90% max charged
October 15, 2020 / 35 views / e-Golf

How To Charge e-Golf 90% Max Manually

The charging system on e-Golf is extremely confusing, it has the e-manager that set the departure time and won’t let you to charge immediately until the software let the system to charge. The problem is you can only set the maximum battery charging capacity in this e-manager. I actually read this tip from VW e-Golf […]

e-Golf Quick Fix Kit Glue
September 27, 2019 / 258 views / e-Golf

e-Golf Flat Fix – Must Know

e-Golf doesn’t come with spare tire or even a lug wrench to remove the wheels. They expect the flat must be fixed at a shop of some sort. The car does come with a quick fix container and an air pump. The flat fix container has liquid epoxy in it, we need to put it […]

Button LED On
November 13, 2018 / 700 views / e-Golf | EV

Install Garage Opener Button (HomeLink) in e-Golf

Our 2017 e-Golf doesn’t come with HomeLink like most of the newer cars, I decided to put in a switch for activate the garage every time we leave the house and come home. We ordered a button with light indicator momentary switch, nice and small enough to fit one of the empty switch on the […]

12V Fuse Location
October 31, 2018 / 1,241 views / e-Golf | EV

No Power e-Golf 12V Socket

After using the air pump to fix the flat so many times, the 12V socket fuse was blown. I looked for the fuse box in the manual and it wasn’t clear on how to access and check the correct fuse. Finally I found it by searching for Golf fuse box diagram. Anyhow, it wasn’t hard […]

Real Life Range on 2017 eGolf
October 30, 2018 / 224 views / e-Golf | EV

Real Life Range On My 2017 VW eGolf

I’ve had our 2017 eGolf since March and this is the first time we checked to see how far we could drive with our eGolf. I drove from Fremont to Sunnyvale, then Sunnyvale to Oakland, back to Sunnyvale and to Fremont again. The total miles was 128. In the morning we did turn on heated […]

January 27, 2017 / 789 views / e-Golf | EV

Bosch 30A Level 2 Charger For e-Golf

If you want to charge with 30A charger 7.2kW, you must get the SEL model, SE model only supports 3.6kW or buy one with 7.2kW option. SE standard is 3.6kW. We’ve had our 2015 e-Golf for over a year now and we’ve been using the original portable charger from the car. Sometimes we came home […]