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Resolved: Whole house is tripped at times when Bolt is charging

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As some of you know from my other posts, I had my basement finished which required a new electric panel in the basement. I also at the same time got my Bolt and had a 240 V circuit at 50 amp installed in my existing panel.

Now whenever I have the dryer on while the car is charging the whole garage panel trips from the outside panel. That was kind of understandable, but today it tripped when I was just using the microwave.

It may be that my electrician does not know what he is doing.
I asked him when he installed the charger and he told me at the time that all is fine with the 50 amp circuit.
But he is now saying that I need to get more power from the electricity company. That will be 1000s of dollars!

I am attaching photos of my outside panel and the one in the garage. The garage one has outdated labeling. The lowest left breaker, 50 amp, is for the car.
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Get your money back from your "electrician."
Most likely your electrician does not know what he is doing. If that doesn't work you can report him to local authority so he loses his license.
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