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  1. hood struts broken

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    Hello, the back-door of my volt 1 does not stay open any more, one of the hood struts is loosing liquid. Can I repair this myself? What is the part-number and how much are they? Thanks! Markus
  2. Pop the hood to charge faster?

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    My husband has a friend with a 2012 Volt who says that if you pop the hood, the Volt will charge faster. This would be in a garage. Not sure if garage is heated, or whether it's charging on 110 or a Level 2. BS or ?????
  3. Hood Dents

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    hello all, question: anyone else getting dents on their hood? The dents are located right at the front center. I caused them 2 days after I got the car. Popped the hood to show my dad the inner workings of the car and when I tried to close the hood, I did what I always did, placed my palms on...
  4. 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...
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