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

    120V Charging FAQ EVSE Red and Green Status Light Meanings kWh Used vs. Battery Degradation FAQ Battery Mile Estimate in 30's not 40's, 50's....

    Started by Steverino, 03-26-2014 09:30 PM
    chevy volt faq's
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  2. Volt 2016: Display charging amps?

    Is there a screen where the volt displays how many amps it's using to charge? I have a clipper creek lcs-25 and I'm not sure if the Volt is using...

    Started by voltdoc, 2 Days Ago 10:23 PM
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  3. 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, 1 Week Ago 05:01 PM
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  4. battery degradation

    Good evening all, I have a 2013 volt with 28,000 miles (15,000 electric). When I purchased the volt new it used to get 10.7-10.8 kWh used on...

    Started by plug&play, 04-13-2014 07:13 PM
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  5. Variable Full Charge Miles?

    Hi guys, My 2012 Volt's miles shown on a full charge vary each time I charge it. I've woken up to the dash telling me I have as high as 40 miles...

    Started by chaseincats, 1 Week Ago 04:08 PM
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  6. Arrow Charge when partial or fully depleted?

    I just bought a 2016 Volt. Is it better to charge more often when the battery is partially depleted or wait until it's fully or almost fully...

    Started by JasonCutler, 1 Week Ago 06:17 PM
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    charging, depleted, partial
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  7. Charge Volt off-peak use power in the home on-peak?

    I'm in Southern California and I just switched to a new rate plan, $0.25/kwh on peak 2pm-8pm, $0.11 from 10pm-8am and $0.14 the rest of the time. ...

    Started by speedkills20, 2 Weeks Ago 03:24 PM
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    1 Week Ago 10:40 AM Go to last post
  8. Smile Installed my L2 charger for 2016 Volt - But could use some ideas to improve setup

    Ok, just got my 2016 Volt a couple of weeks ago. I had planned to get a L2 charger before I bought the car but things at my house have been busy. ...

    Started by Geohec, 2 Weeks Ago 12:42 AM
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  9. L2 Charger: Inside vs Outside

    Hey all, I'll be getting my gen 2 in the next few weeks. In the meantime I'm planning the install of a Clipper Creek LCS-20P (and a dedicated 220V...

    Started by rio, 1 Week Ago 12:50 PM
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  10. Will the battery discharge more deeply if I run out of gas?

    For emergency range?

    Started by BZZT, 2 Weeks Ago 11:24 AM
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    1 Week Ago 03:28 PM Go to last post
  11. Want to understand pre-conditioning battery better

    Rookie question... But I just want to get things right and understand what to do and why. I understand that preconditioning while the car is...

    Started by victrolux, 2 Weeks Ago 07:11 PM
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  12. 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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  13. Plug strain: hanger for 2016 Volt charge cable.

    The instructions I can find for using the portable charge cable say to avoid plug strain by hanging it from the handle or mounting to the wall with...

    Started by WalterC, 4 Weeks Ago 06:29 PM
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  14. How does Volt handle regen w Full Charge?

    I live on a hill. With a full charge, when I drive down the hill using regen or simply applying the brakes lightly, how does the volt handle this?...

    Started by victrolux, 3 Weeks Ago 12:30 PM
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  15. SOC drops after short stop

    So I have looked to see if anyone else has noticed this same thing. I have a longish commute 62 miles each way, and on average I can get between...

    Started by blackax, 4 Weeks Ago 06:36 PM
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  16. only getting 34 miles for battery life on full charge

    Hello, Recently bought my 2013 volt only 409ml so far, and noticed that the battery will charge up to 34 miles. I even had the car charging...

    Started by MAG, 01-01-2013 05:55 PM
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    4 Weeks Ago 08:36 PM Go to last post
  17. home charger

    New here, got a 16 volt and trying to decide what charger to use at home, I already have a 220V plug in the garage for an electric dyer thats not...

    Started by bsr8129, 4 Weeks Ago 05:34 PM
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  18. Charge Point problems

    The charging stations at work is operated by Charge Point and occasionally my 2015 Volt stops charging. I look at the app and there is a button to...

    Started by isaaktnt, 10-20-2015 03:07 PM
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  19. What is expected range of 2 year-old battery?

    Just bought a 2013 Volt with 16k miles on it. First time charged it and it shows 31 miles electric range. I was expecting 38. From what I've seen...

    Started by Wilectric, 06-18-2015 07:29 PM
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  20. Can this new hardware be used for upgrading the chevy volt from 3.3kw to 6.6kw

    Hello, I recently found this interesting hardware. I'm not an engineer but i would like to cut in half the charging time of my 2015 chevy volt at...

    Started by Rookie, 10-17-2015 12:12 AM
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    10-17-2015 03:03 PM Go to last post
  21. 2012 Bad Charge Port

    Yesterday my 2012 Volt would not charge. 68k on it. The yellow light comes on when plugged in, but does not go to green. Then it turns off...

    Started by kz78hy, 10-16-2015 02:47 PM
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