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Old 04-16-2014, 06:22 PM   #20 (permalink)
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Have you tried a new or heavier power cord? I use to use a generic orange electric cable to plug in my phev kit and it would take 4-5 hours to charge up. I use to plug it into a power strip by itself for extra safety.

Well, it tripped the braker on the strip and I went and purchased a 10 gauge extension cord. I found I cut my charging time in half. I also did a similar experiment with my 13 amp leaf vac. The lights blinked when I turned on the vac with a regular cord, with the 10 gauge it didnt. The vac held its speed better and didnt get as bogged down under load either.
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