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  1. 2012 Volt Premium, 82830 miles, P0AFA, died while driving, battery cell 10, section 3

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Hi all, I used this forum extensively in the last few days, because my Volt died while I was on the road last Sunday. It's always good to share knowledge and I found this forum very useful, so here is my story: I live in Florida and have a 2012 Chevy Volt Premium, which I bought in 2016 when...
  2. Intermittent DTCs when charge cable connected, car immobilized. BDU relay jct block?

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Symptoms Plug car in: Windshield dashboard light remains yellow. No chirp to indicate charging. If open the door, DIC says "Not Able to Charge". After 15m or so, I receive a text message from OnStar saying "Your 2012 Volt is not charging due to an interruption..." After that, if I turn the...
  3. 2013 SHVCS Message, plus Initializing....Wait to Shift. No propulsion, advice?

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Hey there, Happy owner of a 2013 Volt here. Well, happy until last weekend. I'd never had any problems with this car, but on Saturday it showed the "Service High-Voltage Charging System" message. Thankfully it was in my garage at home, so I was able to troubleshoot stuff over 2 days. I pored...
  4. Looking for some wisdom on Hybrid battery replacment after wait to Shift

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hey all: Contemplating the following: • repair my 2011 - #2472 for between $3000 - $6000 depending on whether svc manager is able to approval for getting 50% discount on repair • trade in for an ICE • Trade in used Volt • Trade in for a new Volt - second opinion This is...
  5. Initializing, wait to shift (total loss of power at highway speed, Dangerous!)

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Hello, I have a 2013 Volt, 50k miles in good condition. Cruising along at highway speed on either battery or gas and suddenly both sides grey out and total loss of power. Power steering and power brakes stay on until stopped then cut out. Try to restart and "Initializing, wait to shift" screen...
  6. 12V battery replaced after "Initializing....Please wait to shift" DIC message

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    12V battery replaced after "Initializing....Please wait to shift" DIC message I thought I would post my experience dealing with the "Initializing....Please wait to shift" DIC message, in case it helps anyone in the future. I found other threads, but it seemed best to post my own rather than...
  7. Has your center stack ever rebooted or become unresponsive while driving?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    There have been numerous threads about problems with the Volt's center stack controls and display freezing up, locking on the "initializing" screen, and rebooting whilst driving the car. My anecdotal observation has been that this seems more common in 2013 Volts equipped with navigation. This...
  8. Reboot of car (after backing up) / "Initializing" on instrument cluster

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Two Saturdays ago I backed out of my driveway, and when I stopped (in the street, to shift from "reverse" into "drive" and continue on my way) my Volt refused to move. After a few seconds it told me "Shift To Park". After I did so I saw the word "Initializing" on the "instrument cluster"...