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I have repaired the plug...burned...6 months later the fuse inside the unit opened....replaced it with blade type that has a dust cover and used a 15 amp fuse...melted the neoprene dust cover and popped the fuse...replace that with another blade type fuse holder but no dust cover and this time I left the voltec access cover off so it could vent...this time it burned the internal wire in two and before that happened the wire was too hot to touch.

Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet says GM will not stand behind it....we bought the car off lease in 2015 with 4300 miles on the clock and I have recently found paper work where it was serviced 4-12 with 3000 miles on the clock. Now I am thinking the P/O was afraid to plug the thing in.

Does anyone know of a hidden warranty or recall that will get this thing replaced?

Thanks,

Mike
 

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Your Voltec EVSE is out of warranty. There is no point in spending any more time or money trying to fix what was never a well designed unit. Your best choice may be to pick up a used Level 1 EVSE or even dig deep and install a dedicated 240V (20 amp minimum) circuit for Level 2 charging and a Level 2 EVSE. Level 2 charging is much faster; never read about Level 2 EVSE overheating because the wiring, relays and fuses are more robust, fit for their intended purpose.
 
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