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Charging Station Site Number 94043_2

Status as of 1/30/2011: In service.

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Costco Mountain View

1000 N. Rengstorff Avenue
Mountain View, California 94043

Site ID:  94043_2      Thomas Bros. Maps Page and Grid™:   811-G1

Charging facilities at this site:
  1 - Small paddle
  1 - Avcon

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Store #143 - Click for Costco Web page for this site.
Costco Warehouse number 143
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Lat:  37.42142 (N 37°25.285') (N 37°25'17.1")   (WGS 84 datum)
Lon:-122.09465 (W122°05.679') (W122°05'40.7")
(C: Computed from Address using MapBlast.)

10/26/09: Avcon had power, but was defective. Replaced 10/18/09. EAA project.
9/25/08 oemry reports: Avcon broken/unpowered on 9/24/09.
10/22/05: A burned circuit breaker inside the panel in the Costco Tire Shop was replaced by the EAA. Will Beckett verifies that the Avcon charging station is back in service.
8/25/05: As of 8/21/05, Will Beckett reports that Avcon unit has no power. Electrician reported that it was OK on 7/25/05. We are checking on repair. TWD
7/25/05: SMUD reports all OK. LPI replaced with SPI, Avcon OK.
Avcon still down 4/04. See IWT.
Conductive charger reported down by Otmar 11/11/03. Inductive charger does not light up, but GFCI not checked.
10/02: Inductive problem resolved, per Alec Proudfoot
4/25/02 AP iwt: The inductive charger was not working. I spoke with someone at the tire department who said that this charger has been intermittent. He said they would contact someone to service the charger. - AP
1/25/02 Otmar Ebenhoech: conductive charging station is repaired as of 1/24/02.
1/21/02: Will Beckett 2002-01-16: The conductive charging station has been down for over three months now.

4/11/02 EC iwt: These guys are great. The tire center keeps cones blocking the chargers from ICEing.

Driving directions:
This charger is within sight of 101 at Rengstorff and offers a convenient charging point on the way up or down the Bayshore Freeway. --Karen Casner, 7/25/05.
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Driver reports requested for new photographs and status confirmation.

4  Raters:
Alec Proudfoot (5); 4 (EC); Otmar (4)

Equipment model and serial number info:
Replacement 10/22/2010: TAL s/n S0201037; Old s/n S0007094
ICS-200B ser TR0798025 installed 10/18/09
ICS-200B ser TR0899013 removed defective 10/18/09.

by Otmar Ebenhoech.

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Generated on Sunday, 1/30/2011, at 10:45:02 PM PT from evcnall.fp7.

Revision History:
10/22/2010: TAL replaced; see serial numbers.
10/26/09: Changed from AVC DOWN to OK.
9/25/09 Changed from OK to AVC DOWN, added status comment. twd
7/13/2007: Added "I Was There" report.
3/8/2007: Added "I Was There" report.
3/25/2006: Added "I Was There" report.
10/22/05: Changed status to OK.
9/5/2005: Added "I Was There" report.
8/25/05: Changed status to AVC DOWN.
7/25/2005: Added "I Was There" report.
7/25/05: LPI replaced with SPI, Avcon problem resolved.
9/18/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
5/16/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
5/3/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
5/2/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
5/1/2004: Added "I Was There" report.
2/22/04: Corrected rating fields.
2/15/04: Added warehouse number.
11/18/03: Changed status to PROBLEM.
9/1/03: Minor editing corrections.
6/11/03: Minor editing corrections
10/25/02: resolved per Alec Proudfoot 10/17/02
5/5/02: added note per EC iwt 4/11/02
added note per AP iwt 4/25/02
4/30/02: added per TDdb
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