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Bugs I've Seen:

- When shifter is in "L" sometimes there is still creap - I don't think this is due to road incline. >> Cleared by stopping and going into Park.

- Center display locked up with "BOLT EV" logo frozen on screen. >> Cleared by holding the volume center button for at least 30 seconds.

- The guide lines on the Reverse rear camera display has vanished. System still beeps when getting close to an obstacle. >> Not yet resolved.
 

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Other than the guidelines, I don't see these as 'bugs'. More like karma.

All cars have some quirks that make them unique. As cars become more AI, these personality-like observations will become more common. Humans have a tendency to see human-like traits in everything from clouds to animals to machines. "My car, Beth, was being cranky this morning. She wanted to creep forward like she's in a hurry."
 

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(suggest keeping this thread focused on posts reporting bugs and possible solutions)

Bugs I've Seen:

- When shifter is in "L" sometimes there is still creap - I don't think this is due to road incline. >> Cleared by stopping and going into Park.
In every case I'm aware of so far, this creep is due to the driver seat belt being unfastened. This is a feature, not a bug. I'm not saying it's a great feature...

Have you experienced creep with driver belt fastened? If not, we can cross this one off the list.
 

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(suggest keeping this thread focused on posts reporting bugs and possible solutions)

Bugs I've Seen:

- When shifter is in "L" sometimes there is still creap - I don't think this is due to road incline.
Was there road incline when you noticed the creep? More specifically, did you notice the creep when tilted downhill or when on an uphill incline? I've noticed the car is much better holding a stop when pointed uphill.
 

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Is Bolts Over the Air updates operational?

Nothing a few OTA software updates cannot fix.


(suggest keeping this thread focused on posts reporting bugs and possible solutions)

Bugs I've Seen:

- When shifter is in "L" sometimes there is still creap - I don't think this is due to road incline. >> Cleared by stopping and going into Park.

- Center display locked up with "BOLT EV" logo frozen on screen. >> Cleared by holding the volume center button for at least 30 seconds.

- The guide lines on the Reverse rear camera display has vanished. System still beeps when getting close to an obstacle. >> Not yet resolved.
 

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The guide lines on the Reverse rear camera display has vanished. System still beeps when getting close to an obstacle. >> Not yet resolved.
I think this one may be easily solved, also. There is a toggle for guidelines that appears at the bottom-right of the screen when the reverse camera is displayed on the main infotainment display. Might you have inadvertently touched this, and turned it off? What happens when you tap again, to turn the guidelines back on?

BTW, I had to look this one up in the owner's manual. After well over 1,000 miles, I actually did not know the Bolt HAD reverse guidelines - I had never seen them. But I tapped the screen button, and there they are! Thanks!
 

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Was there road incline when you noticed the creep? More specifically, did you notice the creep when tilted downhill or when on an uphill incline? I've noticed the car is much better holding a stop when pointed uphill.
I had the parking brake come on when in L at a stop (slow downhill roll). When I hit the accelerator the parking brake kicked off and let the car go. (car kinda squatted for a sec as it tried to accel with the brake on.)
 

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In every case I'm aware of so far, this creep is due to the driver seat belt being unfastened. This is a feature, not a bug. I'm not saying it's a great feature...

Have you experienced creep with driver belt fastened? If not, we can cross this one off the list.
You are correct. Must have happened when I am only going a few blocks and am (too lazy) to fasten the seatbelt. Do you know why they programed that behavior?
 

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You are correct. Must have happened when I am only going a few blocks and am (too lazy) to fasten the seatbelt. Do you know why they programed that behavior?
I do not know. My guess is the busybody designers meant it to remind/nag you to fasten your seatbelts. The owner's manual offers no explanation, saying only that creep may occur in L if you're unbuckled.
 

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If you come to a stop in L and then press the brake pedal, creep will commence when you remove your foot from the brake pedal. It's not a bug. It was intentionally designed that way, but I'm not sure for what purpose.
 

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If you come to a stop in L and then press the brake pedal, creep will commence when you remove your foot from the brake pedal. It's not a bug. It was intentionally designed that way, but I'm not sure for what purpose.
That is the way "normal" cars work. Take your foot off of the brake and the car begins to creep. This is what you want when trying to park in a tight spot. So in an electric car, this is a "feature".
 

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If you come to a stop in L and then press the brake pedal, creep will commence when you remove your foot from the brake pedal. It's not a bug. It was intentionally designed that way, but I'm not sure for what purpose.
It's probably trying to keep you from exiting the car when in gear. You cannot exit the car with your seatbelt on.

Sort of the Volt starting the ICE when you pop the hood and IGN on. Since the ICE can start on it's own, it turns it on to warn you where you should not put your hands.
 

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Yeah, that makes sense. I can't speak to the reasoning; I just know that is the way it works. It threw me off for a second, too.
Now only if they could make the car pull off the road when the driver refuses to keep their eyes on the road after being warned. Wait. Cadillac should be releasing that soon. That is going to piss off a lot people around my neighborhood.
 

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I do not know. My guess is the busybody designers meant it to remind/nag you to fasten your seatbelts. The owner's manual offers no explanation, saying only that creep may occur in L if you're unbuckled.
It's probably to discourage getting out of the car when it's stopped in "L" mode. Bad idea to leave the vehicle while it's not in "Park".

Edit - ah, I see Qinsp has already suggested this.
 

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Another:

- In my first (and only) DCFC experience, I paid for a 30 min charge from eVgo and then left the Bolt to do some shopping. Was hoping OnStar would send me a txt / email notification like it does when my home L2 charger completes or charging interrupts. There was No notification when the DCFC session ended (car did not fully charge - the eVgo charger stopped when the 30 min session finished.) This may not be a "bug" but would really like a notification when a fast charge session ends (regardless if the car has reached full charge or not.)

BTW, an on the fly eVgo DCFC (50KW) session was $10 and I received about 58 miles of charge - not a very good deal. I plan to use DCFC only when necessary.
 

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Another:

- In my first (and only) DCFC experience, I paid for a 30 min charge from eVgo and then left the Bolt to do some shopping. Was hoping OnStar would send me a txt / email notification like it does when my home L2 charger completes or charging interrupts. There was No notification when the DCFC session ended (car did not fully charge - the eVgo charger stopped when the 30 min session finished.) This may not be a "bug" but would really like a notification when a fast charge session ends (regardless if the car has reached full charge or not.)

BTW, an on the fly eVgo DCFC (50KW) session was $10 and I received about 58 miles of charge - not a very good deal. I plan to use DCFC only when necessary.
Go onto Plugshare.com and report your experience. Include your car make. EVgo and Chargepoint do read them. There has been DCFC communication issues with CCS, and the squeaky wheel gets the juice.
 
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