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I am sure this sounds like a stupid question, but I can't figure out how to access the delayed charge menu. When I go to energy/charging the screen is locked on immediate and all the delayed charging is grayed out. Is there a setting somewhere else to allow delayed charging or ?
I have read the manual, but it only says touch the delay charging and that obviously doesn't work.
 

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Does the Bolt have a similar website such as myvolt.com? I was able to set up delayed charging much easier than with the screen on my Volt. Once I was done, I just saved the settings and it sent everything right to my Volt.
 

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I am sure this sounds like a stupid question, but I can't figure out how to access the delayed charge menu. When I go to energy/charging the screen is locked on immediate and all the delayed charging is grayed out. Is there a setting somewhere else to allow delayed charging or ?
I have read the manual, but it only says touch the delay charging and that obviously doesn't work.
Wacky question right back, but does your Bolt show you the right time on the onboard clock? Did you explicitly go through the setting time and date steps? If the thing isn't sure what time it is, it may not allow time-based things to be set...
 

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Time is correct. I think it might be related to charge level as I tried it again this morning after a charge and for a second it let me select the delayed charging, then immediately grayed it out and would only allow immediate charge.
I am sure it is some simple flag that is set wrong or a condition has to be right to access the delay charge feature. The manuals don't address anything on this, they simply say to select delayed charging, but not what to do if you can not.
 

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Time is correct. I think it might be related to charge level as I tried it again this morning after a charge and for a second it let me select the delayed charging, then immediately grayed it out and would only allow immediate charge.
I am sure it is some simple flag that is set wrong or a condition has to be right to access the delay charge feature. The manuals don't address anything on this, they simply say to select delayed charging, but not what to do if you can not.
Do you have location-based charging turned on, and have you registered where "Home" is?

From the manual:

Location Based Charging

With Location Based Charging enabled, the Charge Mode and Charge Limit Preference are saved and set back to the customer’s preference every time the vehicle is returned to the saved home location. When the vehicle is not at the saved home location, then the vehicle will default to the lower limit of Charge Limit Preference and the Charge Mode will be set to Immediate. When Location Based Charging is on and the vehicle is away from the saved home location, then the selection for the charge mode will be disabled and the selection will be grayed out.

After 90 days, a notification will display and the Charge Limit Preference will need to be reset for the next 90 days. See Important Information earlier in this section. When the GPS location is not available, dashes will be displayed and Location Based Charging will be disabled until the GPS is restored.

Using Location Based Charging

To use location based charging, a
home location must first be stored.

To store a home location:
1. From the Energy Home screen,
touch Energy Settings.
2. Touch Location Based
Charging.
3. Touch Set Home Location[.
4. Touch OK.
5. Touch On to enable Location
Based Charging.

To change the stored home location:
1. Touch Update Home Location [on the Location Based
Charging screen.
2. Touch Update, then OK to set
the new home location.
. Touch Cancel to make no
changes.
. Touch Remove to clear the
location and turn Location
Based Charging off.
 

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That was it, figured it out last night. Turns out when I set my home location it was in the driveway and not the garage so when the car was in the garage it was not "home". Reset the home location and had no problem setting the delayed charging.
 

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That was it, figured it out last night. Turns out when I set my home location it was in the driveway and not the garage so when the car was in the garage it was not "home". Reset the home location and had no problem setting the delayed charging.
Wow - do you have a large estate with a long driveway???
 
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