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  1. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    Hi all, On a recent (and common) road trip for me, my 2018 Volt had dramatically reduced gas mileage (i.e. when using gas). I've taken this trip countless times in both my current Gen2 and my previous Gen1. The Gen2 usually had close to 40 mpg on this trip (gas only mpg), but this time it...
  2. AUSTRALIA
    "Hybrid Powertrain Control Module 2" HPCM2 software to increase time before low voltage / reduce power is engaged. It could be a serious issue in traffic for the minority of Volt owners who have developed battery problems. Mine is still amazing in summer time - even peaked 82Km estimated EV...
  3. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    One week after picking up my new 2015 Volt Premium from Carmax (where they said in writing that it had NO outstanding recalls), I had 2 of them taken care of at my local dealer. I brought it in because the MyChevrolet APP said that it had a Liftgate Strut Rod Detach #14274 recall. When I picked...
  4. 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...
  5. Nissan
    Nissan is recalling 46,859 electric cars to fix the brakes. The recall involves the 2013 to 2015 Nissan Leaf electric cars. The Leaf may have brake trouble in extremely cold weather. http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2016/03/13/nissan-recalls-46859-leaf-electric-cars-fix-brakes/81724366/
  6. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I just got a service email from my dealer saying there is a new recall. Has anyone had this done? Is it a firmware update for the nav system?: GM Program #: N150747 Date Issued: Dec 16, 2015 Program Title: SIRIUS XM TRAVEL LINK FEATURE AVAILABILITY Program Status: INCOMPLETE
  7. General Motors and General Automotive Topics
    So I took my Cadillac in for the GM recall on the faulty ignition switch. They needed both keys. When "the work" was finished I had the same keys but with an extra, lightweight circular wire coil added (the kind that connects the fob to the key) and a service invoice that had a page of text that...
  8. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Two months ago a front tire went flat so I called OnStar at 9:00 AM. After a completely wasted day of moronic tow companies not showing on time or not showing at all, I finally got my car out of the dealership at 5 PM with a bill about $40 more than every other local independent tire store...
  9. Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    I went to ELCO chevy out in Ballwin today to inquire about getting a new style charger. Mine is the one with the orange cord and the 12" pigtail. First they tried to tell me it wasn't under warranty, I had to point out the 8 yr 100,000 mile warranty the hybrid components. Then they never heard...
  10. Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    So, I took my 2012 Volt into the dealer for its 2nd oil change (35K miles) and tire rotation. The dealer told me that there are two warranty services needed. 1. The battery coolant check and 2. Power Module reprogramming. I have heard of the first one. In fact, it was addressed last year...
  11. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Got a postcard today for a recall on my 2012, anyone know what this is about?
  12. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Took my Chevy in for a service and as part of the service they fixed two recall items that required a software update. Now when I press and hold the unlock button on the remote the window no longer come down. GREAT!! Anyone else had this problem after this recall update? Update 1. Was to fix...
  13. Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Hello everyone. I had a very bad experience today with a local dealer today where I took my 2013 Volt for a repair and now I really need to vent out my experience. Here is a brief summary of what happened. 1. One of my park lamps got damage due to a rock or ice last week and called the dealer...
  14. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I was in for service on my heater this morning. They told me that a new recall had just come in for the inverter logic control module. It's a software update. He didn't have any other information. Just thought I'd share.
  15. Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    A RECALL? A total of FOUR Volts. Four? Whatever. Wait until Fox gets a hold of this... We can always count on The Detroit News for the very latest automotive news: http://www.detroitnews.com/article/20130627/AUTO0103/306270102/GM-recall-four-12-Volts?odyssey=mod|newswell|text|FRONTPAGE|s
  16. Hybrid and Electric Vehicle Competitors
    "Mitsubishi is recalling the i-MiEV electric car for brakes that may lose power assist, according to filings with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration." (read more...)
  17. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    This week vin #126 went in for a check engine light issue that had existed for over 2 months. The car was running fine and since I use the engine so little it was not a priority. I took it to Fox Chevrolet in Baltimore. I had one other service experience 8 months ago that was uneventful...
  18. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Just wondering how many other owners have had this done and how well did it go? I have to say that I don't like relying on my gas powered vehicles. It's amazing how without the volt you feel like you are buying gas every other day and when I'm "volting"gas stations become a nostalgic...
  19. Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I just got my Volt back after having the battery enhancement thing done. My clock was wrong, but that's the only thing I noticed. If my car lost the time, why did I not lose my radio presets? I thought that was strange. I'm not completely happy with the dealer though. They didn't seem to...
  20. Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    I had my volt #1569 in for a repair last week. This post is not about that but I will expand on that at the end. During the repair there was a recall made for the 120v charger that comes with the car. This repair was suppose to be included in the voluntary battery upgrade kit, but was left out...
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