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  1. regenerative braking/dump coil

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Since July of 2011 I have been driving my Volt alternating between D and L thinking that the much faster slow down in L was the result of more power being sent to the battery. Also, for some reason, I assumed the mechanical brakes were 100% separate and disconnected from the regenerate braking...
  2. Have You Ever Actually Been Rear-Ended While Driving in L ?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I've noticed, in quite a few threads on this forum discussing the pros and cons of driving in L, some people expressing concerns that by driving in L they are, or could be, inviting being rear-ended by an inattentive driver -- a driver apparently looking for but not seeing any brake lights come...
  3. Bearing Failure vs Driving in L

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    Not sure how to make this a poll, but I am very interested in the data: I have had / or am experiencing symptoms of a motor bearing failure, answer below: I drive in L more than half the time (check here) I drive in L less than half the time (check here) I have had no motor bearing...
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