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  1. Generation 1 Chevy 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...
  2. Generation 1 Chevy 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...
  3. Generation 1 Chevy 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. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen 1 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...
  5. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen 1 Volt
    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...
  6. Generation 1 Chevy 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. Generation 1 Chevy 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...
  8. Generation 1 Chevy 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...
  9. Generation 1 Chevy 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...
  10. ? Buying, Selling, Tax Credit, Fees - 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...
  11. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen 1 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...
  12. Newcomers, Owner Stories, FAQs
    My name is Robert. I am new to the GM-Volt Forum. I own a 2012 Volt, which I purchased used from a dealership after it had just returned from a lease. I have owned it for over two years now. I purchased the extended warranty, which expired just 49 days ago. I love my car and have been happy...
  13. Use, Care & Maintenance - Gen 1 Chevy Volt
    I believe my 2013 Volt is the CA, NY version. Does the extended Voltec/battery warranty (10 yr-150K miles) apply only to NY or CA residents by a CA, NY dealer or any dealer? Does the warranty apply if the car was purchased outside of NY, CA and is now in NY? How can I know for sure if the car...
  14. Use, Care & Maintenance - Gen 1 Chevy Volt
    My 2014 Volt's heater stopped working. I finally had a chance to take it in to the dealer to service the oil and rotate tires and take a look. 3 days later, they call to tell me the following "Suspect Coolant heater Auxiliary Pump impller is freewheeling on pump shaft. Reco replace pump"...
  15. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen 1 Volt
    Today is Dec 19th. One week ago I had routine preventative service on my 2014 Volt. It has about 35K miles on it. Today the "Service High Voltage Charging System" light came on at 2PM PST. OnStar says codes are P1E00, P1FFE, P1FFF. I looked under the hood and the Battery Coolant is...
  16. Use, Care & Maintenance - Gen 1 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...
  17. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen 1 Volt
    My 2012 Volt with 51K miles is getting the center stack replaced because my Drive Mode button has failed. It was a long slow failure where it worked intermittently for about a year until it finally completely failed. It is going to cost about $700 including labor at my local Chevy dealership. I...
  18. Generation 2 Chevy Volt (2016-2020)
    Hello all. Longtime lurker who's appreciated all of the great information being shared on these forums. I'm looking at purchasing a 2016 from CA, but live and will be driving it on the east coast. I was reviewing the manual and came upon this section on fuel requirements. I will need to run...
  19. Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Gen 1 Volt
    Hey everyone! So I went to drive my Volt (2012, 47,000 miles) this morning around 10am and all was fine. Had it sitting in my garage for about 4 hours, went to drive it, and the message came up "Service High Voltage Charging System." I had not been expecting this so I turned the car off/on and...
  20. Generation 1 Chevy Volt (2011-2015)
    I'm shopping around for warranties and ran into this company called Forever Car. Has anyone here had any experience with them? Their warranty seems pretty good but I can't find a whole lot of reviews about them. I'm getting a quote for 48 month 100k miles (total, not extra) for less than $2,300...
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