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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Li-Ion Battery, Charging, & Battery Managment System FAQ's

    120V Charging FAQ Do's and dont's. Locking the EVSE charge handle Various methods discussed EVSE Status Light Red and Green Meanings Battery Mile...

    Started by Steverino, 03-26-2014 09:30 PM
    chevy volt faq's
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    03-26-2014 09:30 PM Go to last post
  1. Battery Mile Estimate in 30's not 40's, 50's. Problem?

    Summary New Volts have a low battery range estimate that will increase over time based on the points below. Volts in cold weather will see a...

    Started by Steverino, 11-10-2012 09:19 PM
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  2. J1772 loose on Voltec L2

    Edit: Changed thread title: SPX Voltec J1772 plug repaired I've seen a number of people with issues with the SPX Voltec L2 charger, but not this...

    Started by SteveC5088, 02-14-2014 01:55 PM
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    4 Weeks Ago 07:07 PM Go to last post
  3. Charging after off-peak hours end

    Hello, not sure if others are having an issue with their Volt continuing to charge even after off-peak hours end. Here is what I am doing,...

    Started by allenvolt, 08-18-2016 03:47 PM
    charge, off-peak times, schedule
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    10-29-2016 12:53 PM Go to last post
  4. Long Term Storage Guide

    A common misconception is that the 12v battery will be kept charged as long as the car is plugged in. Like many things about the Volt, the answer is...

    Started by Steverino, 11-04-2012 10:13 PM
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    battery disconnect, chevy volt, long term storage, off peak, transport mode
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    10-23-2016 01:59 PM Go to last post
  5. 2017 Volt Charging: 3.3kW or 3.8kW but never 3.6kW

    Hi guys! For 2017 Volt I expected it to draw 3.6kW from lvl2 charging stations. However I mostly see 3.3kW On a few stations I saw 3.8kW But I...

    Started by OlegE, 10-17-2016 04:09 AM
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    10-19-2016 12:52 PM Go to last post
  6. Chargepoint an RFID tag or not?

    I have received confusing information about whether the Chargepoint cards are RFID (radio frequency identification) tags or not. For instance, my...

    Started by ctviggen, 09-07-2016 06:41 PM
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    10-16-2016 10:20 AM Go to last post
  7. 120V Charging FAQ

    Your Volt owner's manual has details on using a 120V outlet to charge your car and the safety issues and precautions surrounding that. It's...

    Started by Steverino, 06-03-2013 05:43 PM
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    10-05-2016 09:51 AM Go to last post
  8. GM deceiving us on Volt's battery degradation? No

    There's an interesting discussion in the comments section of this article: ...

    Started by quantumorbit, 08-16-2016 03:29 AM
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    09-20-2016 02:37 PM Go to last post
  9. Broke 5,000 miles on a tank

    Yes, I know it's no ari_c, but this is a new record for me. And I wasn't really trying--just didn't have very many long trips the last several...

    Started by Stromfahrer, 11-04-2014 06:13 PM
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    09-10-2016 11:25 AM Go to last post
  10. 1.78 Miles/Kw_hr vs STD 4.1 to 3.7 Miles/KW-HR??

    1.78 Miles/Kw_hr vs STD 4.1 to 3.7 Miles/KW-HR?? Just for charging a small battery? Hello.... Can charging another small 12V battery with cables...

    Started by Tim S FL, 09-03-2016 02:58 PM
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    09-06-2016 08:26 PM Go to last post
  11. Air conditioner running when off

    I have a 2013 Volt. Yesterday I happened to walk by and heard a whirring sound inside. It was plugged in and fully charged. The temperature was...

    Started by CurrentEvent, 09-01-2016 09:23 AM
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    09-01-2016 08:58 PM Go to last post
  12. Setting charging at night with Juicebox and 2016 Volt (and solar)

    Hi All, I bought a 2016 Volt, supposed to be delivered today. I also bought a Juicebox 240 volt charger. The Juicebox is connected to Wi-Fi and...

    Started by ctviggen, 07-21-2016 10:45 AM
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    charging, night, shedule, solar
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    08-18-2016 11:34 AM Go to last post
  13. Battery Over-Full After Charging (Regen Disabled at Startup)

    I had an interesting experience with by 2012 Volt this morning. Seems like it overcharged the battery by quite a bit. OnStar had sent me a...

    Started by CCIE, 08-12-2016 09:57 AM
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    overcharge
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    08-12-2016 10:49 PM Go to last post
  14. 2014 now has no 'SC' (sustained charge) mode.

    Why does my 2014 Volt not go into 'SC' mode? When the 'EV' miles reach '0' the ICE comes on and instantly goes to a high speed charge mode (not seen...

    Started by kissnrelease, 07-25-2016 04:19 PM
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    07-28-2016 03:46 PM Go to last post
  15. GE Wattstation doesn't want to charge my car anymore

    So I've had this Wattstation for about 18 months now (installed May 2014) and it doesn't seem to want to charge my Volt anymore. I get home from work...

    Started by siromega, 11-19-2015 05:01 PM
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    07-11-2016 06:18 PM Go to last post
  16. 240V EVSE Recommendations?

    What is the best one to buy? Reliability warranty etc.

    Started by lawjds, 06-18-2016 12:30 PM
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    06-19-2016 01:32 PM Go to last post
  17. Traction battery drain to zero ..

    Lets say a Volt stays in dealer lot for couple of years in Alaska, is it possible for the traction battery to be completely dead and how can be...

    Started by rvrescue, 05-26-2016 08:37 AM
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    05-27-2016 07:44 PM Go to last post
  18. Water protection: How deep before intrusion to Battery and electronics?

    Gen 1: How much water depth can a Volt handle? Is the battery area and its electronic a "tub" protecting from deep water?

    Started by WS-Mtns, 05-11-2016 03:41 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    05-13-2016 02:13 PM Go to last post
  19. Gen 1 Volt EVSE vs. Nissan Leaf EVSE Level 1 Charge Cord

    Hello Folks, I purchased a used Nissan Leaf EVSE cord locally as a spare to keep in the car as I use the Volt unit daily at the house. I've often...

    Started by Houston Volt, 05-11-2016 10:21 PM
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    05-12-2016 12:20 PM Go to last post
  20. Charging Two Vehicles Off-Peak - Formulating a Plan

    Well, after twenty-two months Ms. Kingfish is still very much in love with her Brownstone. As contributor Loboc routinely reminds us in his forum...

    Started by TheKingfish, 03-04-2016 11:46 PM
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    05-08-2016 11:43 PM Go to last post

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