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    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    My Volt 2012 with ~ 120K miles broke down last week on the road. Got the bad news from the dealer today: Stating that the transmission needs to be replaced and costs about ~7,000.00 Almost the value of the car. Car was 5 weeks ago in for oil change and checkup. Nothing unusual regarding the...
  2. Loss of Propulsion pwer shirft to park while in the fast lane on a highway!

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    Driving to Charleston yesterday with my family inn the car, in the fast lane on the highway with a semi behind us and cars all around. Car starts making warning bell sounds, loses power and is telling u to shift into park.....very scary. Thank god we were able to pull over but NOT in a good...
  3. While Driving 55 mph... Action Required Shift to park (hybrid propulsion system fail)

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    I was driving and all of the sudden I was unable to accelerate. The console chimed and said required action shift to park. I stopped the car (luckily I was in a place to do so since I was unable to accelerate). The car then would do nothing. The engine light was on, the car had power (I had...
  4. Looking for a used Chevy Spark EV propulsion motor

    Propulsion Systems - Spark EV
    Hello Chevy EV Fellows, I am new to this forum, and need help. I am looking for a used Spark EV propulsion motor, for a project. So far all Chevy dealers quote me a price of $11,765 for a new motor, which seems very high for a $25k car. I searched web, ebay, called a few junk yards, but had...
  5. Check Engine Light and Propulsion Power is Reduced

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    2012 Volt - Check Engine Light and Propulsion Power is Reduced For about the sixth or seventh time in the past year, charging was interrupted and the check engine light appeared in our 2012 Volt. On the drive home, my wife connected to OnStar and they advised of two error codes: P1E98 - High...
  6. #1219 Same problem as "#126 Died in Baltimore"

    Mechanical Systems - Chevy Volt
    While driving in Extended Mode (gas) when the following events happened: I had just exited the highway and was about two miles from home,when the display read, PROPULSION POWER IS REDUCED, engine malfunction light came on, as well as the msg, "LOW" next to the fuel gauge. However, I still had 4...
  7. Volt Propulsion System Named a 'Ward's 10 Best Engine'

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    article link here Chevrolet Volt Propulsion System Named a 'Ward's 10 Best Engine' Ward's AutoWorld Says Voltec Helps Create 'an electric vehicle with true mass appeal' PONTIAC, Mich., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The propulsion system on the 2011 Chevrolet Volt, the industry's only electric...