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Good afternoon everyone. I saw on ford.com that you can purchase a charging unit but then was all sold out. Does anyone know if we can get one before my truck arrives? I just got an email from ford with my vin number.
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Good afternoon everyone. I saw on ford.com that you can purchase a charging unit but then was all sold out. Does anyone know if we can get one before my truck arrives? I just got an email from ford with my vin number.
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It would be great to get it before the truck arrives. If possible the best case scenario is you order it, pay for it, then install it. The truck arrives with a duplicate unit that can be shipped back/ stays with the dealer. In essence you pay an EVSE core charge that gets refunded when you actually take delivery of the truck, leaving the door evse behind.
 

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I don't need the EVSE. I have two in the garage already. We are having solar installed this summer and upgrading our electrical service to 200 amps (from 100). It would be great to have the new evse present when all of that work is going on and the electrician is on site doing other stuff.
 

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All EVSEs using the j1172 standard (aka all of them in the USA) will work. They each have their own maximum amp capacity and wiring requirements. Our 30amp evse can charge at 7.2kw 240V x 30amps. There are many EVSEs that allow much higher amperage 40,48,60, even 80 like the ford charge station pro. These allow faster charging. The only problem that you might run into is using the ford charge station pro, that comes with the ER lightning, on a vehicle that does not support ccs DC fast charging (most plug in hybrid vehicles). Even though the DC charging pins will not be active while charging they will keep the plug from fitting. Yes, all of the ford chargers will work on the lightning.
 

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Had all the wiring installed for the 80amp charger.
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All EVSEs using the j1172 standard (aka all of them in the USA) will work. They each have their own maximum amp capacity and wiring requirements. Our 30amp evse can charge at 7.2kw 240V x 30amps. There are many EVSEs that allow much higher amperage 40,48,60, even 80 like the ford charge station pro. These allow faster charging. The only problem that you might run into is using the ford charge station pro, that comes with the ER lightning, on a vehicle that does not support ccs DC fast charging (most plug in hybrid vehicles). Even though the DC charging pins will not be active while charging they will keep the plug from fitting. Yes, all of the ford chargers will work on the lightning.
 

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Good afternoon everyone. I saw on ford.com that you can purchase a charging unit but then was all sold out. Does anyone know if we can get one before my truck arrives? I just got an email from ford with my vin number.
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Ford sells multiple charging units (EVSEs). Which one are you looking at?

Do you have an order (not reservation) for a Lighting? If so, which battery?
 

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