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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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The outlet is wired to another outlet and a lightbulb. There is nothing connected to the second outlet.
I haven't attempted changing to 8A. I'll try tonight.
I confirmed with a licensed electrician that what I did with the GFCI is correct. There are two outdoor outlets on this circuit, so both are required to be GFCI. The other outlet is not in use, so it's essentially a dedicated circuit as stated.

I've read the earlier postings with this issue and the manual states that the EVSE should be on a GFCI.

While I appreciate the responses, I was really looking for feedback if anyone has had this problem and solved it. It seems like the current suggestion is to switch this outdoor outlet to a non-GFCI outlet, which is against code.
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