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  1. DIC problem - No tire pressure read out and FM goes to "88" and AM goes to "530"

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    DIC problem - No tire pressure read out and FM goes to "88" and AM goes to "530" Bought new 2018 Volt in Sept. About 10,500 miles. This started about a week ago. Took it into the dealer early AM, got free loaner car - end of day -- they are online with GM and don't know what's up. These things...
  2. 2019 Infotainment 3 -- questions

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows the answers to these questions that I had. Nothing super critical, but the manual doesn't explain well and I called GM Infotainment and they were not able to answer. 1) How do you store favorites to your phones' artists/albums/songs/playlists/podcasts. The...
  3. Looking for GVIF Cable

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    Hey guys! I'm looking to source the GVIF cable found in the schematic below: I know the connector is made by JAE and I'm pretty sure it's the MX38 Series found below: http://www.jae.com/jccom/en/connectors/detail/MX38 I can't find it anywhere. I can find right angle PCB connectors, but I...
  4. Strange delay in response to radio / entertainment unit control inputs

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I would appreciate some advice / experience with a strange problem that I'm having with the center entertainment / navigation / display unit in my MY 2013 Volt. The car has navigation and Bose sound. Everything had been working fine until 2 weeks ago. Now the central unit responds very slowly...
  5. USB music stick malfunction

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Since I bought my 2013 (two years ago) I’ve used the same USB stick which contained all my music. A few times I’ve re-synced the stick with my PC as I’ve updated my collection. I use Windows Media Player 12 (Win 10) to transfer the music files and SyncPlaylist to sync the playlists (playlists...
  6. '17 Premier: 17-Month Ownership Update

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Took delivery in early July 2016, and besides a couple of software updates, I've experienced three issues all covered under warranty over the 24k miles I've driven. The 12-volt battery died. This was the worst problem because it wouldn't start and had to be flatbedded to dealer. Then, the...
  7. FM radio can tune only to odd frequencies (such as 101.9 FM)

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I bought my Volt 2014 from USA and found a strange glitch in the radio: I can tune to odd frequencies (such as 101.9 FM), but cannot tune to even ones (such as 101.8 FM). The problem is that most FM stations have even frequencies, and I cannot listen them. Please help me to fix this.
  8. For Radio settings, cannot Manage Favorites when Number of Favorites Shown > 15

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    Just wondering if anyone else has tried this, and if it worked for you: For my 2017 Volt LT, I have "Number of Favorites Shown" = 35 (under Radio settings). If I select "Manage Settings" to rearrange the favorites, it shows the first 15 favorites. I am unable to navigate to the next screen of...
  9. Radio preset 11-15 not accepting setting

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I can set my first 10 radio presets but I cant for 11 to 15 (3rd row). Any suggestions? - 2017 Gen 2
  10. 2015 Non Bose Upgrade

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I have always had something other than a stock radio so I simply couldn’t stand the Non Bose stock deal any longer. First thing I did was add an 8” powered Bazooka and tapped off of the rear passenger speaker wires at the post. For power I added an inline fuse to the existing fuse block on...
  11. Radio muted by false "Active call" (2017 Volt)

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    Frequently my radio gets muted and I am unable to unmute it. A message indicates an active phone call yet my phone is off. I try the 'End' call button to no avail. I end up having to call my phone from another phone, accept the call then hang up. ...the my radio gets un-muted. What a pain!
  12. 2012, not impressed with the stereo quality.

    Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    Have had the 2012 Volt since Feb and am totally not impressed with the stereo. My other car is a 2003 Monte Carlo with the stereo up grade and I guess I am spoiled but this unit is poor quality. The high tones are way to "bright" and even with the high turned off and the mid set low it is...
  13. Iphone, Emails and the radio Crazy Issue

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    For some reason I suddenly have an issue with my BT connected Iphone 6 plus interrupting the radio as if a phone call is incoming. I get the handset image and the option list to hangup, transfer to handset etc. It only comes up for a moment but every single received email interrupts the radio...
  14. XM Radio Is On, but no sound. Stays on when car is off, but grayed out, HELP!

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    My son accidentally pressed the red SOS OnStar Button today. After that, it seems that our radio will not work. The screen is on and actually stays on after the car is off. You can't hear anything through the radio and when you try to press buttons on the menu,everything seems greyed out. I...
  15. Strange center stack behavior

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Lately, when I first get in the car (2013 with factory nav) and am fiddling with the center stack (usually on XM, but sometimes on radio or playing from a flash drive), turning the volume control knob (the lower knob) changes the channel/station/song, rather than changing the volume. Very...
  16. Dashboard camera causes FM Radio Static?

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    Costco has been selling the Cobra CDR 840 dashboard camera for a decent price. I picked one up last weekend and installed it in my 2013 Volt with the base radio. The camera works well overall, but it's causing interference on the FM radio channels that I listen to. I first noticed the problem...
  17. Adding low level line output (RCA out) to the stock non Bose head unit

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    Not many post here yet but i think some of you guys will find interesting this mod. I have a Chevy volt since 2014 and i searched so many times about RCA output on this forum and others without succes. Look like everybody that want like me to install a high end audio system in this car are...
  18. 2013 Radio iPhone woes

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I've been dealing with iPhone/radio issues since I got my 2013 in Sept. 2012. I worked with infotainment for over a month and the only solution was to get a 2014 or newer car :( Basically when I pair the phone, and try to use Siri to play music, sometimes it works, sometimes the radio hangs...
  19. Headlight/AC/Windows How much do they Use?

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Has anyone done some analysis on how much energy different aspects/features use? I am curious on everything but some key aspects are headlight, windows, radio, AC, Heat, I know that the last two are big hitters but I am just curious how much energy on average they will use. Any form of...
  20. Radio Powered off, could the car be next

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I was driving down the road and the radio randomly went totally blank. I hit the power button a couple of times then the background and music came on like when you initially get in the car. I thought is was odd and was a little afraid... what if the car randomly turned off. Not sure if the...
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