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  1. Had to do the dirty deed again: Fuel My Volt.

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Well it had been 319 days since my last gas station visit and my Volt prompted me with my least favorite message, Fuel Maintenance Mode. I did manage to drive 19,300 EV miles and 0.00 gas miles since my last visit back on April 23, 2014. I guess I will be back around the end of January, 2016...
  2. New car smell? Not!

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Just leased a new 2014 Volt last Friday night and took it for a shakeout ride the next day. At about the 40-mile mark, when the ICE kicked in, I began to notice an industrial, acrid odor (like a car fire). We were on the highway in stop-and-go traffic (on the Cross Bronx Expressway headed to the...
  3. Encountered Unexpected Fuel Maintenance Mode

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Yesterday I was about to head out to the National Harbor to go watch an EV race grand prix style that 10 teams from DC, MD, and VA high schools had built, when I was presented with an unexpected message when turning on my Volt; the Fuel Maintenance Mode Screen.. Well, I wasn't about to burn...
  4. How often and under what circumstances does the Volt force gas burning in EMM or FMM?

    Mechanical Systems - Chevy Volt
    I'm a newbie and am certain this has been previously discussed but I couldn't find it in one thread on this forum. If the Volt is driven in EV mode exclusively, how often does it burn gas in engine maintenance mode (EMM) to keep the ICE happy? and is there any warning? I think I read that if...
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