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I got a used Dusido Dostar Lvl 2 charger the same day I got my volt, but the seller didn't have the original owner's manual and I've not been able to locate one on the net.

I realize there's really not much to it - apparently I'm using it correctly because it charges the car. But I'm an anal engineer so I like having the manual.

Anyone have a pdf copy?

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I bought a new one and there was no manual included.

2014 Volt Premium - Safety pkg 1 and 2, Navigation
 

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Agree, there isn't a manual available. Basically if you have a power, connected, and charge lights doing their thing, all is good.
 

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BTW, I see you guy are from Cali. I was out there last week between LAX and Rosemond. I saw quite a few Volts on the road.

I got a 2016 Prius while I was there so I was doing my part as best I could with what was available from Avis.
 

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Yup no manual. Only user controllable is whether it is plugged into and charges at 120 or 240. Remember it charges up to 16 amps level 2 but the Volt only draws 15. That’s really about all there is to know other than the self evident trouble lights.


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So this one will function as a level 1 if I use 120VAC? It came with the 240/20amp plug installed.
Yes but make sure you have a correctly wired adapter.
 

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Got a pin-out so I can know how to wire it? The ground lug is obvious, I just need to know which of the other legs should be the "black always hot" 120V connection.

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The pinout for 120 is exactly the same as it would be for 240. the "normal" pin is neutral, the sideways pin is hot, and the ground, again, obvious. That's if you have a 240 6-20 plug, which I think is their standard plug.
 

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I’m this regard (120/240 switchable with appropriate adapter) the unit is like the oem. Just remember at level 1 limited to charge at 12 amps.


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I’m this regard (120/240 switchable with appropriate adapter) the unit is like the oem. Just remember at level 1 limited to charge at 12 amps.


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...or 8 amps - user has to select amperage in the center stack when using 120 volt (L1 charging) for model years 2013 and above. Maximum current is automatically selected when using 240 volts. User doesn't have to do a thing if L2 charging.... other than plug the EVSE into the car 8^)
 

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Right. Default on 120 is 8 amps unless you change it in the Volt’s charging settings.


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