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What should be under the trunk carpet , or basically what’s normally included in either a new or CPO vehicle ?? Thanks !!
 

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What should be under the trunk carpet , or basically what’s normally included in either a new or CPO vehicle ?? Thanks !!
Besides the 12V AGM battery and the rear fuse panel, the standard accessories are the tow hook (reverse threads into the front of the Volt for towing; must first remove (don't lose) the small rectangular access cover located in the front bumper fascia). Also, there is the tire inflator kit (includes sealant cannister (check date code for expiration date) and a small inflator pump designed to inflate the tire and also inject the sealant to seal small punctures in the tire tread area.) Actually, if you are going to regularly drive 60 miles from your home you should put together a spare tire and tire changing kit (there is a thread on the forum for how to do this at minimal expense.) A damaged tire can easily put your Volt out of commission while if you carry a space saver spare tire mounted on a rim and a tire changing kit you can be on your way in less than 30 minutes. There is a space on the right side of the under hatch area for storing a scissor jack and small lug wrench.
 

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Besides the 12V AGM battery and the rear fuse panel, the standard accessories are the tow hook (reverse threads into the front of the Volt for towing; must first remove (don't lose) the small rectangular access cover located in the front bumper fascia). Also, there is the tire inflator kit (includes sealant cannister (check date code for expiration date) and a small inflator pump designed to inflate the tire and also inject the sealant to seal small punctures in the tire tread area.) Actually, if you are going to regularly drive 60 miles from your home you should put together a spare tire and tire changing kit (there is a thread on the forum for how to do this at minimal expense.) A damaged tire can easily put your Volt out of commission while if you carry a space saver spare tire mounted on a rim and a tire changing kit you can be on your way in less than 30 minutes. There is a space on the right side of the under hatch area for storing a scissor jack and small lug wrench.
Did you forget about the EVSE?
 

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Did you forget about the EVSE?
No because the OE EVSE that is provided with every new Gen 2 Volt is delivered in its original packaging, along with the fabric cargo cover, in the storage area located on the left side of the hatch area. The OP's question was what was supposed to be provided in the area beneath the hatch floor cover.
 

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So basically you provide your own scissor jack , spare wheel and wheelnut spanner?
 

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So basically you provide your own scissor jack , spare wheel and wheelnut spanner?
There is also the need to secure the spare tire so that it does not become a potentially deadly missile in the event of a crash. The forum thread has information on how to install a threaded post in the hatch to secure the spare tire. Some prefer to only carry a spare tire on longer trips, wedged behind the passenger seat (limits the number of passengers you can carry.) Some use straps to secure the spare tire to the attachment points intended for use with a child seat.
 

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There is also the need to secure the spare tire so that it does not become a potentially deadly missile in the event of a crash. The forum thread has information on how to install a threaded post in the hatch to secure the spare tire. Some prefer to only carry a spare tire on longer trips, wedged behind the passenger seat (limits the number of passengers you can carry.) Some use straps to secure the spare tire to the attachment points intended for use with a child seat.
On the 2017 there is a Volt Spare Tire kit available from GM. It includes the space saver spare tire mounted on a wheel, jack that fits under the rear deck floor, spare tire cover, and a threaded rod that mounts thru the floor and secures the spare tire to the rear floor via the frame of the car.

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On the 2017 there is a Volt Spare Tire kit available from GM. It includes the space saver spare tire mounted on a wheel, jack that fits under the rear deck floor, spare tire cover, and a threaded rod that mounts thru the floor and secures the spare tire to the rear floor via the frame of the car.

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If you follow the information in the Volt spare tire thread on the forum you can purchase all of the parts, pieces in the GM spare tire kit for 1/2 the cost or less; purchase a salvage spare tire on eBay and the tire changing tools too. The thread even explains where to order the threaded rod and end cap.
 
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