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Recommendation for electrician to install 240V outlet in Howard County, MD?

bro1999

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Apr 26, 2016
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Hello,

I received my Tesla Gen 2 Mobile Connector this weekend, and am planning on getting a 240V outlet (NEMA 14-50) installed. If anyone in the area has a recommendation for an electrician, it'd be most appreciated. Thanks! I figure I need an outlet wired for 40A, as the MC is rated at 32A max.
 

boaterva

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Apr 2, 2016
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Northern Virginia, USA
You actually need a 50 A circuit, per code, as a 14-50 is defined as a 50 A outlet. Also, it will be wired with a neutral, even though the UMC doesn't use one. Any electrician can wire a 14-50, and probably cheaper, just be sure the neutral socket is down on the socket to match the UMC's plug (to reduce stress on the cable).

See Flasher's FAQ in my sig for much more detail!
 
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