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GFIC keeps tripping?

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Hi there,
New owner of pre-owned 2011 Volt.
I installed an outdoor GFCI outlet on a 20a circuit. Attached to this outlet is a load of another GFCI outlet and lightbulb in the garage. Once a week or so, the GFCI trips.
I tried replacing the GFCI with a new 20a GFCI outlet...still tripped.
I tried turning off the switch to the lightbulb and outlet in garage so it's not drawing any power - the outlet tripped again.
Anyone else had this problem? I read other forum posts and tried the suggestion of swapping a new GFCI. I'm wondering if this is an issue with the charger?
Any help greatly appreciated. Thank you!
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I'm going to go with the "you should have a licensed electrician look at it".

To the OP, Charging an EV is like having a hair dryer on full time. It's a large electrical draw and it puts stress on the house grid.

It's really simple, if something keeps tripping the GFCI then something is wrong! At this point you haven't been able to figure it out, and it's not worth the risk of burning down your house. Time to bring in the experts.
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