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I've had my 2016 ED for 6 months now. I'm still learning much about it. Recently when I plug into the standard outlet in my garage I get two flashing red lights. The manual tells me the circuit is not good (not grounded, too much other stuff on circuit). But it was kinda random. Now it's flashing red almost every time I plug in. And I've tried other outlets on other circuits with the same results. Could it be that the charge cable itself is the problem and if so how do I check? The nearest authorized dealer is 2 hours away and the parts department quoted me a price of $1100 for a new one. I won't be buying that! On the verge of calling an electrician.
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I've had my 2016 ED for 6 months now. I'm still learning much about it. Recently when I plug into the standard outlet in my garage I get two flashing red lights. The manual tells me the circuit is not good (not grounded, too much other stuff on circuit). But it was kinda random. Now it's flashing red almost every time I plug in. And I've tried other outlets on other circuits with the same results. Could it be that the charge cable itself is the problem and if so how do I check? The nearest authorized dealer is 2 hours away and the parts department quoted me a price of $1100 for a new one. I won't be buying that! On the verge of calling an electrician.
Any thoughts?

Thanks.

The EV/EQ has two red light clusters in the base. If a single set is on, it's charging at half rate. If both of the double sets are on you are at full charge cycle. The only light that flashes is Green one!
 

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  1. Google your make and model of charging cable and see if anyone else is reporting similar problems.
  2. Find a friend who also charges an EV and try your cable at their house.
  3. Make sure there is nothing else on the circuit running on the circuit you are using. Make sure the amps are correct on the circuit you are using.
  4. Find local charging outlets, see if they also may have 115v outlets for you to try the cable on.
 

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The EV/EQ has two red light clusters in the base. If a single set is on, it's charging at half rate. If both of the double sets are on you are at full charge cycle. The only light that flashes is Green one!
I have a different charger than the one you have described.
 
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