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  1. 9.4 kwh used (on 10 celsius) from 10.2 (30 celsius)

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    Since this autumn, I don't know for shore if the weather is the reason but my Ampera ICE start to kick in on 9.4khw used or even lower, but in the summer I get 10.2, even 10.5 once. I try to fully discharge and fully charge over night for last week in hope to reset maybe the computer but no...
  2. Northeast temps with the Volt 2

    Generation 2 Volt (2016-2020)
    I'm from Michigan and I have the 2014 Volt and I'm very back and forth in getting the Bolt or the new Volt My main question is I know how the weather affects my Volt I'm averaging around 42-45 electric miles right now.. Granted I don't believe in using heat I'm what you would call a "Polar...
  3. Weather app?

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I noticed in the recent ArsTechinca Volt video and in this Verge article http://www.theverge.com/2015/10/31/9647204/gm-phil-abram-infotainment-carplay-android-auto-interview a Weather app icon in the infotainment system. I don't see that icon in my new 2016 Volt. Does anyone know what the...
  4. Weather Alerts from a different state

    Problems, Driver Warnings or DTCs - Chevy Volt
    I ended up buying a 2014. I couldn't justify waiting around for the 2016s with the price I got on my '14. I've really enjoyed the car so far, but I've run into a minor annoyance. I bought my car in Illinois, near Chicago. I am constantly getting weather alerts / warnings for the Chicago area at...
  5. New Volt owner how to lower engine temp

    Chevy Volt General Discussion, News, and Events
    I'm picking up my new Volt today and well this Michigan weather is very very cold... My question to everyone is how do you lower the engine temp so that in cold weather the gas engine wont kick on only the battery will start? Thanks Mike!!
  6. Home outdoor charging station

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I am considering buying a Volt but one thing holding me back is that I do not have a garage. My home charging station would have to be outdoors subject to the weather. I live in the San Francisco Bay area so I don't have to worry about blizzards but we do get some pretty good rain storms. I...
  7. Live Test: Soaking Wet Charging Plug

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Since we bought it in January, we've kept our Volt parked outside, with the plug end of the charging cord exposed to the elements while the car's plugged in, which is whenever it's parked. When I unplugged the charger, I put the plug end on the grass, thinking we'd have a clear night and no...
  8. Cold Weather Driving Tips (Live Web Chat)

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Winter driving tips web chat this Friday (January 25, 2013) at noon. An excerpt from their link: (read more...)
  9. Using Level 1 Charger Outdoors

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I've seen a few posts from owners who have used their Level 1 charger outdoors, exposing it to rain, and then had problems with the unit. I've reviewed the labels, documentation and manuals for the charger, along with a search on the Internet, for any verification that the unit is supposed to...
  10. Can't break this 75km ceiling

    Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    I just can't seem to break the 47 miles per charge (mpc) reading on a full battery. It's been like this for the past few weeks. Any tips to push me to the brink of the 50 mpc range? The weather is getting more conducive here for more range. It's not as hot out so I don't have to run HVAC. My...
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