Smeltnight
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Leaf Number: 300402

How long is standard evse cord?

Mon Jul 03, 2017 2:13 pm

I'm asking because I just bought a used 2015 leaf and they didn't have the Nissan charger. They gave me what appears to be a Volt charger. It works but they are supposed to get me the correct charger this week. The volt charger is pretty darn long which is convenient. Just wondering how they compare. Thanks.

Smeltnight
Posts: 2
Joined: Mon Jul 03, 2017 1:57 pm
Delivery Date: 03 Jul 2017
Leaf Number: 300402

Re: How long is standard evse cord?

Mon Jul 03, 2017 3:34 pm

Turns out it is a fiat 500 charger.

cwerdna
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Location: SF Bay Area, CA

Re: How long is standard evse cord?

Mon Jul 03, 2017 5:13 pm

To be clear, for level 1 and 2 AC charging, the charger is on-board the car. On a '13+ Leaf, it's at the top of the PDM stack under the hood. The thing you're calling "charger" isn't a charger. It's an EVSE. See viewtopic.php?p=332668#p332668 and viewtopic.php?p=262630#p262630.

'13 blue Leaf SV w/premium package (owned)
'13 blue Leaf SV w/QC + LED & premium packages (lease over, car returned)
'06 Prius

GerryAZ
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Re: How long is standard evse cord?

Mon Jul 03, 2017 8:52 pm

I did not uncoil my cord to measure it, but based upon the number of turns and the diameter of the coil, the charging cord is at least 20 feet long. The supply cord is only 1 foot long to comply with National Electrical Code and UL requirements.
Gerry
Silver LEAF 2011 SL rear ended (totaled) by in-attentive driver 1/4/2015 at 50,422 miles
Silver LEAF 2015 SL purchased 2/7/2015

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