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  1. Need a GM-sourced definition or list of "Voltec Components"

    Electrical Systems - Chevy Volt
    I need either a comprehensive list of all parts within a 2013 Volt that are defined (by GM) as "Voltec components" or a GM-created/approved definition of what constitutes a "Voltec Component". Does such a thing exist? Thank you!
  2. Is transmission bearing covered by Voltec warrantry?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I recently a transmission bearing in my 2012 Chevy Volt. The dealership said I am out of warrantry, so I paid out of pocket. Now I have my doubts, as I read in some places that "transmission" is considered part of voltec... Can someone clarify if "transmission m2 bearing" is covered by 8yrs/160k...
  3. Voltec warranty coverage for drive motor battery charger?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi Everyone, long time lurker, first time poster on the forum. I've enjoyed my 2013 Volt for many years and I have learned so much about my car from the great folks here, so thanks a ton! I'm hoping the experts here can answer a question I'm running into. Problem is that my Volt doesn't...
  4. 2012 Voltec Charger Pin Broken

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    Hi everyone, First time posting here - as this is the first time i've even had a problem with my 2012 Volt! Just recently my Voltec charger had a pin break off of the plug. I've now lost the pin altogether. I'm wondering what the best course of action would be. Is this something that a...
  5. VOLT, 2012: battery holding less and propulsion reduced failure while driving?

    Chevy Bolt EV Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs
    Initially I was going to post about the fact that my volt (despite no hilly terrain or cold weather here in florida) has significantly reduced charge after only 4 yrs of ownership and about 50000 miles. I created a video to show this decrease. I charged the battery all night on an L2, I start...
  6. Can anyone explain the Volte warranty coverage of "Brake Modulator Assembly"?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Can anyone explain the Volte warranty coverage of "Brake Modulator Assembly"? * Voltec warranty Hello, The dealer has just replaced both the Brake Pressure Modulator valve and the Electronic Brake Control Module ("all one piece" according to the dealer and both had to be replaced due to...
  7. Voltec Warranty Issue.

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So I just had my 2012 Volt at the dealer due to a "Service High Voltage Charging System" Error message, and I have to say i'm rather disappointed with the dealer and Chevy. First the car is at 90,006 Miles, and this is the second time in a year that the error appeared. First the dealer issue...
  8. Voltec Charger Died

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Well I have had my original Voltec charger installed by SPX when Chevy first announced who they would use. Well I have been through 2 Volts, and finishing up a lease on my BMW i3 REX. My charger died. No lights no resetting worked. Just decided to sh#$ the bed for better choice of words...
  9. Another Voltec Level 1 EVSE Warramty Question

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    I bought a certified pre-owned 2012 Chevy Volt 9 months ago and have driven it 10K wonderful miles. A few nights ago, while my Volt was charging, the car started honking. I looked out in the garage and noticed the smell of burning plastic. The charger was really hot and when I unplugged the...
  10. Voltec 240V EVSE failure

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Chevy Volt
    I am not an active Facebook or other Social Media participant, but at this point I am so frustrated with GM that I am turning to these forums to find a solution. I am baffled by the attitude I recently encountered while dealing with my local GM dealer (Simi Valley Chevrolet), GM corporate...
  11. Dryer Buddy – 240v outlet splitter for EV charging station for sale

    For Sale
    Dryer Buddy Plus #4 Custom 30A 2-way switcher, 10-30 to 10-30 & 14-50 outlets Many people have asked me for a 2-way switcher version of the Dryer Buddy #4 so only one item can be powered at a time, I have built a few of these upon special request. I'm now offering it. Dryer Buddy Plus #4...
  12. L1 Voltec dual flashing red lights

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I bought my used 2012 Volt about 2 months ago. It would charge fine on the L1 Voltec that came with the car. After a couple of weeks the charging started to fail and after reading threads here, I discovered that the old extension cord and outlet were hot. I switched out the cord with a nice...
  13. Why doesn't GM spread the VOLTEC-System over a wider range of cars?

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    Any thoughts?
  14. Cash Value of a Dead L1 Voltec Charger/EVSE?

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Is there any cash value to a dead L1 Voltec EVSE (2d generation 'improved' Lear model with orange cord, black pigtail, and orange amp button)? The POS unexpectedly just died on me and I need to know what to do with it. Does it have any value on ebay, for parts? (How much?) Will municipal...
  15. Voltec 240v charger - light B flashing red

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Has anyone had this happen? I got a text that charging was interrupted and the right light would flash red then it would click back to green for a second then go back flashing red again. It's been raining all day - do you think the charger isn't waterproof enough? It's mounted on the side of...
  16. Charging problmes when using off-peak electiricty supply

    Newcomers to GM-VOLT.COM (See here for FAQs)
    We have been charging and using our Volt fine for 18 months in Canberra Australia. It is a great car and we only wish there were more people who recognized how good they are. Recently our electricity supplier has offered a new low cost off-peak rate just for electric cars. We decided to take...
  17. Voltec EVSE seems like its failing, CSR solution, use my credit card extended warenty

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Not sure what to do next. I have a 1.9 year old Voltec that worked fine for this time, but now I'm experiencing what seems like intermittant connection. I hear the double chirp of the horn randomly at night and then sometimes i'll get a disconnect alert via sms. The strange thing is that it only...
  18. Voltec Level 1 Charging Cord Getting Very Hot!

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    My wife and I are have been charging our 2012 Volt at our respective workplaces for the last 18 months (same plugs) with the Voltec Level 1 charger that came with the car. Last week, my wife noticed the cord that plugs into the wall was very hot to the touch. This had never happened before...
  19. SPX Voltec Charger Died

    Chevy Volt Accessories and Modifications
    When I got out to the garage this morning, I did not see the familiar green light blinking on the dash of the Volt. I thought perhaps I forgot to plug it in last night. No... it's plugged in. I look at the Voltec charger and do not see the two green lights. No red lights, no blinking...
  20. SPX Voltec 240V Charger Troubleshooting?

    Electric Vehicle Batteries & Plug-In Charging
    First of all, I'd like to whole-heartedly thank and recognize all of you running and contributing to this site. I have been following the Volt since very early in its inception, and a lot of my information throughout the years has come from this site (even though I didn't join the forum until...