PromotionsApproved UsedVans & PickupsMotability

Ford BEV / PHEV Wallbox Home Requirements

There are a number of minimum requirements that your home must meet in order for a Home Charging Wallbox to be successfully installed.

Home Wallbox Installation

  • Access to safe parking such as your own driveway, or off-street parking (own garage for instance)
  • Car can be parked within a few metres of charge port on wallbox – it is not possible to join several cables together to ensure reach – strict safety protocols do not permit this

Residential Street Parking

  • It is not acceptable to run a cable from your home and on to the street. You should not run a charge cable from your vehicle when parked in the street.
  • Some municipalities are installing street parking schemes through the use of lamp posts, telecommunications boxes, and pop-up chargers in the pavement areas. Speak to your local Government offices to learn what plans are in place for your area.

Charging Using Convenience Cord Charger

  • The convenience cord charger can be used to charge your vehicle which would typically be done overnight. It is designed to be used from a conventional house mains socket.
  • The convenience cord is splash-proof but should not be allowed to be immersed in water, as it is an electrical device.
  • The charger must never be used in a “daisy-chain” configuration, i.e. with extension leads
  • Use a qualified electrician to ensure your socket is suitable

     

General Requirements for Power Supply to Premises

  • Installation of a wallbox charger requires the work of a certified/qualified electrician who can certify the installation as safe for use.
  • It is likely that a survey of the home will be required to understand whether any work will be required before a wallbox can be safely installed. The Ford recommended installation partner will be able to help you to determine what is needed for your particular circumstances.

Ford Motor Company Limited uses cookies and similar technologies on this website to improve your online experience and to show tailored advertising to you.

You can manage cookies at any time on the Manage Cookie Settings page but this may limit or prevent use of certain features on the website.

Please see the website privacy and cookie policy  for further information.