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  1. Fixing a Water-Damaged Engine

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I recently got caught in a flash flood and quickly found water coming over my hood for a couple hundred feet. The battery was not charged so I was driving with the gas engine only. The gas engine immediately shut down and the reserve battery engine kicked on so I could get to high ground. I...
  2. How to lock car and then do watersports? (salt water)

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    Is there a good solution to leaving the Volt and going surfing/kiteboarding/windsurfing/swimming? Is there some take-with-you hard key solution beyond hiding a fob without a battery in/on the car and then going thru some gymnastics to start the car? The fob could be put in a plastic bag and...
  3. Flooded parking spot...concerned about water damage????

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    We had a storm this afternoon and the drain near my parking spot backed up causing it to be flooded. How deep can the Volt be parked in water like this before there is a concern about damage. In this case the water was deepest in the front of the vehicle. It doesn't appear it made it high...