GM Volt Forum banner

charging failure

  1. Charge failure; relay repeatedly clicking, both level 1 and 2

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I bought a 2014 Volt 4 months ago with a bout 35k miles. I have needed to use gasoline only once, when it prompted me to do the "preventative maintenance" for 10 minutes at about 2.5 months. My wife drove further twice and used gasoline for some 30 miles total on gasoline. It has charged in...
  2. 120V (U.S.) charger blinking what appears to be codes, not charging

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Car has been charging just find for a few years off of this outlet. Now, starting to get this failure more often than not, especially when the car requests 12 amps. Bottom red LEDs blinking steadily. Top green LEDs blinking a sequence: 3 rightmost LEDS blink at the same time, followed by 2...
  3. 2013 Volt Rain seemed to cause charging failure.

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Southern California is finally getting rain, but with it came the inability to charge may 2013 volt. At first only the L2 charger would not work, The L1 charger seemed to work fine. After the second rain now the L2 charger also does not work. I get yellow charge light. I park outside and charge...
  4. Issue on my new (to me) Volt

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I have a 2013 Volt. Yesterday, the check engine light came on. OnStar told me it was "High Voltage Charging System not performing as expected." The car is charging fine. They told me the light should go away. It has been through the 5 to 7 drive cycles and the light has not gone off. I talked to...
  5. Voltec EVSE useless for delayed charging?

    AUSTRALIA
    Friendly greetings everyone, I purchased what may have been the last "new" (ex demo) Volt in Perth a few months back, and I've been very happy with it save for one small thing. The portable Voltec EVSE rarely activates correctly when first turned on. It usually requires turning the power point...
  6. 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...
  7. charging problems new 2014 volt

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I just bought a volt and have had it in the shop three times in seven weeks[ 680 miles now] because of problems with the charging port[ or so they say- they have replaced it twice.] At this point I suspect a parts sabotage by some oil company or other, to discourage people from buying...
  8. Unable to take a charge

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    My volt is refusing to take a charge. 2nd time this has happened. Both after it was left charging outside while raining. 1st time it seemed to figure itself out after 24 hours. This time it initially would take a 120 charge, but then refused that as well as a 240 charge. Anyone know how to...
  9. Coulomb, Failure to Charge on Delayed Charge Setting....NEW UPGRADED UNIT Available

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I have been experiencing failures to charge about 15-20% of the time with our Volt set for delayed charging, but NEVER with our Nissan Leaf. After confirming to my satisfaction that this problem was specific to the VOLT, I had it fully checked for any such stored information in the car's "black...
Top