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How are you pushing 43A on a 40A charger? That sounds very dangerous to your home wiring lol.
I dunno. It's at work though. If I set the charger to 32 amp, it will charge at around 35amps. Don't know why.

This is the executive parking garage at work. I only have a level 1 charger at home, as a "just in case." I never charge at home, since I can charge for free at work.

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I dunno. It's at work though. If I set the charger to 32 amp, it will charge at around 35amps. Don't know why.

This is the executive parking garage at work. I only have a level 1 charger at home, as a "just in case." I never charge at home, since I can charge for free at work.

Here's the pics.

Edit: Should I be concerned?
It doesn’t make sense mathematically….but 9.4khw is what you’d expect at 40A. However, if the car is set to medium, that charger has to be higher amperage than 40A or 43A. Are you sure this isn’t a DC rather than AC?
 

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It doesn’t make sense mathematically….but 9.4khw is what you’d expect at 40A. However, if the car is set to medium, that charger has to be higher amperage than 40A or 43A. Are you sure this isn’t a DC rather than AC?
This is the charger I got. They have a 32amp version and a 40amp version. I got the 40.

 

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This is the charge I got. They have a 32amp version and a 40amp version. I got the 40.

Yeah that’s weird, not sure what to tell you about that one…my understanding was the medium setting in the car should reduce a 40A closer to a 32A or lower current. But maybe I’ve got that mixed up with the minimum.
 

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Yeah that’s weird, not sure what to tell you about that one…my understanding was the medium setting in the car should reduce a 40A closer to a 32A or lower current. But maybe I’ve got that mixed up with the minimum.
I'm not well versed on these. My theory as to why it kept interrupting the charge is because the car at regular setting was trying to pull 50 or more aps, and the charger said no. When I brought it down to medium, it went to an acceptable level for the charger. Again, I don't really know how these things work, and that's just a theory.

So you're saying I shouldn't be worried about pulling 43/40amps? lol
 

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I'm not well versed on these. My theory as to why it kept interrupting the charge is because the car at regular setting was trying to pull 50 or more aps, and the charger said no. When I brought it down to medium, it went to an acceptable level for the charger. Again, I don't really know how these things work, and that's just a theory.

So you're saying I shouldn't be worried about pulling 43/40amps? lol
No you should be…but who’s to say it’s not an issue with that EVSE putting out more amperage than it supposed to? The issue most of us are having is different as the EVSE pulls the current amperage but the car randomly stops the charge in what looks like some overheat protection mechanism.

That being said - the same protection mechanism is probably happening for your situation too lol. Have you tried like a L2 EVSE that isn’t portable? Something like an AC chargepoint to see if it pulls the correct amount? That’ll help you narrow down if it’s the EVSE or the car.
 

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No you should be…but who’s to say it’s not an issue with that EVSE putting out more amperage than it supposed to? The issue most of us are having is different as the EVSE pulls the current amperage but the car randomly stops the charge in what looks like some overheat protection mechanism.

That being said - the same protection mechanism is probably happening for your situation too lol. Have you tried like a L2 EVSE that isn’t portable? Something like an AC chargepoint to see if it pulls the correct amount? That’ll help you narrow down if it’s the EVSE or the car.
I've only had the car for 2 weeks, so no, lol. I haven't had a chance to use a chargepoint yet. Although, I am taking my first road trip with it tomorrow. Going from Vegas to San Diego. The hotel I'm staying at has chargpoint chargers in their garage. So I'll be testing it out soon.
 

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I've only had the car for 2 weeks, so no, lol. I haven't had a chance to use a chargepoint yet. Although, I am taking my first road trip with it tomorrow. Going from Vegas to San Diego. The hotel I'm staying at has chargpoint chargers in their garage. So I'll be testing it out soon.
Yeah…that’ll be a good test. Make sure to try DC chargers as well as AC. However, most of the issues seem to be on the AC end. The DC stuff is typically station-issue rather than car issue
 

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So I should be worried. Worried my car's electronics might get fried? Worried my car might blow up? Or maybe it'll start a fire inside the outlet and burn down the building? or just that the charger gets fried and I'm out $400?

I may need you to be a little more specific lol
I’m not an electrician, but as far as I know, electrical stuff shouldn’t output more then it’s rated for. I think this is an overcurrent situation potentially? Not sure. Is your charger UL rated? If so, it’s probably safe enough.
 

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I’m not an electrician, but as far as I know, electrical stuff shouldn’t output more then it’s rated for. I think this is an overcurrent situation potentially? Not sure. Is your charger UL rated? If so, it’s probably safe enough.
It says UL listed.
I mean, I just don't want to be responsible for burning down a billion dollar Resort and Casino. Vegas would be losing a fake Eiffel Tower and around 4000 people would be jobless.
 

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I wouldn't worry about it. The car can handle 50 A, the charger is spec'd for 40, but there would be some safety margin to that value. The voltage shown in your photo is on the low side, but not by much.
 

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Sorry was out on vacation. I got back last night and lowered the amperage in the Wallbox app from 40A to 30A and it successfully charged for 4 hours without failing. Additionally, while on vacation I used the Shell Recharger 240V/40A Portable charger to successfully charge 2 times for multiple hours. The Shell unit was plugged into a NEMA 14-50 receptacle charging at 225V/32A. I am going to set the Wallbox back to 40A tonight and try charging once again to test if lowering the charging to 32A is the solution until the potential thermal issue can be resolved.
Set the Wallbox back to 40A and it successfully charged to completion (80%) without failing. The next day I re-enabled "Remote Start Schedules" because I am trying to recreate the original problem and maybe having a set Departure Time while plugged in and "Climate Settings on" would cause the problem, but it still successfully charged to 80%. Tonight I will try adding scheduled charging on the Wallbox unit and see if reinstituting all original variables leads to a failure. Forgot to mention the charging in the car is set to Maximum and has been the whole time.
 

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Set the Wallbox back to 40A and it successfully charged to completion (80%) without failing. The next day I re-enabled "Remote Start Schedules" because I am trying to recreate the original problem and maybe having a set Departure Time while plugged in and "Climate Settings on" would cause the problem, but it still successfully charged to 80%. Tonight I will try adding scheduled charging on the Wallbox unit and see if reinstituting all original variables leads to a failure.
Is the ambient temperature of the garage and outdoors lower than last time?
 

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No, it's about the same.

I reinstituted the original circumstances tonight and so far it has not failed after 2.5 hours. The cooling fans are running like mad in my 92F garage.
 

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In this thread and others on this forum, I think we can safely conclude that the it’s the vehicle’s problem.
I charged at home L2 again, at 9:40pm. At 11:10pm I got a msg from the app saying charging failed. Charged from 14% to 33%. Re-plug-in, it starts charging again. And I expect it to stop after a couple of hours.

it’s been like that again and again recently.
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We're having the same problem. we're at 13,000 miles and this just started happening. I just went out and simply wiggled the charger handle and it started charging again. Seems like a loose connection where it plugs into the car.
 

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Seems their first response below lets me know they do realize there is a problem and they are working on the fix. I am happy that there is an ability to easily put complaints in with Kia and happy for this forum as I would have been frustrated if I felt I was the only one. It feels that the dealerships are not helpful as they seem not very knowledgeable about EV's yet.

Here's the responses:

"Thank you for contacting Kia Consumer Assistance. We have received your email advising you were having Battery Charging issues when charging at home on your Level 2 Charging Station, but you have adjusted the Amperage of the charger and that fixed the issue. We are aware of other customers having to change the Amperage on their Charger also. If you have any other issues, please let us know or take vehicle to your Local Kia Sales department for more assistance. Thank you for the information.
Sincerely,
Kia America"

My follow up question: Are they working on a fix? I want to be able to charge it fast, at the max it will allow for level 2 charging at home. If they are working on a fix, do you know when that will happen? Will it be over the air update or will I have to bring it in to the dealership?

Kia's response:
"I have not been told of a fix yet. But all issues are being reviewed. Kia will advise customers when a Fix is available. Thank you.
Sincerely,
Kia America"
Just saw this on an Inoniq reddit thread, I wonder if anyone's dealer would be willing to try this out on the EV6.

I'm having the same issue in a hot Florida garage. Another Ioniq 5 owner recently reported the following: "So, I just got a call from the service department at my dealer. They told me that there are temperature sensors in the charging port assembly that have been malfunctioning. Hopefully, installing a new charging port unit will fix the issue. The part will come in about four or five days."
 

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Anyone have this issue? We plug it in and within 1-2 hours it just stops and says, "The charging for EV6 failed. Please check vehicle". We then plug it back in and it charges for a while then stops again. This is for home charging. We have had the vehicle for 2500 miles and charged fine on the same home charger up until 4 charges ago. Now happens each time.
2022 AWD Wind

What we have done:
1. We had it scheduled from 10 PM to 6 AM 80% charge - changed it to after midnight in case for some reason the date was screwing something up
2. The after midnight to 6 AM change did not improve things
3. Removed the timed charging and just plugged it in and had it charge. It stopped a total of 3 times during last night charge.

Next test:
1. We have it set to charge at the medium setting and plan to do high charge setting as it was set at the factory.
2. I am going to make an appt with the dealership. I tried to contact Kia Connect but they deferred me to the dealership to trouble shoot.
GOT THE SAME ISSUE....PUTTING A FAN UNDER THE FRONT BUMPER AND OPENING THE GARAGE DOOR FOR MORE NIGHT AIR SEEMS TO HAVE CURED THE PROBLEM. SO IN THEORY THIS COULD BE A TEMPERATURE SENSING OR BATTERY COOLING ISSUE EITHER INDIVIDUALIZED OR COMMON?
 
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