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2017 Volt . I have a 2013 Volt and the volume goes back to a lower setting after the car is shut off. Also, when the car has the charger attached, it sounds alarm if it is removed when the car is locked. I had my 2017 to the dealer and asked why the 2017 Volt wasn't like the 2013. They checked with Gm and were told that GM was working on the problem. It has been 6 months and still no fix.
 

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2017 Volt . I have a 2013 Volt and the volume goes back to a lower setting after the car is shut off. Also, when the car has the charger attached, it sounds alarm if it is removed when the car is locked. I had my 2017 to the dealer and asked why the 2017 Volt wasn't like the 2013...
Hmm, it may be time to read the manual and it sounds like your dealer needs to learn more about the cars they are selling!

There is a startup volume setting.
You can also override the cable theft alarm feature.
 

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Hmm, it may be time to read the manual and it sounds like your dealer needs to learn more about the cars they are selling!

There is a startup volume setting.
You can also override the cable theft alarm feature.
Yep. Remember that more settings are visible when the vehicle is turned on. So if your not seeing the optiins, then turn on the car and you'll probably see what you and the dealer are missing.
 

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2017 Volt . I have a 2013 Volt and the volume goes back to a lower setting after the car is shut off. Also, when the car has the charger attached, it sounds alarm if it is removed when the car is locked. I had my 2017 to the dealer and asked why the 2017 Volt wasn't like the 2013. They checked with Gm and were told that GM was working on the problem. It has been 6 months and still no fix.
As for the charging cord removal alarm, this can be turned on and off from the settings menu:

from the Home menu - Settings -> Vehicle -> Energy -> Charge Cord Theft Alert (options On or Off)

As for the radio startup volume, there is supposedly a setting for this:

from the Home menu - Settings -> Radio -> Maximum Startup Volume. This brings up a bar where you can set a volume. However I've found it seems to be ineffective. Perhaps that is the problem the dealer is talking about.
 

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These were two of the first settings I changed on my 2016 when I got it. First morning I went to leave my house it was still charging and I unplugged and the horn went off. A little disconcerting at 6:30 am when some of the family are still in bed sleeping!

As for the max startup volume, mine works, but I don't like that when you're setting it, it does not display the volume setting number that you see on the DIC when you change the volume with the steering wheel buttons. In other words, I know I want max startup volume set to "14", but all it displays when you go to change the setting is the bar gjm3 mentioned and not the number.

So a little clarification is in order...do you have the settings set right, and it's not behaving correctly, or have you not found where/how to change the settings?
 

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Hmm, it may be time to read the manual
No Kidding. Although I am now no longer surprised that people do not RTFM as I read a stat somewhere that the majority of people have not read a book since college if the went or high school if they didn't go to college.
 

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I'm guilty of not reading books either (either electronic or paper), but I always RTFM. I think it's a habit thing that varies between people.

One would think, though, that such a large ticket item requires RTFM.
 
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