Monthly Archives: March 2016

Diagnosing CANBUS Communication Problems

CANBUS is a high speed network which requires high quality wiring in order to operate properly. As such, it is sensitive to improper wiring. The majority of CANBUS communication problems are caused by poor wiring, incorrect termination, or the use … Continue reading

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No cell voltages appear (Orion Jr. BMS)

Common Causes: Incorrect Cell Population Settings BMS is configured with default settings (default settings will show no cell voltages). Cell wiring harnesses not connected to the BMS Cell tap wiring error Internal damage to the BMS Note: If the BMS … Continue reading

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Problems connecting to the Orion Jr. BMS unit via PC software

This guide is for the Orion Jr. BMS (plastic unit for 16 cells), pictured below. IIf you have a metal standard Orion BMS unit, click here for troubleshooting steps. Diagnosing communication problems can be frustrating since there are many possible … Continue reading

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