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  1. 2012 Battery range dropping faster after service

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    I posted a month or so ago about a battery heater issue which I finally had repaired for $$OUCH... https://gm-volt.com/forum/showthread.php?334389-2012-Battery-heater-replacement-or In that thread was a comment that I was getting about 28 miles on a charge for a few years and that led to a...
  2. USB music issue.

    Software & Programming/Code - Chevy Volt
    When I use my iPhone 5s through the lightning cable after about 10 mins it starts this scrambling noise. It sounds like the data is getting jumbled, almost like a bad cd. If we unplug the cable and plug it back in, it will start again within another 10 mins or so. We drove 2 and a half hours to...
  3. Using audio with iPhone 6 in my 2012 is really pushing my buttons

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Hello all, I recently bought a used 2012 (no nav) and like the car very much - except for the iPhone connection to the audio system. I have an iPhone 6 (iOS 9.02) and the bluetooth connections only enables pure phone features - no music at all. When I plug in the USB it immediately acts as an...
  4. 2012 Volt heat issues solved!! finally

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Reed Lalier chevrolet in fayetteville, NC: After my 3rd trip to the dealer this winter they solved the heat issue. background: The car could not provide heat despite maxing it out on the screen. After a control module here, a coolant leak into the cylinder head there, it was latter...
  5. 2012 Bad Charge Port

    Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    Yesterday my 2012 Volt would not charge. 68k on it. The yellow light comes on when plugged in, but does not go to green. Then it turns off completely and there is no code or description shown in the message center. The engine light is displayed on the cluster. Today I took it to the dealer...
  6. Rear-Ended 2012 Volt, can it be repaired?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I was rear-ended by some idiot while stopped at a Yield sign. My Volt sacrificed itself to keep me from getting injured or killed, which I really appreciate. But now my insurance company is wondering whether the car should be replaced or scrapped, and I was wondering what folks here think...
  7. Is "service high voltage charging system" covered?

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Hey everyone! So I went to drive my Volt (2012, 47,000 miles) this morning around 10am and all was fine. Had it sitting in my garage for about 4 hours, went to drive it, and the message came up "Service High Voltage Charging System." I had not been expecting this so I turned the car off/on and...
  8. 2014 Volt-different charge time and range estimation from my 2012!

    Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    SO, I've had my 2014 for a month now, have around 1000 miles and have figured out most of the differences from my 2012. Two things puzzle me: 1) Charge completion time actual performance. I have the car set up to start charging when it needs to to be ready to go at 6:45 AM. In my 2012, it would...
  9. Strange Instrument Cluster Issue

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Every once in a while, when I start my 2012 Volt, the instrument cluster gets stuck into a mode where it's showing the small icon, rather than the large animated icon, of whatever mode its in (electric or gas). The car seems to drive fine, but it's still concerning. I've attached a photo. I...
  10. New (used) VOLT owner

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    Just want to say hi to everyone and thank everyone who has posted here. Helped me already a lot to understand my VOLT. Which is a used 2012 I own since a month. So far one of my best cars I ever owned. But that is probably nothing new to you. Living in the NoVA area the car is great. I am...
  11. 2012 Volt displays "file authentication" error with "audio book" feature

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    2012 Volt displays "file authentication" error with "audio book" feature Good: I just found the "Audio Book" feature in my 2012 Volt Bad: It doesn't work. It displays a message that includes "file authentication"... I hope I'm not the first person to actually use this feature! Of course I...
  12. Leasing a 2012?

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Can you still lease a 2012? I was told that there are no leases available for the 2012 models which seems pretty stupid since there's so many 2012's still available where I am. Thanks, Jayson
  13. news on map database / vehicle software updates for 2012 Volt

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Does anybody know how to get information on whether and when the $199 navigation disc includes [significant; actual] updates for my vehicle? ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Has anybody heard anything about an overall software update for the 2012...
  14. Too much heat from Climate Control in Mountain Mode

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi, Anybody ever had this issue where the heater is stuck on maximum heat while in Mountain Mode even when you set the climate ontrol to to LOW? Here are the details: EDIT: Auto defrost if OFF. 1. Outside temperature 2 deg. Celsius (34 F). Depleted battery. Climate control set to 21* deg...
  15. July Sales guesses

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I have been noticing a lot more 'Hi, I'm new' threads on the board. It seems like there has been about as many as the month of March when the Volt almost sold 2300 domestic. It would appear all the deep discounting for 2012s is starting to move inventory. My analysis: This month is REALLY...
  16. Good Price for a 2012 Premium Volt????

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hello, I test drove a 2012 Cyber Gray Volt today. Awesome! MSRP was 45,945.00 and after ngotiating and discounts, the final price is $42,767.00. Fully loaded with the Premium package, dark leather seats with light accents and Navigation. Is that a good price? Even comes with that rear...
  17. White Diamond HOV Volt - Just arrived!!!

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Hi everyone, I have been getting lots of Volt inquiries lately but we have been having trouble keeping them in stock. Well, we just got one in and as usual, I am posting it here first. Forum members have been my best resource for customers by far and I greatly appreciate it! This Volt has an...
  18. 2 Volts Available Now!!! UNDER MSRP!!! (White Diamond and Veridian Jewel)

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Hi Everyone!! We are back!!! Abel Chevrolet in Rio Vista, CA has 2 brand new 2012 Chevy Volts available at $100 under MSRP for Volt Forum members only!!! Call Chris Di Maggio for details and any questions. 925-603-3845 :D
  19. Suggestions for a Volt party

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    I just joined the forum and would like to thank everyone for participating. I have been reading it since April 30 after I test drove a Volt for the first time. There has been really good and interesting information here. It almost seems like I already own a Volt. I also enjoy the information...
  20. It Is Official Now!!

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    The paperwork is signed!!:p We are the proud owners of C-0429! :D She is a beauty with the White Diamond all over ...just as many women would like to see!;) (okay...not quite all over like voltage962 has...but it will have to do for now!:) I am very fresh on the Volt learning curve - so please...
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