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  1. Service keyless start system after body work

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    After getting body work done that required installing some new body panels, my 2016 Volt displayed a “Service: Keyless Start System” error. The remote works, but the buttons on the door handles don’t work, or at least they don’t register the presence of the fob. We also noticed that the...
  2. 2019 Garage Door Opener

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Gen2 Volt
    Hi. I have a brand new 2019 Volt LT that I have had for a few months. I can not for the life of me figure out how I can/or if I am able to contact my garage door opener to the car? Some new cars have a button one can push within the car to automatically open the garage door. Am I able to do...
  3. Program 2011 remote key fob for use in 2013 Volt

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    Greetings fellow Volt owners. I was a very early Volt adopter, purchased #639. I bought and programmed an extra key fob for it. The car was totaled a couple of months ago and I got a good deal on a 2013 as its replacement. I now want to use the extra 2011 key fob with the 2013. I've followed...
  4. Upgrade to "New" Style Cadillac Key Fob?

    Cadillac ELR Accessories and Modifications
    Has anyone tried programming the "new" style Cadillac key fob to the 2016 ELR? The key fobs that come with the current Cadillacs (ATS, CTS, XTS, etc.) are more substantial feeling and nicer looking than the older ones that come with the ELR, so I'm just curious to know if they use the same...
  5. Volt thinks a remote is still in car . . .

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Today after I arrived at work and turned off the car, my Volt started beeping and the lights will not turn off. The message I get is: "Remote Left in Vehicle," or something to that effect. Both of the remotes have been accounted for (one is in my pocket and the other 8 miles away)...
  6. 2011 remote key fob replacement rubber pad?

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    The rubber switch-button cover of my 2011 remote is starting to fall apart. Electrically and mechanically it's fine other than that. Is the rubber pad available as a replacement part? I suspect that it is functionally the same as any recent GM 5-button unit but the 2011 Volt has a plug icon on...
  7. Stuck in Paradise

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    A tale of woe that hopefully someone else can learn from. I took my grandson and (adult) daughter to the beach in Port Aransas, about 230 miles from home. We were ready to return home on the second day. I don't like leaving my car key in a bag of stuff on the beach since it's so easy for...
  8. Remote pore window opener stopped working after software update

    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...
  9. 2012 Programming a used FOB

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    With old and new fobs inside car Car off Fob batteries fresh Turned door lock key five times (heard clicks) Got "Ready for Remote 3" on dash Inserted fob's key in hole Pushed POWER for 2+ seconds Nothing... nothing... After 20 sec or so the "Ready" disappeared - blank display Tried this with...
  10. Car can be Driven Without Remote Dongle ??

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I dropped my Wife off at the mail box with the dongle remote for the Volt in her pocket. I was able to continue driving up the driveway without the dongle. When I tried to turn the car off after parking in the garage it displayed the no remote detected error. I pushed the start button again and...
  11. WTB remote (fob) for 2012...

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I lost my spare remote, and when searching online came up with $69 with programming instructions. Does anyone here have an extra remote they'd like to sell at a better price? Thanks -- resp to [email protected]
  12. Can hackers control the Volt?

    Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    I didn't post this in the Fox news thread because the article appears to have a bit more veracity. This story is about a local Seattle company that has figured out how to hack into the Prius and Ford Explorer computer systems. They have demonstrated that once in, they can control the car. How...
  13. Remote Pre-Conditioning on non-US Volt/Ampera

    Software & Programming/Code - Chevy Volt
    Is there an ability to communicate with the Volt/Ampera where OnStar is not available - Mobile App/Web site/etc? Is all this functionality only provided via OnStar?
  14. How can I open the windows remotely?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I think I've read here that the windows on the Volt can be opened using the Onstar RemoteLink App from an iPhone of similar device. Is this true? :confused: The only options I see on mine are 'Lock', 'Unlock', 'Remote Start', 'Cancel Start' and 'Horns & Lights.' Thanks in advance.
  15. Key Fob / Remote Stopped Working Temporarily

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I came out of the movie theater and tried to demonstrate to my friend how I can remote start my car. The car was unresponsive, even from a few feet away. Even the unlock/lock buttons didn't work. I almost freaked out, and then remembered to pop out the manual key. I opened my door and tried...