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Does charge cable that comes with car have built-in gfci?

Discussion in 'Model S: Battery & Charging' started by dcpeders, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. dcpeders

    dcpeders New Member

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    I'm installing a 14-50 outlet and the electrician asked if the cable had a built-in GFCI. I'm 3 weeks from getting my Model S.
     
  2. MP3Mike

    MP3Mike Well-Known Member

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    Yes.
     
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  3. dcpeders

    dcpeders New Member

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    Thanks MP3Mike.
     
  4. bob_p

    bob_p Active Member

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    Would recommend you put a surge protector on the charging circuit. While Tesla assured us there was surge protection built-in to the onboard charging system, when we had some power issues (affecting all Tesla owners around us), it damaged the secondary charger (our S P85 has two 40A onboard chargers), requiring replacement.
     

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