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Hi,
I have an aftermarket 32A type 2 to type 1 cable which I've used for about 3 years. A few months ago the on board charger failed on my Leaf (taking the home charger out at the same time). Car was fixed under warranty, charger was fixed by Andy Fraser. I took the cable apart to check for any obvious problems with it, the continuity and resistance checked out, so started using it again.

The cable is fine when used at home (charges at 6.6kw as expected), however when I use my local Chargemaster 7kw post to charge, it only charges at 3.3kw with that cable (that same post charges at 6.6kw with my other Nissan cable).

Any ideas what could be causing it?

Cheers!
 

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Cables have entirely passive components:should be possible to check via continuity, resistance and "megaohm" checks.
 

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A poor connection to the resistor on the pilot lead?
 

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A poor connection to the resistor on the pilot lead?
I did wonder about that. Although I thought I'd read somewhere that the charger should default to a slower charge rate of it can't see a plausible resistance (6A rings a vague bell, but can't remember where I saw that)?
 
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