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    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    here's the thing. I found an old gauge meter that I used to connect to the OBDII port in my older cars to measure ECT, RPM, Oil pressure, BATT, and some other things. so I decided to plug it in to my '17 Volt an IT WORKS. the thing that I notice is that the oil pressure is obiuosly cero when...
  2. 2016 Volt Premier Oil Filter Question - Mobil 1 or what?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hi all, i'm new here. Just bought a used 2016 volt with 3300 miles on it. It was registered to GM Manufacturer title so i'm not sure if it was a loner exec. car or what but they didn't drive it much and it was in perfect condition. Anyway, I am looking at oil filter options and they look rather...
  3. Oil Life at 97% from 378 EV only miles?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I noticed my "Oil Life" percentage going down (OnStar RemoteLink app) from driving purely EV miles since I got the car. Is this something I should expect when driving EV only miles or is it something I should mention to the service department? The rate of decrease implies 12,600 miles to 0%...
  4. We Love Big Oil

    Totally Off-Topic
    Love, it's a nice feeling:
  5. Clueless Service Department

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Received a letter today from Pohanka Chevrolet service department that my almost 4 month old Volt is due for an oil change. Seriously, I have 98% oil life remaining. Here is the literal quote from the letter. Boy, I'm really overdue, I just hit 6,000 on the odometer today! Now I realize...
  6. Sobering oil shale production article...

    Politics, Finance, and Environment
    Of course this will bode well for the Volt in due time.... MrEnergyCzar
  7. Yet another reason to get a Volt....

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I was surprised this news aired in the states. It's nothing new for those who follow global oil production but another reason to get a Volt... MrEnergyCzar
  8. Are Magnetic Oil Drain Plugs Helpful for Long Engine Life

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Recently when reviewing some equipment standards for a client, I noticed the requirement for a magnetic filter in the lube oil system. That made me think that a similar treatment of my Volt's lubrication system may pay off. With the high compression ratio of the Volt engine, any piston or ring...
  9. Volt Final Big Step Weaning Off Oil......

    Totally Off-Topic
    It's been several years now converting my home to a net-zero solar home to the point of having a surplus of electricity on an annual basis to power my Volt. I should get about 5,000 miles of electric fuel each year with this annual surplus. It's hard to believe I'll actually have the Volt this...