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  1. Seat Heater when Preconditioning

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    My seat heaters NEVER are on when i precondition the car. There is a setting that appears for this that i have set to Yes, but makes no difference. What am i missing?
  2. Preconditioning method for in-garage use on 120v this winter w/o discharging battery

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I've been reading around a lot of threads here about preconditioning and haven't found an answer to this question: How can I get my DW's Volt preconditioned as warm as possible in our attached/insulated-but-not-heated garage without reducing the range (discharging the battery during...
  3. climate settings - saved or not

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi Guys- I know this has been brought up many times, but in my searches on this site, I still didn't find a clear answer. I ask for forgiveness in advance. *hands up in self defense* Sometimes my climate settings appear to be remembered (I get back in the car, it's still set to...
  4. Amber light after pre-conditioning

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hey guys and gals, The last two days, my charge light has gone to amber after (or while?) preconditioning. Yesterday, I came out to my car with the amber light on. Today, it preconditioned and light was blinking green. Then, when I opened the rear hatch door, it went to amber color (solid)...
  5. Precondition questions from a simpleton

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi Twp specific precondition questions for my 2013 Volt I have witnessed during a recent cold spell how rapidly heat drains power and i want to start preconditioning. - are there any safety concerns about starting the car while plugged in with the garage door closed? Id like to do a...
  6. Script to start the Volt

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    I've hacked together a small script to emulate the OnStar's remote start feature. The big advantage this has to what OnStar offers is that this can be configured (via Windows "Scheduled Tasks" feature) to run automatically at a set schedule. Because that was my intended purpose, it...
  7. 3 questions about pre-conditioning

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    This may not apply to everyone, but I'm getting a little lost in all the various charging options and pre-conditioning and am trying to figure all of this out. I'll lean on the actual experienced Volt owners (I've got experience, just not enough to be useful: 4 days and 300 miles, with 2 actual...
  8. Remote Start Best Practice

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    On a morning (50defg) I want to warm my car and cabin while still on power. While driving I find the Eco mode comfortable. Should I set the controls to Comfort level and higher temperature to gain the most boost on my remote start then remember to set them back when I start my driving? What...
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