Tag Archives: Emergency Response Guide

Where is the Service HV Disconnect on a Nissan Leaf?

Hopefully by now, no one is intimidated by electric or hybrid vehicles. Once the High Voltage (HV) battery is disconnected all you have is a vehicle that has a really big battery in it. However, learning how to safely disconnect the HV battery by pulling out the service disconnect plug requires one key of information, where is it? The service disconnect plug can be located inside a console, the trunk, or even hidden under the carpet. The Nissan Leaf’s service disconnect is located under the carpet behind the center console.

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Mitsubishi i-MiEV (Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle)

MiEV is an acronym for Mitsubishi innovative Electric Vehicle and it is a five-door hatchback electric car and is the electric version of the Mitsubishi i. There is not an Emergency Response Guide (ERG) for the North America version yet because the 2012 model is the first year sold in the United States. The information below is taken from the European market, well the Germany ERG for the 2011 Mitsubishi MiEV. The US version will have some changes, but expect most of the vehicle to remain unchanged.

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Chevrolet Volt and Opel/Vauxhall Ampera, What do you know?

So all the hype about electric cars is meant to scare us during an extrication? What do you know about the Chevrolet Volt and Opel/Vauxhall Ampera? General Motors and a group spun off the NFPA, behind the Electric Vehicle Safety Training project have spent a good amount of money educating and making training materials available to anyone with a computer and internet access.

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