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This may seem like a silly question but I picked up my 17' last night and noticed the inflator as well as the can of goop just rolling around in the hatch along with a small black nylon bag.

I think I found a picture of how this is supposed to be secured under the carpet but I was wondering isn't there supposed to be a some sort of plastic tray that goes under the carpet or is it just styrofoam under the carpet?

I'm asking because my delivery prep guy did a horrible job before me picking the car up.

Loose tire inflator, loose can of goop, some bubble wrap all rolling around in hatch.

No charger cord.

No cargo privacy cover. **Is this standard or optional**

Thanks for any input and double thanks for any pics of how this stuff is supposed to be mounted.
 

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This may seem like a silly question but I picked up my 17' last night and noticed the inflator as well as the can of goop just rolling around in the hatch along with a small black nylon bag.

I think I found a picture of how this is supposed to be secured under the carpet but I was wondering isn't there supposed to be a some sort of plastic tray that goes under the carpet or is it just styrofoam under the carpet?

I'm asking because my delivery prep guy did a horrible job before me picking the car up.

Loose tire inflator, loose can of goop, some bubble wrap all rolling around in hatch.

No charger cord.

No cargo privacy cover. **Is this standard or optional**

Thanks for any input and double thanks for any pics of how this stuff is supposed to be mounted.
The cargo privacy cover should be there as part of the standard equipment. It is made of black cloth, comes folded tucked into itself in a sewn-in pocket. The cover is in sealed in a small plastic bag as I recall. Check inside the storage compartment on the left side of the hatch storage area as it may be tucked in there, This storage compartment is also where the dealer should have placed the standard Level 1 Volt EVSE.

The inflator and tire sealant are meant to be stored inside the nylon storage case. There are two grommets located in the top and bottom of the nylon case. There is a threaded post with a plastic retainer. The nylon case is held in place by sliding the post through the case and securing with the threaded retainer. There is just the styrofoam under the carpet, can't recall if there is a battery cover or a fuse cover.
 

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The cargo privacy cover should be there as part of the standard equipment. It is made of black cloth, comes folded tucked into itself in a sewn-in pocket. The cover is in sealed in a small plastic bag as I recall. Check inside the storage compartment on the left side of the hatch storage area as it may be tucked in there, This storage compartment is also where the dealer should have placed the standard Level 1 Volt EVSE.

The inflator and tire sealant are meant to be stored inside the nylon storage case. There are two grommets located in the top and bottom of the nylon case. There is a threaded post with a plastic retainer. The nylon case is held in place by sliding the post through the case and securing with the threaded retainer. There is just the styrofoam under the carpet, can't recall if there is a battery cover or a fuse cover.
Thanks for your quick response. I was able to just now get the inflator and goop mounted securely but I didn't bother with the nylon bag.

The compartment to the left is totally empty.

Imagine that, not only did the charge cable get jacked out of this car so did the privacy cover.

When I go pick up my charging cable I will have them order the privacy cover.
 

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Thanks for your quick response. I was able to just now get the inflator and goop mounted securely but I didn't bother with the nylon bag.

The compartment to the left is totally empty.

Imagine that, not only did the charge cable get jacked out of this car so did the privacy cover.

When I go pick up my charging cable I will have them order the privacy cover.
Did your Volt come with the standard carpet floor mats? I could be wrong but I believe that the floor mats are part of the standard equipment. On my 2017 Premier the floor mats (front and rear) and the cargo cover are listed as part of the interior equipment on the window sticker. Did you receive 2 key fobs?
 

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Did your Volt come with the standard carpet floor mats? I could be wrong but I believe that the floor mats are part of the standard equipment. On my 2017 Premier the floor mats (front and rear) and the cargo cover are listed as part of the interior equipment on the window sticker. Did you receive 2 key fobs?
It did come with carpet floor mats. All weather ones are being ordered tonight once I settle on what style I want.

I did get 2 fobs but oddly enough one has a nice chrome + gold chevy bow tie on it and the other has a yellow almost transparent bow tie on it? I can almost see the circuit board through the bow tie lol. WTF?
 

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It did come with carpet floor mats. All weather ones are being ordered tonight once I settle on what style I want.

I did get 2 fobs but oddly enough one has a nice chrome + gold chevy bow tie on it and the other has a yellow almost transparent bow tie on it? I can almost see the circuit board through the bow tie lol. WTF?
Not much attention to detail by the prep guys it sounds like. Welcome to the Volt community. A couple of quick items:

1. It sounds like you got the tire inflation kit sorted out (cool).

2. I don't recall if the cargo cover is standard equipment or not. I am pretty sure I don't have one but I really haven't inspected the cargo area under the floor mat particularly well as of yet :)

3. When going with all-weather mats, you may want to consider the all-weather cargo liner as well. That one I did get with my car (pre-installed optional equipment) and it has been a great help especially with some of the messier items I have carried.

4. Regarding the EVSE, that is a standard item however there is an optional add-on of a second 120v EVSE. Be sure the dealer does not try to charge you for one that should be included with the car.
 

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It did come with carpet floor mats. All weather ones are being ordered tonight once I settle on what style I want.

I did get 2 fobs but oddly enough one has a nice chrome + gold chevy bow tie on it and the other has a yellow almost transparent bow tie on it? I can almost see the circuit board through the bow tie lol. WTF?
Check out the Huskyliners molded all weather mats and trunk liner that are available for the 2016 - 2018 Volt. Less expensive than Weathertech and many like the way the Huskyliners fit around the driver's left foot rest pedal and also the way they curve up at the sides to retain any slop. There is usually a 10 - 15 % discount code available for Huskyliners if you hunt around. The old discount code was Husky15. Maybe someone who reads this knows the current code.
 

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The volt loin cloth is pretty useless. Consider getting a Voltshelf (another forum member makes and sells them - just DuckDuckGo it)
 

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Just a few thoughts to add. The cargo cover is standard and should have been folded up in that hole in the tray to the left of where the inflation kit bolts in. On the EVSE, you didn't say where you looked, so I just want to be sure you know it is not stored under the cargo floor with those other items. It is inside the little plastic door on the left of the cargo area where you can get to it without lifting the whole floor of the cargo area. Turn the little circular latch and pull off the plastic door and it should be in there. If it isn't, then of course they owe you one.
 

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So about this inflation kit. Can the inflator be used by itself to inflate your tires, or does it only work with the goop?
 

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So about this inflation kit. Can the inflator be used by itself to inflate your tires, or does it only work with the goop?
You can just inflate the tires with it.
 

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So about this inflation kit. Can the inflator be used by itself to inflate your tires, or does it only work with the goop?
Yes. See the 2017 Volt Owner's Manual page 297 - Using the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit without Sealant to Inflate a Tire (Not Punctured)
 

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You can just inflate the tires with it.
Yes. See the 2017 Volt Owner's Manual page 297 - Using the Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit without Sealant to Inflate a Tire (Not Punctured)
Awesome, thank you. I never got that far in the manual. It looks like you can use it to inflate other stuff too.

No more waiting in line at the gas station's free air pump. :)
 

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Awesome, thank you. I never got that far in the manual. It looks like you can use it to inflate other stuff too.

No more waiting in line at the gas station's free air pump. :)
The Gen 1 pump even included a ball needle and an air mattress tip stored in the pump. I can't remember if the Gen 2 does the same.
 

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The Gen 1 pump even included a ball needle and an air mattress tip stored in the pump. I can't remember if the Gen 2 does the same.
Be sure to understand how the pump works. You wouldn't want to pump tire goo into a basketball.
 

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Not much attention to detail by the prep guys it sounds like. Welcome to the Volt community. A couple of quick items:

1. It sounds like you got the tire inflation kit sorted out (cool).

2. I don't recall if the cargo cover is standard equipment or not. I am pretty sure I don't have one but I really haven't inspected the cargo area under the floor mat particularly well as of yet :)

3. When going with all-weather mats, you may want to consider the all-weather cargo liner as well. That one I did get with my car (pre-installed optional equipment) and it has been a great help especially with some of the messier items I have carried.

4. Regarding the EVSE, that is a standard item however there is an optional add-on of a second 120v EVSE. Be sure the dealer does not try to charge you for one that should be included with the car.
Thank you. I did look at the window sticker when I bought the car and there were no additional charges for a second cable. I did find that thread regarding the owner who got charged for a cable and received NO cables. SMH

I went ahead and ordered the Husky liners for the front and I believe it was also Husky ones for the cargo area. I hope I can just throw my charger on that mat and not have it sliding all over the place back there.

Check out the Huskyliners molded all weather mats and trunk liner that are available for the 2016 - 2018 Volt. Less expensive than Weathertech and many like the way the Huskyliners fit around the driver's left foot rest pedal and also the way they curve up at the sides to retain any slop. There is usually a 10 - 15 % discount code available for Huskyliners if you hunt around. The old discount code was Husky15. Maybe someone who reads this knows the current code.
Haha as usual I am a day late and or a dollar short. I already ordered them and didn't even think to look for a checkout code. Oh well. Thanks for the advise though!

The volt loin cloth is pretty useless. Consider getting a Voltshelf (another forum member makes and sells them - just DuckDuckGo it)
Yeah from what I have seen of the cloth looks like junk. Only good to hide what's in there which is really all I'm interested in doing anyhow. I will check out that cover though.

Just a few thoughts to add. The cargo cover is standard and should have been folded up in that hole in the tray to the left of where the inflation kit bolts in. On the EVSE, you didn't say where you looked, so I just want to be sure you know it is not stored under the cargo floor with those other items. It is inside the little plastic door on the left of the cargo area where you can get to it without lifting the whole floor of the cargo area. Turn the little circular latch and pull off the plastic door and it should be in there. If it isn't, then of course they owe you one.

Definitely no cover stored in the floor area. I have had that whole thing apart to try and figure out how the inflator was supposed to be stored. They just left it rolling around in the hatch area. Great prep work there. I also had searched in the left cubby in the hatch area. Totally empty.

So about this inflation kit. Can the inflator be used by itself to inflate your tires, or does it only work with the goop?
I have no idea as I haven't looked it over.
 

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I went ahead and ordered the Husky liners for the front and I believe it was also Husky ones for the cargo area. I hope I can just throw my charger on that mat and not have it sliding all over the place back there.



Haha as usual I am a day late and or a dollar short. I already ordered them and didn't even think to look for a checkout code. Oh well. Thanks for the advise though!



Yeah from what I have seen of the cloth looks like junk. Only good to hide what's in there which is really all I'm interested in doing anyhow. I will check out that cover though.

Definitely no cover stored in the floor area. I have had that whole thing apart to try and figure out how the inflator was supposed to be stored. They just left it rolling around in the hatch area. Great prep work there. I also had searched in the left cubby in the hatch area. Totally empty.
That left cubby is provided to store the OE EVSE (keeps the EVSE out of sight when not in use.)

The Husky liners are sold as a 4-piece set (front and rear seat foot wells.) The cargo area liner is sold separately.
 

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That left cubby is provided to store the OE EVSE (keeps the EVSE out of sight when not in use.)

The Husky liners are sold as a 4-piece set (front and rear seat foot wells.) The cargo area liner is sold separately.
I just checked. It looks like I only purchased the Husky 4 piece set. I will research the cargo area options.
 

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I just checked. It looks like I only purchased the Husky 4 piece set. I will research the cargo area options.
I did not purchase the cargo liner. It seems like a good idea if you carry pets or if there is a chance of spilled liquids.
 

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