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  1. Advice needed re '14 Volt - dealer refusing L1 EVSE replace under Voltec

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hi -- I have a 2014 Volt and the L1 EVSE just shorted out yesterday. It tripped the gfci outlet it was plugged into and when I reset it and tried again, the EVSE made a severe buzzing noise and the red light is now blinking. It did the same thing on other outlets too. I took the car to the...
  2. Pre-B2B-Warranty-Expiration Issues/Questions

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen2 Volt
    Hi All, Long-time lurker, second-time contributor here. On 3/22/17 I bought a new 2017 Volt Premier with every option except some overpriced wheels and the lighted charge port. I even paid an extra $1K for the Iridescent Pearl Tricoat, a color I’ve always lusted after. (Now Tesla’s trying to...
  3. 2017 Is this code covered under warranty?

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Gen2 Volt
    I ran my own codes on my '17 Volt and got U1510. To my understanding, this is an active grille shutter issue. My Volt currently has 38k miles and therefore the bumper to bumper is expired but everything else (drivetrain, PZEV emissions, emissions, voltec, powertrain, emissions select state, and...
  4. "Engine Unavailable" error & no help from Chevy to cover Transmission repair

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    "Engine Unavailable" error & no help from Chevy to cover Transmission repair What up fellow Volt owners: I'm frustrated, sad, and looking for any last glimmer or hope or even just a place to vent. I purchased my 2012 volt from a dealer here in CA just three years ago at about 70,000 miles...
  5. 7-year Extended Warranty Quote

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Received a quote from my dealer for $3,432 (payable over 24 mos.) for 7 years of covering all repairs to my 2019 Premier Volt except for things having to do with brakes, tires, batteries, or anything covered by my regular insurance policy. Warranty coverage provided by Zurich. Any advice...
  6. ELR warranty

    Cadillac ELR Owners Forum
    trying to post again: new ELR owner having just traded my '13 Volt with 29k for a '14 ELR with 28k. Volt continued to offer 35 mile range whereas ELR is only showing 25 on full charge. is this an indication of a failing battery pack? relative to warranty, the car was originally sold and title...
  7. 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!
  8. Anything I should have checked before bumper to bumper expires?

    Care, Maintenance & Service - Gen2 Volt
    Hi- some quick background. I bought my first Volt in 2015 - a lightly used lease return 2013 Gen1. Loved it so much that my wife took it over and I bought a second 2013 for myself. Yesterday I sold my 2013 and purchased a one owner 2017 Premier with 35,850 miles on it. So I'm new to Gen2s and...
  9. Wheel bearing failure - 2017 Volt, 34k miles - Warranty item?

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Hey gang, I looked around on the forum and couldn't find anything specific to whether this failure would be a warranty item GM would fix as it is still under the 36/36,000 bumper to bumper warranty. I believe this would be something they would fix because to my understanding, GM fixes...
  10. 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...
  11. Had dealer issue with "Reduced Propulsion" error, then received this in mail

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Had dealer issue with "Reduced Propulsion" error, then received this in mail Okay guys, long story short. We had "reduced propulsion" issues with car, brought to local dealer. Gave me and explanation that the issue was a faulty 12v battery. Not under warranty. So, I replaced for $150 with...
  12. 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...
  13. EVSE repair? Flashes Red Light 3x - 2013 Volt

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Hi - After a number of glorious years, my stock EVSE stopped working. The top light turns green and the bottom light flashes red three times, pauses, and then flashes red three times again. Rinse, repeat. I've tried different outlets with the same outcome. I took it to a dealership who...
  14. Help

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    My Volt 2012 with ~ 120K miles broke down last week on the road. Got the bad news from the dealer today: Stating that the transmission needs to be replaced and costs about ~7,000.00 Almost the value of the car. Car was 5 weeks ago in for oil change and checkup. Nothing unusual regarding the...
  15. 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...
  16. Dangerously low brake fluid and brake pressure modulator failure :(

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Hello all, I noticed a long trail of fluid and extremely low brake fluid levels. Long story short my 2013 Volt with 60,000 miles had a premature failure of the Brake Pressure Modulator Valve. A $2000 repair :mad: After a sour and disappointing dealer experience with Home Motors in Santa...
  17. Charge cord caused an electrical fire? GM won't help

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    So, I have a 2012 Volt. I charge it using the 120 charger that comes with the car, plugged into a dedicated socket that is brand new in a brand new garage, and the breaker is a higher capacity breaker (according to electrician. And it looks bigger.)Brought the car into the dealership because a...
  18. 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...
  19. "Fixing" things after delivery - a 18 month old "new" Volt

    Buying, Leasing & Selling - Chevy Volt
    Bought a new 2107 Volt Premier on Halloween (Monday) - the last day of a $1500 GM rebate on this specific VIN (different dealers had different VINs subject to same rebate). The short part of the story... The dealership is in the middle of a road construction project, so every car on the lot...
  20. Passenger side power window will not go up

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    This morning the passenger side window will not roll up. It makes some click noise but the window glass can only go down. It is going to rain. My question is if I should send it to the dealer. They want $160 just to take a look. The car has 38K miles and 2.5 years into a 3 year lease. It was...
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