Electric and hybrid cars become more popular each day, but the charging infrastructure is still complicated and not so user-friendly. Besides, electricity is a hazard, and when things go wrong with a charging station, the intervention of a specialist is essential. In several situations, the required specialist is a skilled and certified electrician.
Here are a few EV car station problems that need to be troubleshot by a pro:
AC charger malfunctions
Most people use a Level-1 or Level-2 charger, which works with 120/240 volts AC. An AC charger looks like a plug with a few lights and buttons. Don` worry; it will not suddenly deliver 480 volts or anything if something happens. It will simply quit working.
An electrician who has been through an EV Infrastructure Training program will know what to do.
Installing an EV charger on your property
If you are the proud owner of an electric vehicle and want to be able to charge it while you are at home, you might consider purchasing an EV charger. You will need an Aurora electric car charger installation by an electrician to install the charger safely and adequately and to help you choose a charger according to how much electricity you need.
Upgrading your electrical panel
Depending on what charger you want to use, your electrical service may need to be upgraded to 200- or 400-Amp. A certified electrician will determine your existing electrical load and make the necessary modifications.