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  1. Check Engine Light; Emissions System is not performing as expected

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hello all, This past weekend my 2017 Chevy Volt had its check engine light come on. I did not notice it at first as it did not make any noise coming on. I called Onstar so they could do their "over the air" diagnostic report. The diagnostic code that was reported was P2097. It had a...
  2. Can't get Emissions Ready status

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    My '13 volt has been an emissions nightmare since I got it with a 100K miles (now @ 197K). When I bought it the car's comprehensive mpg calculated to be 32 and was predominantly ICE driven (10K miles on electric) . Historically, it would get emissions ready after some work; changing oxygen...
  3. P2418 Code

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    My 2015 Volt is throwing a P2418 code. I replaced the entire evap assembly (See picture), but the code persists. I can clear it, but it comes back on the next startup. Any ideas?
  4. P2418 Code

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    MY 2015 Volt is throwing a P2418 code. I replaced the entire evap system assembly (see attached picture), but the code remains. I can clear the code, but it comes back at next start up. Does anyone have any experience with this?
  5. Carmax said there were no recalls! The dealer just performed TWO!

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    One week after picking up my new 2015 Volt Premium from Carmax (where they said in writing that it had NO outstanding recalls), I had 2 of them taken care of at my local dealer. I brought it in because the MyChevrolet APP said that it had a Liftgate Strut Rod Detach #14274 recall. When I picked...
  6. My Volt Passed Emissions, but...

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    I just celebrated my Volt's 5 year birthday, which means, in the state of Arizona, it now needs an emissions test to renew my registration. I really thought nothing of it; the novelty having worn off a bit from what it was like getting stopped in parking lots and the double-takes as I plug in...
  7. Eco-conscious cars should allow upgrades without insisting we buy leather

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I am very excited to buy the 2016 Volt just as soon as I possibly can. I already have the electrician putting in the new charger! BUT... It looks like I'm going to have to buy leather in order to upgrade to the safety/tech packages. This seems to miss the point of why people might be buying...
  8. The Facts of Our New Power

    Totally Off-Topic
    Emissions Cuts Defy Skeptics
  9. State Emission Testing FAQ

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Now that the Volt has been on the road a few years, vehicle emission testing questions from owners are cropping up. Here are some answers to common questions. Short answer version A long version with more details is in a following post for those who need more than an hors d'oeuvre to feel...
  10. Order 2014 volt this week, have some confirmation questions

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So I am about to order the 2014 volt, have searched the forums but want to make sure I have current info and understanding since some refer i.e. to the camaro web site but I dont think applies today. 1-Is the tracking web site this GM one that requires a confirmation # initially...
  11. Electric cars and hybrids to cut U.S. transport emissions by 80 percent by 2050

    Politics, Finance, and Environment
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  12. Can we/dealer order low emissions package Volt outside of CA/NY?

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Does anyone know: Can we/dealer order the low emissions package Volt outside of CA/NY? There is always a chance I'd need to move to CA for my job - I'd be upset if I spent money on the car but did not get the HOV lane allowed version. Thanks!
  13. When Will The Gas Engine Run? Guide

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Asking "when will the Volt's gasoline powered ICE (internal combustion engine ) run?" is a simple question, but the answer will vary based on a number of conditions. Some people are concerned about carbon monoxide fumes in a closed garage, while others are curious about winter conditions or...
  14. Real World Data to Champion the Volt

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    FleetCarma is hosting a challenge to give EV owners the opportunity to best champion their plug-in. Competing vehicles are the Volt, iMiEV, Focus Electric, and Leaf. Do you think that your Volt is the best plug-in out there? Take this opportunity and prove it. Participants will receive three...
  15. Emissions FAIL

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    ( i couldn't find a thread re: emissions in search, sorry if discussed elsewhere) 1st post. bought a 2011 Volt from a certified Chevy Dealer in Tennessee last week. I took the Volt to emissions testing this morning and it failed Fuel / o2 / evap. supposedly, the readiness monitors aren't on ...
  16. Volt "Rejected" for Emissions on MA State Inspection

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I recently had the battery reinforcements done on my 2011 volt and everything went well. My volt also passed it's one year anniversary and was due for a state inspection. In MA, they do not read emissions from the tailpipe, they read the data from the ECM off the OBD2 connector. Since I had...
  17. My EV is TRUE ZERO EMISSIONS... There should be millions!

    Politics, Finance, and Environment
    So while everyone seems to be arguing about just how "green" electric cars are, I've been driving my Volt on hydro electric power from a 428 megawatt dam that is 81 years old and supplies power to about 160,000 homes. Unlike other green energies, hydro is producing 24/7 and truly produces ZERO...
  18. Designation as Alternative Fuel Vehicle

    Politics, Finance, and Environment
    I have been quite upset that Virginia has not yet made a decision about whether or not to classify the Volt as an Alternative Fuel vehicle. In talking with the Department of Motor Vehicles, they advise that the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality has not yet received the required...