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  1. Pre-B2B-Warranty-Expiration Issues/Questions

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    Hi All, Long-time lurker, second-time contributor here. On 3/22/17 I bought a new 2017 Volt Premier with every option except some overpriced wheels and the lighted charge port. I even paid an extra $1K for the Iridescent Pearl Tricoat, a color I’ve always lusted after. (Now Tesla’s trying to...
  2. I have to shout to send a voice txt after Dlr Updated Infotainment and USB Firmware

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    Background: I had the problem where the Infotainment system sound randomly turned off for all audio sources despite the volume control indicating it was raising and lowering the volume and despite Android Auto indicating my media was playing. There was no sound from any source including the...
  3. Galaxy S5 vs 2014 Volt - phone call issue

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    This is an issue I have with my Samsung Galaxy S5 and my 2014 Volt. I can coax the Volt into making a phone call when the phone is Bluetooth paired but, when the other party answers, no sound comes through the car's speakers. I wind up either hanging up or the other party hangs up. I then...
  4. 2012 bluetooth for calls only?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So I literally just bought my Volt from the dealer tonight. Upgrading from a 2006 Ion this was a big step up. However one bummer I had was the bluetooth only appears to be for making/receiving calls. Is there any way (update?) to be able to listen to music through bluetooth similar to my...
  5. Any way to re-seed shuffle play on USB playback

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    I am surprised that this issue has lingered in the Volt infotainment software as long as it has. The short version of the problem is that the music in a USB playlist is shuffled once when you select "Shuffle", but never again thereafter, so you are left listening to the songs in the exact same...
  6. Bluetooth Greyed Out - Anyway to Reset?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Is there anyway to reset the Infotainment system while the car is running? The Bluetooth on my 2014 Volt has always been temperamental, sometimes it will be greyed out and not work again until I completely restart the car (stop, power down, open door, close door, restart). Seems like there...
  7. Custom Audio Cue Sound File

    Software & Programming/Code - Chevy Volt
    Hi all, New to the forum and new owner of a 2018 Chevy Volt. So far I love it and I'm still trying to see what all I can play with safely. Had a question regarding the infotainment system and/or Mylink. I've been doing a lot of searching online but it seems like there's not too much...
  8. Infotainment System Intermittently Powers Off/On

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Weeks ago my 2014 Volt's Infotainment System started behaving oddly. Volume changes, source and station changes would be slow to take effect. The system seemed to be getting worse and now the thing just intemittently turns off and on. If I do get it to turn off manually it will stay off, but...
  9. 2013-Infotainment and odometer screen came on?

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    I went to a dealership last night that had a 2013 Volt Premium for around $14,000. It only has 35,000 miles on it. As I was looking around the car I noticed that that infotainment screen and where the odometer should be, were lit up. Is this typical? I'm not a car girl by any means I just...
  10. Infotainment Warning Message

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Has anyone figured out how to stop or disable the Infotainment screen warning message ("Taking your eyes off the road too long or often....") Mine pops up when I turn on the radio/infotainment several days after clicking on "OK". Yes, I know I can make it go away (temporarily it seems) by...
  11. Bricked MyLink

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Yesterday evening I got into my car to a completely black MyLink/infotainment screen on my ’17 Volt. No graphics, no sound, no signs of light. I tried resetting with a quick power down of the Volt before I left the parking lot and also by pressing and quickly hanging up the OnStar button (I’ve...
  12. Radio Presets Keep Disappearing

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    I set my radio preset buttons to genres of music on my USB flash drive, but it from time to time erases them all! The radio (FM) presets seem to stay put, just the MP3 genres. Anyone else encounter this, and if so, was it a defect you had corrected on warranty, problem with the flash drive, or...
  13. Radio preset 11-15 not accepting setting

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I can set my first 10 radio presets but I cant for 11 to 15 (3rd row). Any suggestions? - 2017 Gen 2
  14. Infotainment Dead after HMI update ( Android Audio )

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    So the last 2 days my Infotainment has gone blank. Total darkness not like it's mute or a little clock on the top right. I've tried to turn off the engine/motor/system, waited 5-10 minutes, restart, nothing. Called OnStar, cannot diagnose the issue, transfer me to GM Infotainment division...
  15. Infotainment Audio Off, System Failure and Fix

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    My 2016 Volt Infotainment center was acting up saying Audio Off on the driver dash console and then the center console died. I couldn't reach ON-star. Dealership needed 10 days to take the car in. I pulled the negative cable off the 12V battery momentarily and it now works.
  16. Weather app?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I noticed in the recent ArsTechinca Volt video and in this Verge article a Weather app icon in the infotainment system. I don't see that icon in my new 2016 Volt. Does anyone know what the...
  17. XM Radio Is On, but no sound. Stays on when car is off, but grayed out, HELP!

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    My son accidentally pressed the red SOS OnStar Button today. After that, it seems that our radio will not work. The screen is on and actually stays on after the car is off. You can't hear anything through the radio and when you try to press buttons on the menu,everything seems greyed out. I...
  18. Apple CarPlay problems; "smoking gun" identified

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I started a thread on all of the problems I was having with Apple CarPlay ("My 2016 and Apple CarPlay") that stimulated quite a bit of discussion and a number of suggestions. One suggestion led to what I believe is the solution, the "smoking gun" for at least my Apple CarPlay problems: turn off...
  19. Strange center stack behavior

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Lately, when I first get in the car (2013 with factory nav) and am fiddling with the center stack (usually on XM, but sometimes on radio or playing from a flash drive), turning the volume control knob (the lower knob) changes the channel/station/song, rather than changing the volume. Very...
  20. Apple to Build EV?

    Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    The background and seniority of the executives it is recruiting suggest that Apple may be trying to build a car, the newspaper said, citing sources. Apple recently hired the head of Mercedes-Benz's Silicon Valley research and development unit, Johann Jungwirth, according to a LinkedIn profile...