How To Reset EV Charge Station


After my previous experiment with the emergency stop button messed up things (see http://youtu.be/b29_IsqSx5s)
I decided to move to another location to have a second try. This time it worked by turning the Emergency Stop Button clockwise, and the button popped back.

In addition, I went to yet another location that has a different charger. It had a connection error and I could not reset it the same way. I had to make a call, so that the operator could reset it remotely.

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5 Mistakes Made at Various EV Charging Stations


I will share with you 5 mistakes I made at various charging stations. You may feel embarrassed if there are people around, 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 spent a long time to figure things out myself.

1. For the evGo fast charger, pay attention to the tricky lever to unplug. I did not read the instructions, could not unplug it, it was my fault.

2. For the Clipper Creek charger, make sure you follow the correct order and sequence. There was no instruction on how to use it, you have to use trial and error, I was lucky someone explained it to me.

3. For the Blink faster charger, the charger itself was faulty, it was my first time and I was not familiar with the charger, there was no one to ask for help, so I wasted a lot of time to experiment on how to get it working. When I tried a second charger, the unit was not faulty, it was pretty easy. You only need to pay attention to how to latch it and how to unplug it.

I hope by sharing my mistakes, this video can save you time and frustration. Happy charging.

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Use Cell Phone With Free Data Plan As GPS
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Flat Tire-My Most Embarrassing Moments,Unbelievable, I’m Shocked


I am pretty handy and resourceful but I have to admit my recent most embarrassing moments. Although I’ve had many flat tires in the past, I was surprised and shocked at how little I knew about my new Nissan Leaf.

This is the story: our new Nissan Leaf (a newly leased car) got a flat tire in the middle of a parking lot. So, not the first time, just calmly figure out what to do, right? But then I noticed both left and right had earth moving equipment moving in. and realized that the parking lot was going through construction and renovation. Now I was under pressure just to move the car to somewhere else. Still, not a big deal, just a flat tire, right? Wrong again. Now I am sharing my mistakes with you so that you do not have to make the same ones. Certainly I wish someone told me this (before my flat tire accident).

I am grateful to the construction team, if you are watching and smiling, who did not bulldoze or even tow my car, and in fact were both patient and helpful.:]

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Plantation – Big Island, Hawaii-UHD 4K


We bought some mountain apples and lychees at a local farmer’s market in the Big Island of Hawaii. We also went to a coffee plantation where we saw the lychee trees, banana tree, avocado trees and coffee trees. We also learned about coffee, from how the coffee trees grow to how the beans are processed, and what makes Kona coffee so special

The Big Island is the largest and the southeastern-most of the Hawaiian islands, a chain of volcanic islands in the North Pacific Ocean. With an area of 4,028 square miles (10,430 km2), it is larger than all of the other islands in the archipelago combined and is the largest island in the United States.

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Do you want to learn the Hawaiian Place Names?
Learn Hawaiian Place Names in 3 minutes-Kauai Island, Hawaii
https://youtu.be/62DdkjmtMMk
Learn Hawaiian Place Names in 5 minutes-Big Island, Hawaii
https://youtu.be/6ba5ZIfZGMI

High definition video may help you see all of this better. This video is shot using a Gopro in the highest 4K setting (if you have 4K TV, you may select this youtube Setting/Quality).

Other Hawaii 4K videos can be found here:
Unforgettable Swim With Spinner Dolphins http://youtu.be/903obA7RSKg
Amazing Giant Mantas Glide & Somersault
http://youtu.be/g5pO7vUaT5U
detail of Water Pounding From A 100-foot Waterfall
http://youtu.be/bzCFEZMvi8Y
Kauai Wailua River Kayak-Mud Hike-Secret Falls-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/_hNJFYEEz3Q
Kauai Wailua River Kayak-Mud Hike-Secret Falls-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/_hNJFYEEz3Q
Sea Cave With Open Ceiling at Na Pali Coast, Kauai, Hawai UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/Y_UGBdGIE6w
Boat Tour Along Na Pali Coast, Kauai, Hawai-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/5ai4KDY7Bos
Driving/walking Around In Kauai Island, Hawai-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/cslTD1JtcGM
Akaka Falls In Big Island, Hawai-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/jwyG-NvObI0
Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historical Park In Big Island, Hawai-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/0LvWfV5aGs4
Ancient Wonder: Petroglyph Sites On Big Island, Hawaii-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/D6pNF2ygqbs
Lava Tree Park On Big Island, Hawaii-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/bT8DpVOROzo
Volcano-Steam Vent-Sulphur Bank-Lava Tube-Devastation Trail On Big Island, Hawaii-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/Gt5jvvhJSow
Heiau-Pololu Valley Lookout-King Kamehameha Statue-On Big Island, Hawaii-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/rVUOGVrgl_w
Four Mile Scenic Drive (Route) -On Big Island, Hawaii-UHD 4K
http://youtu.be/FY0bzPJixrg
Craters, Rainbow Falls & Painted Church – Big Island, Hawaii-UHD 4K
https://youtu.be/b9jC2o52YuY

Use Cell Phone With Free Data Plan As GPS

I paid a total of $25 plus tax and got a free data plan along with some free voice and text. The voice has some echo, so I am only using the data plan as my gps in the car. The service is from freedompop. If you have your own Sprint cell phone, you may pay $20 to use the “Bring Your Own Device” program, a little cheaper than what I paid (I don’t have a unused Sprint cell phone lying around). Even though freedompop does not promote their free data plan service as much, I will show you how to downgrade your plan to get the free service.

I will also show you my cheap and simple way to attach the cell phone in the car. Thought it does not look glamorous, this is one of the most practical and useful life hacks. Please subscribe especially when you need ideas or inspiration. Also please leave comments below, and share your own DIY results (we understand this DIY result may not look the best, hope your inspired result would be better looking 🙂 For other ways to mount your cell phone or gps, please check out this video:
The Cheapest and Simplest DIY Cell Phone/GPS Mount in a Car
https://youtu.be/j3li8pam1d0

One more note: the free data plan is not an unlimited data plan, so you still need to watch your quota. Also you are getting something free or cheap, so don’t expect the best support.

High definition video may help you see all of this better. This video is shot in the 4K UHD setting (if you have 4K TV, you may select this Youtube Setting/Quality).

Other related videos can be found here:
How to Get Free 4G cellular Data Plan (USB stick)
https://youtu.be/aFBMhrG1zco

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The Cheapest and Simplest DIY Cell Phone/GPS Mount in a Car


If you want to use your cell phone’s map as a GPS, or if you can’t use your GPS windshield mounts because it is illegal in over half the U.S, then this video will provide you with the cheapest and simplest ideas for all different types of cars.

This is one of the most practical and useful life hacks. Please subscribe especially when you need ideas or inspiration. Also please leave comments at youtube, and share your own DIY results.
High definition video may help you see all of this better. This video is shot in the 4K UHD setting (if you have 4K TV, you may select this Youtube Setting/Quality).

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