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  1. DIY radiator replacement in my 2013 Volt

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    While road tripping this weekend I hit an animal. Poor guy went right through my lower grill and damaged my aux/battery radiator. The next morning my battery coolant reservoir was empty but engine and electronics reservoirs were still full, so I limped home on HOLD mode and didn't get any codes...
  2. Strange Radiator Failure

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Unfortunately, my Volt ownership may only have lasted a week. Could use some advice from those more familiar with the engineering of the car. I purchased a 2012 Volt from a local dealer here in Georgia. The car had a clean Car Fax report and 18k miles on it. It test drove well and I saw no...
  3. The 2,800.00 rock

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Pulling out onto Lawerence Expressway Friday afternoon 2012 Volt goes no faster than 15mph with petal to the floor. Full charge on battery and 1/2 tank of gas. Ride the shoulder to Kifer and find a parking lot. Call OnStar. They can't get diags from the volt. Arrange a tow to Momentum Chevy...
  4. My $12 Air Intake Rock Screen

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    I thought I'd post a possible solution for those interested in a screen for the radiator air intake. The hexagonal holes in the stainless steel screen I used are 5/16" high by 3/8" wide. The screen may stop some rocks and pebbles, or at least slow them down enough to hopefully prevent a radiator...
  5. Cracked Radiator Core

    Li-Ion Battery, Charging, Mgmt System - Chevy Volt
    Took my Volt in for the customer satisfaction campaigns this morning, and stopped by at the end of the day to check on the progress. While I was expecting to get my car back later tomorrow, I found out that it will probably be Friday. Apparently while doing the cooling system work, the...