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  1. My Volt Is Humming Loud With Fan Only Blower On

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So the last two days I noticed that my 2014 volt which I garage started humming. This happened now twice this week. Today I can confirm when I turn fan only blower on for heating you can hear a very loud hum under the hood. I have never heard this before. I opened the hood but the engine of...
  2. Really GM? Cheap Lugs with Covers on Gen 1?

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    So a month ago or so ago I noticed one lug cover missing. Then after the recent inspection and then having to change tires I notice during my calliper painting task the lugs of several are near stripped from cover to lug so much the cover is of and I remove the lug directly its half stripped and...
  3. What are proper tow strap ends to use for 2014 or gen 1 in general

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I searched for tow straps in the forums but found nothing specific. Recently I had to be towed almost out of a muddy yard but was going to put tow straps on the rear part of the axle area per instructions. But after checking closely it seems the locations the manual states to use has very small...
  4. Letter from GM accelerator pedal stalks breaking- Special Policy Adjustment #38170

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Anyone get this? I tried searching, but didn't see anything about it in the forums. Kind of an odd failure, and it's interesting it's not a recall. Seems like that's a poor pedal design.
  5. 14-30 Adapter conversion to 14-50 format, opinion and issues doing this?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I would opinions on the idea not the product/source. But from other threads this source is providing such a adapter. So does anyone see an issue with using such an adatpter considering the volt will decide how much it will draw max even though the source power is higher than it needs. Just...
  6. First 2016 Volt Delivered To Local Dealer in Pough. NY

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Went to get my oil change (down to 1% exactly to the date bought of 10/31/2013 for my 2014 model), tires rotated and inspection only to see a 2016 volt finally being delivered by truck just as I was leaving. Some interesting pictures of the under carriage too. I see they got rid of that front...
  7. New Rim, Tire Remounted and Balanced, New Valive Stem, Was Old TPSM Used?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So the dealer finally got the right rim special ordered because of the damage their tire change did to my original one. I noticed today when checking the pressure in all my tires that the valve stem of the new rim was new. So my question is did they reuse my old TPSM tire pressure monitor or...
  8. Heard of Any Break Ins to Volts by Bypassing the FOB with a Gadget?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Has anyone heard of or have knowledge of any volts being broken into using those black market devices/tools to bypass a FOB or simulate the FOB? These similar car break ins were on either 60 Minutes or one of those other shows as I forget some months ago, but I have been more so running into...
  9. Emissions Canister Service Bulletin, Where is it and Does Gas tank have to be dropped

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I was just wondering if anyone knows what the service bulletin for the emisions canister to be replaced as it does not meet some states emissions. In my case NYS. So does the gas tank have to be disturbed which I thought it was near? Does anyone know or have a diagram of where that part is...
  10. Any Catch for 2 Free months Sirius Promo by Dealer/Sirius Post Dealer Service Done

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So per another post and dealer experience, I suddenly got a email offering 2 months free activation of Sirius. Anyone else get this and is there any catch like you must provide a credit card so they can keep charging for the then reate fees until I call up to cancel it, etc.? ================...
  11. What is the MAX Battery KW Use on Longest Miles from 1 Charge Have You Gotten?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So its getting warming here int he NYS mid section. Today I noticed i traveled 48.2 miles on my charge I thought would show me 10.7 kw or is it kwh....used. Instead it showed 11.2. Is this possible and maybe this was asked before is this because of any regen captured and then used? UPDATE...
  12. US News and World Report -- Best Used Upscale Midsize Cars under $20K

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
  13. CR Rates Volt Best Green Car

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
  14. My Chevy Research Team Email Legit?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    My Chevy Research Team and On Star Email Legit? This must be my lucky week. Did anyone get this on star one? Note I put the other one below this I originally posted. ======================================================================== Dear xyz, In our effort to provide best-in-class...
  15. Gen 2.0 Pics, Anything New Shown On These?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So I have a weekly program I watch that showed these similar photos. What do ya think regarding what gen 2.0 might entail and these might show that we did see from other news and posts? UPDATE: if you search on pbs for motor week for the z28 episode broadcast on 9/12, not yet posted btw, at...

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    So my 2014 volt has just over 6k miles. We have had a lot of rain here in NYS in the last 2 days. Today I was driving and it seems I have problems with the subject items. I now have 3 codes. While driving my ABS and Stabil Track lights came on with messages Service Brake Assist and Service...
  17. Regenerated kWh not reflectin total Battery kWh used to drive the total miles distanc

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    OK so driving home today I had 10.8 kWh battery used before my engine was about to come on. I had one last hill to go down that seemed to create 0.2 kWh worth of battery and reduced the 10.8 to 10.6 which of course was used up before the engine came on. Now how can one accurately estimate the...
  18. Virtual Advisor uses up many minutes for a 1 minute call?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Has anyone experienced this. I was driving home and wondered how much of my minutes are used each time I access the virtual advisor for my i.e. directions to start. Today I had 118 minutes when checking the credit. I then called the virtual advisor to start my plan to get home just to see what...
  19. What is the proper way to keeping accessory power on for i.e. radio use at the movies

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So just got back from the drive in movie and had my first experience with trying to keep the radio on with the power button off. I wound up using the radio power button every 10 minutes though I thought by using i.e. the volume button within the 10 minute interval it reset it for another 10. So...
  20. what is the buzzing sound i heard at the rear of the dirver side

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So I drove the volt, got home, plugged it in, went in the house, some hours later the charge completed, had to go into the garage to do something and I heard a buzzing sound coming from the driver side rear more so then passenger side. I unplugged the charger and the buzzing sound continued. I...