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  1. Gen 2 remote "start" ???

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    On our 2012 Volt I kept OnStar for a while - and actually used it three times. The first time was when I accidentally locked myself out of the car but had my cellphone at hand. The second time was for navigation, to impress a passenger (though my phone and the car's GPS could have done the job)...
  2. No electric cabin heat except when remote started

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I have a 2012 Volt and the electric cabin heat doesn't seem to work most days UNLESS I remote start/remote condition the car. It doesn't seem to matter if it is plugged in or not when I remote start, as long as I remote start it for a few minutes, the heat will work. I've seen people post...
  3. Check Engine (Malfunction Indicator) Light and no Remote Start

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    My Volt has 62 miles on it. Two days ago the Check Engine Light lit up and has stayed on. I find I am able to drive without any problems, the only issue is I cannot remote start. On the key fob I press Lock and then Start (holding it down until the lights flash, which they do) but there is a...
  4. OnStar Charging Complete Notification and Remote Starts

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi all, I was wondering if there was a way to set up the OnStar RemoteLink app to notify me when my car is done charging after doing a remote start with the vehicle plugged in. I use Level 1 charging (I rent from in a condominium complex so installing a Level 2 station is not possible for me...
  5. 2012 Chevy Volt remote starting on its own

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    For the past couple of days, my 2012 Volt has been remote starting on its own. I will arrive to my destination, lock the car, and it will proceed to go through 2 remote start cycles. This will repeat everytime I get back in the car and go someplace else. OnStar says it is a hardware issue...
  6. Remote Start and charge scheduling via ODBII?

    Software & Programming/Code - Chevy Volt
    Is it possible to do a remote start and schedule a delayed start with an ODBII device, like http://www.scantool.net/obdlink-mxwf.html?gclid=CKLCvKGp0MICFaGPMgodnDQAXA ? These are the only two features I'd use OnStar for, and I haven't had any luck with OnStar doing anything useful yet.
  7. Cold air not directed to dash vents when using remote-start to pre-cool interior

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Hi, this is my first post and the first problem I've had with my 2014 Volt since buying it in November, 2013. I live in Miami, FL and therefore it is really hot outside from May - October. Since we are now in the hot season, I've started to use the remote-start feature to cool the interior of...
  8. Why was the ICE running on a Volt plugged into a 240 charger?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Pulled my 2012 into one of the 8 charging stations at the San Jose Airport lot 5 yesterday at 4:30am temp was 41. Next to me was a 2013 plugged into a charger with its engine running and no one around. It shut off while i was walking to the terminal. By the look of the condensation from the...
  9. onstar app should have climate control

    Suggestions for GM - Chevy Volt
    Wouldn't it be better if you didn't have to remember to set your heat on high every night? it seems easy enough to make an app built into the OnStar app to adjust your climate settings, thanks GM for making such a great car.
  10. Miscellaneous Issues -

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I have a few issues that I am trying to work thru on my 2013 Volt - Service Parking Brake: I have been getting a "service parking brake" message.. It turns off, however, as soon as I release the parking brake. WHen I did a diagnostics check with Onstar, they turned up nothing. Does...
  11. Remote Start- Then Disconnecting Charger

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Perhaps this information was already covered somewhere in this forum, but I can't seem to find it. I also checked the owner's manual and it is not clear there either. Let's say I have the Volt hooked-up to a 220V charger, then do a remote start to cool the cabin. What steps do you take when you...
  12. (VIDEO) Chevy Volt Remote Start / Preheat Cabin - How To - HD

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I didn't see in the manual any tips on how to EFFECTIVELY preheat the cabin of your chevy Volt so after some experimentation I found what works really good and what doesn't. Just thought I'd share for the other Volt owners. FYI I'm currently at 155 miles per gallon shot with a Sony NEX-FS100...
  13. 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...
  14. Graph of data points from a remote start

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I'm playing around with my DashDAQ and I like many are curious about pre-conditioning (remote start), charging and really any number of other things on the car really. Since it's getting cold and there are alot of questions in the area of pre-conditioning in particular I thought I'd post a...
  15. Remote Start?

    VOLT Consumer Advisory Board (CAB) Archive Only
    I thought that "remote start" just meant that the electrically-powered A/C or heat would come on while the Volt was still plugged in. The owner's manual, however, seems to suggest that the gasoline engine could start up under some conditions. Is this true? I didn't see anything about an...
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