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  1. New 2018 Volt owner | 1st post to forum! | Charger / EVSE recommendation

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    Hi everyone, New 2018 Volt Premier owner here! Seeking advice on recommended charger (or is it EVSE?) for home charging. - Can I get by with just the Level 1 charger? Which models do you recommend? - I would need at most a 10-12 foot cord given the configuration of my tiny garage and squeezing...
  2. Level 1 charging cord recall

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    I went to ELCO chevy out in Ballwin today to inquire about getting a new style charger. Mine is the one with the orange cord and the 12" pigtail. First they tried to tell me it wasn't under warranty, I had to point out the 8 yr 100,000 mile warranty the hybrid components. Then they never heard...
  3. Voltec Level 1 Charging Cord Getting Very Hot!

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    My wife and I are have been charging our 2012 Volt at our respective workplaces for the last 18 months (same plugs) with the Voltec Level 1 charger that came with the car. Last week, my wife noticed the cord that plugs into the wall was very hot to the touch. This had never happened before...
  4. Using Level 1 Charger Outdoors

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I've seen a few posts from owners who have used their Level 1 charger outdoors, exposing it to rain, and then had problems with the unit. I've reviewed the labels, documentation and manuals for the charger, along with a search on the Internet, for any verification that the unit is supposed to...
  5. First EV plug-in @ New London's Water Street Garage!

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    According to the manager, who had pictures taken. Someone has to be first, so why not me! I had business in the area, so called the garage manager and explained about the Volt and L1 charging. Like many supportive but "low information" supporters, he was aware of L2 stations (and had wanted to...