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Connecting an EV Charger in a Detached Garage

Can I plug my EV Car Charger cord into an apartment garage using an extension cord?

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Electrical Question: Can I plug my EV Car Charger cord into an apartment garage using an extension cord?

Thanks so much!

This electrical wiring question came from Matthew in California.

Dave’s Reply:
Thanks for your electrical wiring question Matthew.

EV Charger Outlet in a Garage

Application: Electrical Safety a EV Charger Outlet.
Skill Level: Intermediate to Advanced – Best performed by a Licensed Electrical Contractor, or Certified Electrician.
Electrical Tools Required: Basic Electricians Pouch Hand Tools, Voltage Tester, and appropriate Safety Gear.
Estimated Time: Depends on the personal level experience, ability to work with tools, install electrical circuit wiring, and the available access to the project area.
Electrical Safety: Identify the electrical power source to the EV Charger Outlet, turn it OFF and Tag with a Note before working with the electrical wiring.
Electrical Wiring Parts and Materials: Electrical parts and materials for the EV Charger Outlet should be approved for the specific project and compliant with local and national electrical codes.
Electrical Codes and Inspections: Installing or changing home electrical wiring should be done according to local and national electrical codes as adopted in your specific area. A permit and inspections may also be required.

Electrical Safety for a EV Charger Outlet in a Detached Garage

This electrical wiring project is about a EV Charger Outlet in the Detached Garage of a Apartment.

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