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  1. Thinking about getting a donut tire and wheel -- which one? Do you have one?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I do remember reading some posts from years ago on the general subject of spare tires / donut tires for the Volt, but I couldn't seem to find any after an admittedly brief search. Sometimes I wonder what kind of hassle it would be to deal with a flat when I'm way out in the boonies on a road...
  2. 2017 slime/sealant cautionary tale

    Wheels & Tires - Chevy Volt
    I had a 2012 Volt Premier and loved it once GM fixed a weird problem caused by the dealer over filling the gas tank... I skipped the next model year when my lease was over because it there wasn't really a 2016 except in California. I very happily rejoined the Volt family two weeks ago with a...
  3. Flat Messages!

    Wheels & Tires - Gen2 Volt
    Yesterday I ran over something in the road that I couldn't see. BANG. the passenger rear tire pressure began to drop. The TP display came on and I was able to see that the tire was steadily loosing air but cI could make it to the gas station (they remembered me because I have my old Camaro...
  4. What do you do if you get a flat tire?

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I know more and more cars are not coming with a spare tire. But I wanted to know what everyone here does in the real world when they get flat tires on their Volt? Do you have to get towed to a dealer to get the flat replaced or repaired?
  5. Flat Tire On The Way To Thanksgiving Dinner

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    After 2 years and 1 month, my luck finally ran out with the OEM tires. As I turned onto the street that my Mom lives on, I heard an unusual sound come from the back of my Volt that I could not immediately identify. About 3 seconds later the source of the sound became obvious as a message popped...
  6. Fourth Flat Tire before Fourth of July

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Ever since I got my delivery of Volt 2011 in February, 2011, the lovely little car has no shortage of flat tires, and I just had the 4th one. While I have two other cars in the household and both have held up well with the rough roads, I cannot help but curious why 2 years of Volt ownership...
  7. Chevy Volt Flat Tire, Tire Inflator Guide

    Wheels & Tires - Chevy Volt
    If you need to inflate the tires or fix a flat, the owner's manual should be your primary reference. However, the PDF below may be easier to read. It can be printed and stored in your glove compartment with your Owners Manual, or saved to your phone. I recommend new Volt owners try out the air...
  8. Tire Sealant

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    I ran over a nail and, to my delight, the tire sealant worked as advertised. I lost 2-3 psi en route home (about 100 miles) but I made it. But this left me with two questions. If anyone knows the answer, I would be much obliged: 1) I happen to live pretty far from the nearest Chevy...