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How far can outlet be from rear of car?

How far can outlet be from rear of car?

I just installed a 14-50 in my garage on the driver's side of where the car will be parked. It will be near the front wheels, so probably 13-14ft from the outlet to the plug-in port on the car. Will the charger reach?

markapeterman | May 5, 2013

Yes 18ft cord

rdalcanto | May 5, 2013

Thank God! I should have asked BEFORE I did the install.... I'm glad it worked out! :)

dpann | May 5, 2013

I use an RV extension cable and it works fine. I don't have to back my car into the drive way. The cable is 30 feet long.

shop | May 5, 2013

Yeah, if it doesn't reach, just get an RV 50 amp extension cord of the appropriate length.

Chunky Jr. | May 5, 2013

Mine is installed on the rear wall of the garage, on the driver's side, and the cable fits fine.

biggator | May 6, 2013

Same here.. reaches perfectly with car parked about 3' from wall.