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I'm taking my bolt with me with I move to Europe in a few weeks, and I'm hoping to swap out my CCS type 1 charge port for a type 2 so that I can actually take advantage of the excellent Dutch charging network. Does anyone here have experience doing that? From what I can tell I should be able to swap out the Ampera-e charge port, but I'm having trouble finding the part.

Googling brought me to this site, but I can't confirm that the part mentioned in that thread (the title is "Swapping the SAE Combo port for Type 2 CCS", but it won't let me post a URL) is the DC fast charging version. My wife and I are planning to use this car on roadtrips, so fast charging is definitely a must!
 

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I contacted my local dealership's parts department and they were able to order me the part for ~$500; much cheaper than the adapters. So if anyone's coming to this thread from Google, as of June 2019 GM still has the parts in stock in the US. Obviously that might change going forward since GM sold Opel.
 

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I contacted my local dealership's parts department and they were able to order me the part for ~$500; much cheaper than the adapters. So if anyone's coming to this thread from Google, as of June 2019 GM still has the parts in stock in the US. Obviously that might change going forward since GM sold Opel.
Great news. When you get it, please post the part number. You do know that you have to pull the quarter panel to replace it?
 

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I contacted my local dealership's parts department and they were able to order me the part for ~$500; much cheaper than the adapters. So if anyone's coming to this thread from Google, as of June 2019 GM still has the parts in stock in the US. Obviously that might change going forward since GM sold Opel.
Hello There. Have you managed to swap US Type DCFC recepticle wit CCS Combo Type 2 (European DCFC) recepticle. Why I'm asking is I have bought European Type recepticle from GM (original), swapped, all connected but isuue I'm getting is that DCFC is not working, I'm getting message - LOW LEVEL COM. ERROR. I'm getting no help from GM in USA and no help in Europe either :( When scanning vehicle with scan tool, I'm getting this message : error code P302B , Lock Actuator position low voltage. Did you manage to get your port working good ?? Can you share your experience? Many thanks in advance, Saulius
 

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Hello There. Have you managed to swap US Type DCFC recepticle wit CCS Combo Type 2 (European DCFC) recepticle. Why I'm asking is I have bought European Type recepticle from GM (original), swapped, all connected but isuue I'm getting is that DCFC is not working, I'm getting message - LOW LEVEL COM. ERROR. I'm getting no help from GM in USA and no help in Europe either :( When scanning vehicle with scan tool, I'm getting this message : error code P302B , Lock Actuator position low voltage. Did you manage to get your port working good ?? Can you share your experience? Many thanks in advance, Saulius
Is the locking mechanism engaging? Like, as in, when the cable ought to be locked, can you yank it out? On these sorts of interlocks, there's the signal (voltage) that moves the actuator, and a switch, or set of switches that indicates whether the actuator has moved, or in this case, perhaps if it has successfully engaged. The most obvious thing is to check to see that you got every last tiny, stupid connection hooked up. If you're in the money-spending kind of way, the service manuals are available. My guess is it's some dead simple thing. You might try playing with your old power inlet, and diddling with the locking mechanism while watching continuity on the relevant pins, and verifying that the behavior is the same on your type 1 socket.

Troubleshoot it! And as for the old one, what have you go to lose? \

Good luck!
 
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