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About to buy a 2017 Volt -- we have an outdoor receptacle and wanted to know if the Volt 120v charger is weatherproof, for wet Seattle winters!
 

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It's weatherproof enough for that. You may want a hook or something to hang it on, though, so it doesn't have to dangle from the plug.
 

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The charge cord (EVSE) provided with the 2016 and later Volts is not only waterproof, it is 240 V capable. If you can rewrite your outdoor receptacle to 240 V with a 240 V capable and a 240 V outlet (NEMA 6-15 or 6-20). Then you can charge your Volt twice as fast. This is useful to add some extra miles after work before going out for the evening, and between errands on the weekend.

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The charge cord (EVSE) provided with the 2016 and later Volts is not only waterproof, it is 240 V capable. If you can rewrite your outdoor receptacle to 240 V with a 240 V capable and a 240 V outlet (NEMA 6-15 or 6-20). Then you can charge your Volt twice as fast. This is useful to add some extra miles after work before going out for the evening, and between errands on the weekend.

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Yep! See my signature for details on the simple (and inexpensive) adapter that makes your OEM chargecord L2 capable.
 

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GSP, is this documented somewhere? I had seen the rumor of this elsewhere, but didn't see specs on this charger being 240 AC capable.
 

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GSP, is this documented somewhere? I had seen the rumor of this elsewhere, but didn't see specs on this charger being 240 AC capable.
Lots of reading to be had in links found in Chris TX's sig.

FWIW, I have one of Chris' adapters and it has worked flawlessly for months.
 
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