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  1. Question about jump starting

    Electrical Systems - Chevy Volt
    I have read the manual about jump starting, and I see that you are supposed to use the contacts under the hood for jump starting the Volt, and the contacts in the cargo area for jump starting another car. The manual warns you that you may damage the Volt if you try to jump start another car...
  2. Adventures in Jump starting

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    So this AM my wife's Truck did not start, so an attempt was made to jumpstart the truck from the Volt. In a time crunch panic the owners manual was not consulted and we tried to jump start from the front remote terminal. Initial connections were promising as it was supplying 12v to the truck...
  3. How do you jump start a Volt?

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    I wish the Volt had a user manual with instructions on how to jump start a Volt. I am out in remote wilderness trailheads often and bought a supplemental power station to carry with me, but did not know how to connect to the Volt starter battery. I think that I found the answer on YouTube...
  4. No start after unplugged for 24 hours

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I have a 2013 Volt with 49,000 miles on it. It's been great! I commute 26 miles daily and plug in at work as well as home. I forget how to open the gas door! I drive another vehicle on the weekends and my habit has been to leave the Volt on the street after charging Friday night until Monday...
  5. 2016 12v Battery Changes?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Does anyone know about what 12v battery is being used in the 2016 Volt and where they have located it? The Volt 1.0 setup makes it very difficult to jump start another car's dead battery because you need to access the Volt's battery under the trunk floor and access covers. This happened with...
  6. How To Jump Start the Volt

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    See the PDF linked below for jump starting the Volt. Print out for your glove box and/or download to your cell phone. Of course, this is an overview only. See the Owners Manual, for complete details. I updated the PDF to include both jump starting the Volt as well as using the Volt to jump...