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  1. m6413 off-board programming detected

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    Hi folks I am attempting to reprogram the 14 volt inverter module in my 2011 volt(APM). I subscribed for SPS programming from Acdelco and am using an MDI interface. The programming always terminates with the error "m6413 off-board programming detected" I notice this is the same error i get...
  2. Is there a recommended inexpensive OBDII reader and iPhone app combo for error codes?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi all, I have had the engine light come on a couple times intermittently. I'd like to read the code and roughly know what is wrong. I currently have an ELM 327 OBDII reader that transmits via wi-fi to my iPhone where I have the Piston app. I want to make sure I plug the reader in in the...
  3. Verify/Check battery capacity on a CPO 2012 Volt

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I am planning on purchasing a Volt and asked the dealer to give me any information about the battery health. I have the entire set of info in the following link: "" This is the global diagnostic system 2 data display. I am not savvy...
  4. Drive a Volt in Mario Kart!

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    My kid likes to play with computers. A while back he (and a couple of friends) won a hacking competition by rerouting the OBD2 port in a Honda CR-V to a Nintendo64 emulator and playing Mario Kart, using the CR-V's steering wheel, accelerator, and brakes. When he came home for Easter I made him...
  5. Where is the passenger's side OBD2 port?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I found the driver's side OBD2 port, but I understand there's supposed to be one on the passenger's side which I can't find. Image searches online haven't turned up anything.
  6. OBD2 Reader = Scanner = DTC's

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    We have all seen many posts on this forum about obd2 readers, leaving them connected to the OBD2 port and gaining all kinds of information from the Volt. What I cannot find is this : Is there an OBD2 reader or scanner I can purchase that will give me the same info that OnStar can give me when...
  7. OBD2 (OBDII, OBD II ) Device FAQ

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    OBD2 (a.k.a., OBDII, OBD II ) devices can be used to monitor the Volt's operation, clear codes, reduce insurance costs and....cause problems. Insurance Company Dongles Will plugging the device into my Volt cause problems? Workarounds for OBD2 Problems GM Policy on OBD2 Devices GM OBD2 Details...
  8. OBDII Y-Cable

    Software & Programming/Code - Chevy Volt
    As we don't have OnStar in OZ, would it be possible to use an OBDII Y-Cable to connect both of these devices to work simultaneously? (1) The OVMS project for the Volt/Ampera (Similar functionality to OnStar app) :cool:
  9. Program to record data from a cheap OBD2 scanner

    Software & Programming/Code - Chevy Volt
    Last year, I spent about $30 for an OBD2 scanner, not sure of what (if anything) I would be able to do with it. Needless to say, I have been quite impressed! With it, I was able to access the primary high speed GMLAN bus using DWCAN at 500kbps (but not the high speed chassis expansion bus or...