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  1. Want to Buy/Want to Trade
    Hello! There are more and more posts about Gen1 battery failures, I am in the same boat! If you aren't going to fix your Volt, I would like to buy it. I am in the Lexington, KY area so ideally I want to find something within a couple hundred miles. Message me to see if we can work something...
  2. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I plan to do a lot of camping. Problem is I still need to continue working online, and so I need to power my laptop that may pull as much as 240 watts at times. Does anybody have any recommendations as to the best way to add a 120v AC port? I think tapping into the high voltage system connected...
  3. Add Good Dealer/Bad Dealer For Service
    My 2017 volt has been leaving a residue under the car on my driveway like the photo below. I fear it is battery leakage but has anyone seen this or familiar with what this is and what causes it?
  4. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Main Battery range still great in Australia on my Gen 1 Volt driven mainly short trip and mostly on Battery (0.5L Lifetime fuel consumption). I find that most fantastic that the battery is in great condtion ! For us here in Australia in Summer the Volts head liner insulation or lack of lets the...
  5. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Hey all, My 2014 Volt won’t charge. A few months ago, I plugged it in and the fuse blew in the outlet, but I am sure I’ve plugged it in (to other sockets) since then with no issues. Tonight when I plugged it in with the standard portable charger, the box on the charger lit up green and is good...
  6. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Today as I was driving home, the ICE stopped running and the check engine light illuminated, I managed to coast into my driveway and attempted to restart the car, upon pressing the button all I got was the " Initializing, please wait" message for about 10 seconds then fade to black, even...
  7. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    The last two mornings that I've started up my 2013 Volt, the Guess-O-Meter has predicted 46 miles! I only have 58,000 miles on the odometer, of which 68% are electric (it would be about 99%, except for a number of road trips to see my son in Chicago). I think the 46-mile prediction suggests...
  8. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I recently went to fill the completely depleted gas. I got the car to a station and filled it, only to find the Charing System Light (12v) was illuminated and the car would not start. As I tried and failed to Initialize, it would tell me various systems were shutting down. A dashboard full of...
  9. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi all, I'm wondering if anyone has run in to this, or can give me any advice. I have a 2012 volt, my wife was driving it 4 weeks ago running more errands than usual and depleted the battery, weather was warm, about 85 degrees Fahrenheit. She pulled out of the parking lot and received message-...
  10. Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I read through the user manual and talked to the service tech at the dealer and could not find an explanation of this icon which is on the right side of the display in the Classic Enhanced configuration:
  11. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    First of all, a happy Independence Day to all of you. We're having friends and family over to grill burgers on the deck and to swim in the pool, except that it's going to storm, and we'll all be squeezed inside the house instead. Anyway. A few days ago I took my jumper cables out of my Volt...
  12. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hi all! On Wednesday morning, the 15 hour charge on my Volt battery gave me 48 miles. On Thursday morning, I went to drive my car to work and found that after 12 hours of charging, my battery charge was at 30 miles So, this morning, I checked it after charging 15 hours and it says that I have...
  13. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Greetings all fellow Volt drivers and experts. I have a bit of information to share after having installed joesonvolt's ERDTT bypass temperature sensor I bought on eBay. I have a 2018 Volt Premier, the Cajun Red (or is it Crystal Red?) paint color, that I bought and began driving at the end of...
  14. Cadillac ELR Owners Forum
    trying to post again: new ELR owner having just traded my '13 Volt with 29k for a '14 ELR with 28k. Volt continued to offer 35 mile range whereas ELR is only showing 25 on full charge. is this an indication of a failing battery pack? relative to warranty, the car was originally sold and title...
  15. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hello, I am having issues with my Volt which is starting to get frustrating. About a month ago I had a DTC code shown "P06DE" Engine Oil Pressure Control Circuit Stuck On Confirmed". It would then state on the dash "Reduced Propulsion Mode" however it never lost any power. This coded cleared...
  16. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Not sure if this has been already mentioned, but here is a very detailed tear-down of the 2018 Volt battery. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eWYtq0hxhQg
  17. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    With GM’s decision to discontinue the Volt I had a couple questions for the forum relative to the expected battery life of a Volt. I usually keep my cars 10-15 years and have been averaging about 7k miles a year on my Volt in the two years I have owned it. So based on that it would take me...
  18. Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Nine months of ownership for my 2018. When the weather was warm, my electric range after charging said 63-65 miles. Now the weather is cold (30s and 40s) and it's dropped to 45 miles. I expected a drop-off but that seems pretty big. Is that normal? Thanks, all.
  19. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Had dealer issue with "Reduced Propulsion" error, then received this in mail Okay guys, long story short. We had "reduced propulsion" issues with car, brought to local dealer. Gave me and explanation that the issue was a faulty 12v battery. Not under warranty. So, I replaced for $150 with...
  20. Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    Anyone know what the acceptable variation in the cell voltages is suppose to be. Mine varies between 0.2 fully charged to 0.5 volts discharged. The dealer says that is normal. I don't believe him. This all started after my stator bearing was replace (loud whining noise).
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