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  1. Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    In and around Los Angeles there are numerous hills and mountains. I get a big kick out of charging the Volt (2015) w/ gravity. What is the best 'gearing' and speed for doing so? -I use D to keep up the speed and not go 30 mph on the freeway. But does L charge at a higher rate? -Does higher...
  2. Generation 1 Chevy Volt (2011-2015)
    I Have a 2012 Volt with approximately 130K miles. As can be expected in the hotter summer months, my "full charge" mileage has been reduced, but now that the weather has cooled some, especially at night when the car is charging, I've not seen the same mileage that I was getting this past spring...
  3. Use, Care & Maintenance - Gen 1 Chevy Volt
    My 2013 Volt usually shows a 'fully charged' level of 40-46 miles. In warmer weather it gets to 45 or 46; when it's cold, in the upper 30s to low 40s. This morning, after 6 days of 90+ degrees weather, got in my car (outside temp was low 60s) and it showed a range of 60, which is far higher...
  4. Use, Care & Maintenance - Gen 2 Chevy Volt
    Considering charging a 2nd gen. Volt through dryer outlet, using a 24 amp smart splitter like NeoCharge. Trying to save $$ verses installing a charging station, as I am a tenant. My question is what accessories do I need to get a 2nd gen.Volt do do this level 2 charging? I will need an...
  5. Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    I just bought a used 2014 Volt. So far it's great. I live in Los Angeles and it's been a mild winter, so weather cannot be a factor. First charge since I've owned it went to 38 miles. a few weeks later it dropped to 35. Now it won't go over 31. I'm using the original charger and it's in a 110...
  6. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen 2 Volt
    The ClipperCreek LCS 25P L2 charger in our home faithfully charges the 2017 Volt. When the L2 station and Volt are taken to another location the Volt will no longer charge. The location-based charging feature in the Volt is disabled (I’m pretty sure) The charging station was sent back to...
  7. Newcomers, Owner Stories, FAQs
    2013 volt New To the volt family so I have a question I'm sure has been asked before. Can you attach A 110 to 220 adapter To the standard charging Cable and then plug it into a 220 outlet Withiut doing harm? I ask because My plasma cutter came with a 110 to 220 adapter. If I need more power I...
  8. Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    Couldn't find much info on recharging the Gen 2 battery with the onboard generator beyond Mountain Mode, so here's my limited experience: With the car on you can pop the hood to turn the engine on, and furthermore you can depress the accelerator to rev the engine, charging even faster! (With...
  9. Accessories, Apps, Modifications - Gen 2 Volt
    Hello all - I'd be interested in people's recommendations for a charger for my 2018 Volt that displays the amount of energy used after the charging is complete. I've got a US 240 outlet in place with a NEMA 6-20 outlet. I've been using a charger for some time that works fine, but doesn't have...
  10. Use, Care & Maintenance - Gen 1 Chevy Volt
    How do I maintain long term battery life the best by 1-charging every night or 2- Letting battery discharge and getting a full charge? Please don't guess
  11. Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    I have a 2011 Volt. Started the day with a full battery of 28 miles. Went to work, parked with 22 miles. Hours later, I went to leave. The engine turned on and message saying "Propulsion Power is Reduced". The battery was now at 0. Worse yet, get home on the gas engine, but when I plug it in...
  12. Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    EVmatch has created a platform for hosts and users to connect private charging stations. Hosts can list their charger on EVmatch and sell access/electricity to users. EVmatch takes a small fee. On the other hand, users search and request access to private chargers and pay all within the app. It...
  13. Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    Here in Houston we've rolling blackouts for 2 days. I have a 1500 watt Cobra power inverter permanently installed in the rear of my '16 Volt. I powered on the car and started the inverter, which is receiving a steady 13.1 volts from the DC-DC inverter supporting the 12v battery. But here's...
  14. Generation 2 Chevy Volt (2016-2020)
    In Phoenix, it doesn't get below freezing often in the winter, but will hover between 30 and 40 at night. My electric plan is extremely cheap during super off peak (10am to 3pm). Only $0.03 per kwh vs $0.10 in normal off peak. I'd like to set the car to "Latest Possible" within that SUPER OFF...
  15. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen 1 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...
  16. Generation 1 Chevy Volt (2011-2015)
    Hello, I've owned my 2015 Volt for about 3 years now. Yesterday I experienced my first problem. When I plug in at home on the supplied 120v charger I get no amber dash light, no green dash light and no horn chirp. After some research I had decided that I probably needed a new charging...
  17. Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    The City of San Luis Obispo, California adopted an ordinance that required EV charging stations at every new development. CA code requires just the infrastructure for future stations. The city took it a step further and required the actual charging station. As a result, in just one year there...
  18. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen 1 Volt
    Hi guys, Sorry for my english, I dont really know the technical terms in this case. I just bought an Ampera, a new charging point have been planted into my garage. My ampera hits off the Residual-current circuit breaker (the left on the picture) every first time when I plug it in. Then I...
  19. Generation 1 Chevy Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi all - new member and a new Volt owner (2013). Been eyeing them for a while and finally bit the bullet. Love the car so far, but have a few things to figure out yet! What I want: ability to see battery charge/charging progress on my phone (Android) when away from vehicle, but maybe within...
  20. Generation 2 Chevy Volt (2016-2020)
    I've only started using this functionality recently because I need to keep track of my charging a little more than I used to. In case you are wondering, the shared garage in my condo has us sharing the electricity for the garage and I want to be fair about paying for my EV charging. I...
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