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  1. Bolt EV: SERVICE VEHICLE SOON Icon

    Chevy Bolt EV Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs
    We had the Service Vehicle Soon icon pop up on the drivers' info center. Nothing seemed amiss, after checking a few things it turned out to be low windshield washer fluid, none was hitting the rear window. Apparently my wife had been juicing the windshield a LOT recently, haha. We filled up the...
  2. My Bolt EV Extended Trip to IA

    Chevy Bolt EV Charging
    OK, after Scott's 5,000 mile Tesla trip and Lagodaboy wandering all over CA in his Bolt, I decided to venture outside the Chicago metro area this weekend to attend a wedding in Cedar Rapids, IA area, a 460 some mile round trip. With no DC fast chargers along the route, I used some public L2...
  3. 2018 Bolt EV: New seats

    Chevy Bolt EV Discussion, News, Reviews & Events
    Reportedly Mike Lelli head engineer on the Bolt and Volt had a chance encounter with a Bolt owner about 10 min south of Chicago at an EVGo station. Mike was driving a pre-production 2019 Bolt and gave a hint at some 2019 changes: new seats and suspension changes seemed to be the only things he'd...
  4. GM: fully self-driving Bolts in U.S. cities in 2019

    Autonomous Vehicle Technology
    General Motors Co laid out its vision for self-driving vehicles on Thursday, telling investors it planned a commercial launch of fleets of fully autonomous robo-taxis in multiple dense urban environments in 2019. “If we continue on our current rate of change we will be ready to deploy this...
  5. Bolt EV mod: an extendable sunvisor

    Chevy Bolt EV Accessories, Mods, Wheels & Tires
    The Bolt does not have extendable visors to block the sun coming from the side widow. You can buy an $18 piece of plastic and two elastic straps on Amazon, but I want something like the extendable visors on my 2011 Volt. While I was at the local pick and pull auto salvage yard hunting for a...
  6. Bolt EV Spare Tire FAQ

    Chevy Bolt EV Accessories, Mods, Wheels & Tires
    The Chevy Bolt comes with 17" x 6.5J offset 44, cast aluminum wheels with Michelin all-season Energy Saver A/S 215/50R17. The tires are ~25-7/16" diameter. These are self-sealing tires, except for punctures on the outer edges of the tread or in the sidewall. So, you may need a spare, whether to...
  7. Bolt EV faster with red calipers

    Chevy Bolt EV Accessories, Mods, Wheels & Tires
    Like I did with my Volt, I painted my Bolt EV calipers while they were new and shiny. I use an expoxy paint system from G2, bought on TireRack. They seem to have the best price. https://www.tirerack.com/brakes/category.jsp?category=Caliper+Paint To paint the caliper, you have to take the...
  8. Bolt EV Test Drive and Review at Community Chevrolet

    Bolt Owners Forum - Resources, Reviews & Photos
    I test drove a Bolt EV Premier at Community Chevrolet in Burbank, CA courtesy Oscar Gutierrez who was very helpful and knowledgeable about the car. Remarkably so. He has a Volt, so I think that helps. I can't comment on this dealer's pricing, but if you want to give them a try, I highly...
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