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I have a 2017 Volt Premier, owned for about 6 months and starting about a month ago, the car will display the Charge Door Open warning when I start the car, although the door is closed.

Before I head to the dealer to get it checked out, is there anything I can do, such as a reset of the electronic systems to see if that would clear the warning? Is there a sensor that may be malfunctioning? I have not been in any accidents - the car is either in the garage or in the parking garage at my office.

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Are you sure the door is actually latched closed and not just closed? There's a spring loaded click you should hear and feel when you close the door. I'm not sure if this is what triggers the door-is-closed sensor as there's a long finger on the door itself that slots into a hole on the door frame (wrong term???) on the Volt that might trigger the door-is-closed sensor.
 

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Pretty sure the sensor where the long finger slots into the body side is loose/shifted. Bring it in to the dealer and they will adjust it.
 

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I have been having the same issue on my 2013. It has to be slammed to active the switch. Anyone have a DIY on taking this area apart and adjusting the sensor.
 

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My dealer fixed that issue on my 2013 and it was covered under the Voltec warranty. I would recommend getting fixed that way if you are still covered.
 

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I agree with Barry, this should still be covered under warranty as an improperly sealed charging port is certainly an issue.
 

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Strangely enough, I hosed some good quality silicone lubricant in the door hinge and latch areas and my 2013 stopped with the "charging door open" messages.
 

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See my little adventure here
https://gm-volt.com/forum/showthread.php?321930-Charge-door-warning-when-hitting-bumps

I'll bet the same thing happened to yours. I tore it apart and fixed it myself. There is no "adjustment" on the switch. There is a little plastic finger that hold the switch in a molded cavity. If it pops loose, there is nothing else to hold it. You may be able to reach in the hole next to the charge port with a dental pick and reseat the switch. I had to pull the inner fender liner, pop the charge port assembly out of the fender from the back side, and slide the switch back into place like that. The little finger was still intact, but for some reason had allowed the switch to back itself out. It snapped right back into place and has held since I "fixed" it.
 
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