Charging Cord is an important component when doing an electric car battery recharging. Chevy Volt Charging Cord using standard plug specification SAE J1772-2009 which was published in 2009. It is highly recommendations to use the Charging Cord in accordance with the standard to obtain optimal charging time in accordance with the level of charging is done.
A Standard Charging Cord should works quite well on the charging voltages 120 V and the voltage is 240V. Chevy Volt Charging Cord can flow the current up to 15 Ampere in 240V charging voltage. With a cable length of approximately 20 feet (6.1 meters), Chevy Volt Charging Cord is perfect to use with a standard home power outlet.
We can use a Smartphone application to control Chevy Volt charging process. This allows remote control monitoring when charging. If appear any interruption while charging, then the alarm will be read as a warning sign. So no need to worry if there is a problem of the cable broken, plug off charger and others.
Charging Cord also needs a maintenance in order to keep meet the quality standard. Check the connecting cables may just be there are blisters due to friction or pet bites. If necessary replace the Charging Cord on a period of 1 or 2 years very well done.
It is very important according to the Charging Cord, General Motors decided to replace a Chevy Volt Charging Cord after almost sold around 10,000 Units in 2010. The new enhancement Charging Cords in order to add durability and the ability to conduct an electric current.
Chevy Volt Charging Cord Extension
We must be very careful to use the extension cord. If not on urgent conditions probably should not use an extension cord. The use of extension cord that does not meet with the standards would be very dangerous and can increase a risk of electric shock. When do recharging an electric car, probably should not use an extension cord without instruction from Volt Advisor.
If you have to use the extension cord because of limited access to electricity then note the following safety rules:
- The 120V AC outlet should have protection refer to GFCI standard.
- The extension cord should have protection refer to GFCI standard, 12 or 14 gages, 3 conductors and rated for outdoor use.
So the conclusion is, we should use the Chevy Volt Charging Cord in appropriate standards to achieve the optimal charging performance. Probably do not use the extension cord if it is not in a State that is truly urgent conditions. Be careful using the Charging Cord for our safety. Using a bad extension cord may cause an accident of electric shock or other hazards.
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