Lease Lessons Learned
https://youtu.be/AggjfS1M2os

Use Cell Phone With Free Data Plan As GPS
https://youtu.be/44CArktLswk

How To Reset EV Charge Station Error Code 0x0504
https://youtu.be/EwzkSD-6uQY

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Everything You Want to Know About EV Charging – My Adventure


There is only one kind of gas station but there are so many different EV charge stations. There are different charging networks and different equipment manufacturers and standards.

I will share with you my adventures at various EV charge stations and the mistakes I made. If there are people at the charge station ahead of you, you may not know what to ask yet, then, after other people leave, and it is your turn to charge, then there is no one around whom you can ask. Sure, you may feel embarrassed about asking questions, but you should be grateful if there is someone around the station who can explain things to you. When there was no one around, I had to spend a long time to figure things out myself. I really wished someone had made this kind of collection of videos for me to learn from.

Please check out other related videos:
5 Mistakes Made at Various EV Charging Stations
https://youtu.be/t9InCQslp8E

EV Charger Experiment Gone Wrong-Emergency Stop Red Button
https://youtu.be/b29_IsqSx5s

Flat Tire-My Most Embarrassing Moments,Unbelievable, I’m Shocked
https://youtu.be/R6j0hDRnWRM

Leaf Lease Lessons Learned
https://youtu.be/AggjfS1M2os

Use Cell Phone With Free Data Plan As GPS

How To Reset EV Charge Station Error Code 0x0504
https://youtu.be/EwzkSD-6uQY

EV Quick Charge Station at Santa Clara Convention Center, California
https://youtu.be/QP2r05s209k

EV quick charge station at Capital Kia, San Jose, CA
https://youtu.be/HS2O1Hig2vE

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EV Quick Charge Station at Santa Clara Convention Center, California


EV quick charge station at Santa Clara Convention Center, California. The address is 5001 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA, 95054.

You may access Convention Center Parking from Bunker Hill Lane. Located at the east end of parking structure on the ground level, section B. Only the CHAdeMO is participating in the No Charge To Charge Program.

Please check out other related videos:
EV Quick Charge Station at Santa Clara Convention Center, California
https://youtu.be/QP2r05s209k

EV quick charge station at Capital Kia, San Jose, CA
https://youtu.be/HS2O1Hig2vE

EV quick charge station at Whole Foods Market 777 The Alameda, San Jose, CA
https://youtu.be/Q5npZ0fCPYo

EV quick charge station at Walgreens, 1399 W. San Carlos St., San Jose, CA, 95126
https://youtu.be/kRoQDhCYk0E

EV quick charge station at Walgreens, 200 N Winchester Blvd, Santa Clara, CA 95050
https://youtu.be/2w51-iom8aM

EV quick charge station at 2050 Channing Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94303
https://youtu.be/GU75di68J2g

EV quick charge station at Premier Nissan of San Jose, 1120 Capitol Expressway San Jose, California 95136
http://youtu.be/ga9ui5dePIU

EV quick charge station at Santa Clara Valley Water District, 5750 Almaden Expy, San Jose, CA 95118.
https://youtu.be/olvDcDvJgjc

5 Mistakes Made at Various EV Charging Stations
https://youtu.be/t9InCQslp8E

EV Charger Experiment Gone Wrong-Emergency Stop Red Button
https://youtu.be/b29_IsqSx5s

Flat Tire-My Most Embarrassing Moments,Unbelievable, I’m Shocked
https://youtu.be/R6j0hDRnWRM

Leaf Lease Lessons Learned
https://youtu.be/AggjfS1M2os

Use Cell Phone With Free Data Plan As GPS
https://youtu.be/44CArktLswk

How To Reset EV Charge Station Error Code 0x0504
https://youtu.be/EwzkSD-6uQY

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How To Reset EV Charge Station Error Code 0x0504


My previous experiment with the EV charging station (titled How To Reset EV Charge Station, https://youtu.be/ia_cNr54y6s) did not include this error case, reseting Error code 0x0504. It is pretty easy.

Please check out other related videos:
5 Mistakes Made at Various EV Charging Stations
https://youtu.be/t9InCQslp8E

EV Charger Experiment Gone Wrong-Emergency Stop Red Button
https://youtu.be/b29_IsqSx5s

Flat Tire-My Most Embarrassing Moments,Unbelievable, I’m Shocked
https://youtu.be/R6j0hDRnWRM

Leaf Lease Lessons Learned
https://youtu.be/AggjfS1M2os

Use Cell Phone With Free Data Plan As GPS
https://youtu.be/44CArktLswk

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EV Charger Experiment Gone Wrong-Emergency Stop Red Button


I am very sorry that the next user will see the non-functioning charger after my experiment. This experiment is based on 2 suggestions I read from a forum that if someone before you pressed the red button emergency stop, you can reset it by:
1. If you come up to the charger and it’s “down” because someone has done the above, just hold the “stop” button (NOT the Emergency Stop button, but the one labeled stop below the one labeled start) for a few seconds for it to reset.

2. Often times, you can “reset” a charger by pressing and holding the green start and red stop buttons together. Keep them pressed, and the charger software will reset, unless it has certain error codes. This has worked for me at eVgo Nissan-made DC fast chargers.

Well, I did both but neither worked, instead I messed up for the next person. So what did I do wrong? What is the correct procedure?

Please check out other related videos:
Flat Tire-My Most Embarrassing Moments,Unbelievable, I’m Shocked
https://youtu.be/R6j0hDRnWRM

Leaf Lease Lessons Learned
https://youtu.be/AggjfS1M2os

Use Cell Phone With Free Data Plan As GPS
https://youtu.be/44CArktLswk

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