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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Mon Oct 29, 2018 3:34 pm

Rigatony wrote:Yes, Electric company confirmed 208 service in a cheap production home, now what?

You need to buy another brand of EVSE. JuicePlug, OpenEVSE, ClipperCreek, almost anything else besides Nissan.
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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Mon Oct 29, 2018 5:27 pm

smkettner wrote:
Rigatony wrote:Does it matter which Clipper Creek unit or will they all work?

ALL CC L2 work on 208-240 service. But go ahead and call them to verify before you click and buy.
Customer service is very helpful.

Then it is just a matter of getting the right amp rating and plug to match. Call today.


Thanks for the help, I’ll check em out.....

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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Mon Oct 29, 2018 8:10 pm

For fastest charging, get the Clipper Creek model that matches the circuit rating of your new receptacle. If the receptacle is a NEMA 14-50 (typical for ranges and RVs) fed from a 50-ampere breaker, then the HCS-50P (with 14-50 plug) will let the car draw its maximum current even with severe voltage drop. The HCS-40P (with 14-50 plug) is suitable for a 40-ampere circuit and is less expensive. It will allow the car to draw up to 32 amperes which is almost maximum current at 208 volts. Those units are also available with 6-50 plugs (typical for welders) so make sure you specify the correct plug when ordering. I have an HCS-50P plugged in to an RV receptacle at my workshop garage which is fed at 208 volts. It works great and matches the rating of the receptacle. My 2015 usually draws 30 amperes because the voltage is typically 212, but it could go higher if the voltage drops under heavy power system load. If cost is a concern, I suggest the HCS-40P (32 amperes), but the HCS-50P has a heavier duty cord and plug.
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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Tue Oct 30, 2018 6:05 am

Hi Rigatony,

There are a lot of multi-voltage, multi-current EVSEs on Amazon for $250 to $400 that will work for you.

On this forum, go take a look at the EVSE / Charging Equipment and Networks sub-forum to see previous discussions:

https://www.mynissanleaf.com/viewforum.php?f=26

Ron

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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:23 pm

smkettner wrote:
Rigatony wrote:Does it matter which Clipper Creek unit or will they all work?

ALL CC L2 work on 208-240 service. But go ahead and call them to verify before you click and buy.
Customer service is very helpful.

Then it is just a matter of getting the right amp rating and plug to match. Call today.



Got my ClIpper Creek LCS 30p charger, works great....got a rebate from electric company that paid for it...even better. Thank you for the help!

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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:32 pm

Very nice. Apparently the installation was just fine. 208 is just a common lower cost method to distribute power to a higher density development.

Shame on Nissan to not provide a compatible evse.
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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:11 pm

smkettner wrote:Very nice. Apparently the installation was just fine. 208 is just a common lower cost method to distribute power to a higher density development.

Shame on Nissan to not provide a compatible evse.


It's an astounding error for a company that's been in the EV business for nearly a decade now.
I noticed you're still working with polymers.

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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Sat Nov 03, 2018 2:17 pm

Congrats due to the folks here that figured this out. I'm too lazy to read the entire thread or I would call out the smart ones by name.
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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Wed Nov 28, 2018 4:39 pm

Please be so kind as to let us know just what was the problem and its fix.
As I am finally getting my year old Clipper Creek installed soon. :D
Thanks....... :?:

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Re: Had new 220 outlet installed but get fault light

Wed Nov 28, 2018 7:08 pm

imwithstoopid wrote:Please be so kind as to let us know just what was the problem and its fix.
As I am finally getting my year old Clipper Creek installed soon. :D
Thanks....... :?:

The issue is with the Nissan L2 EVSE is not compatible with very common 208 volt electric service. Must have 240 volt service.
ClipperCreek is good to go.
1 bar lost at 21,451 miles, 16 months.
2 bar lost at 35,339 miles, 25 months.
LEAF traded at 45,400 miles for a RAV4-EV
I-Pace on order for end of 2018 delivery

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