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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Volt Heating/Cooling Systems

    This is a link to WOT's lead article on the Volt's Heating and cooling systems. It is a very good article ...

    Started by George S. Bower, 02-19-2011 02:43 PM
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    10-24-2012 08:49 AM Go to last post
  1. Poll Poll: Motor bearing failure

    Hey folks, The increasing number of motor bearing failures seem to indicate either a faulty batch of parts, a bad design or something else. I...

    Started by bart_dood, 03-02-2013 08:24 PM
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  2. Unhappy Poor cabin a/c performance.....

    I'm getting very little cool air out of my Volt. Even when running temp on "low" and "comfort"... Also worth mentioning is it seems the passenger...

    Started by Tom plug 2 go, 05-16-2013 08:03 PM
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    3 Days Ago 07:07 AM Go to last post
  3. Solid on-road behavior

    Today I was traveling in another car while my wife was driving the Volt in front of us, and I got great look on how the Volt looks and behaves on...

    Started by KNI, 1 Week Ago 04:31 PM
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    6 Days Ago 05:30 PM Go to last post
  4. 2013 vs 2014 HVAC

    Are they the same? I ask because the 2014 seems better than my 2013. When I have both heated seats on high, the climate % for the 2013 was...

    Started by Pepperish, 2 Weeks Ago 02:23 PM
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    1 Week Ago 08:51 PM Go to last post
  5. Start but no go

    Second time in two years car failed to start. First time one year two months ago, The initializing screen would continue indefinitely. Left the...

    Started by Solarwind, 3 Weeks Ago 11:46 PM
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    3 Weeks Ago 12:24 PM Go to last post
  6. How does it run?

    I'm sure this is a stupid question but I'm asking it anyway :p I'm Researching buying a volt still and I'm curious how propulsion works. I'm not...

    Started by vidhead, 4 Weeks Ago 11:24 AM
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    4 Weeks Ago 03:51 PM Go to last post
  7. Poll Poll: How many have experienced "loud whine during regen" bearing failure issue

    It seems that multiple people think this issue is not widespread. Let's see if we can get a % idea as to how many owners it is really effecting.

    Started by ScotMac, 07-04-2013 03:02 PM
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    bearing noise regen whine
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  8. 8amp or 12 amp default setting

    Love my new Volt. I look forward to driving it every day! I have not been able to figure out how to set the 12 amp charge as the default. Has anyone...

    Started by Kanassif, 05-13-2013 03:57 PM
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    06-13-2014 10:16 AM Go to last post
  9. Loose charge port?

    So the port that I plug the J1722 plug into has become loose. If it moves too far towards the front of the car the charge port door won't close...

    Started by BMR_Volt, 06-07-2014 01:40 PM
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    06-10-2014 11:24 PM Go to last post
  10. No more long air dam?

    I have an early-ish 2013 with the long air dam. It scrapes all the time in driveways, etc., but it doesn't really bother me. It's in the body shop...

    Started by Stromfahrer, 05-31-2014 12:41 PM
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    06-02-2014 06:26 PM Go to last post
  11. 46.5 MPG using Volt gas engine

    I am getting 46.5 MPG on gas, not 37 MPG. That's a pretty huge (25%) difference! I had one of those infrequent, long drives yesterday. Destination...

    Started by Steverino, 06-30-2012 12:20 PM
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    05-22-2014 07:47 AM Go to last post
  12. My Volt's "saw" regen noise / Stator bearing failure

    It happened. 2012 model (last 8 of my VIN: CU106125) and just over 20,000 miles. Was driving home from work one day last week when I heard a...

    Started by jwest38765, 11-03-2013 08:48 AM
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    05-19-2014 10:58 AM Go to last post
  13. Punctured windshield washer reservoir

    Brushed the front spoiler against a curb, then noticed a leak under the front driver's side of the car Drove it home and charged it overnight with...

    Started by goldrivertom, 09-01-2012 12:20 AM
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    05-18-2014 02:51 PM Go to last post
  14. Volt aerodynamics comparison test

    An aerodynamic comparison of five car was described in the June 2014 issue of Car and Driver magazine. The Volt's performmance was disappointing,...

    Started by larry4pyro, 05-10-2014 11:53 AM
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    05-11-2014 06:45 AM Go to last post
  15. 2013 slipping/surging occasionally when ICE engages

    I originally had a 2012 and now have a 2013. I do not remember this sensation. Occasionally when accelerating with the ice I feel surging or...

    Started by Triscb82, 02-15-2013 05:00 AM
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    04-02-2014 04:53 PM Go to last post
  16. Frustration

    First I would like to say thanks for this web site. I have been looking for an avenue to express my opinions on this car. It does get some good...

    Started by tsqrd, 03-26-2014 08:08 AM
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    03-27-2014 02:45 PM Go to last post
  17. Engine block heater? Will it help efficiency.

    I have been thinking about the Volt in cold climates, I live in Utah. Would a block heater help keep the car warm, and be better for gas mileage?...

    Started by markh21518, 03-01-2013 06:06 PM
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    03-11-2014 11:00 PM Go to last post
  18. Do the taillights in the hatch function or are they there for looks?

    My taillights in the rear quarters light up along with the brake lights but the ones in the hatch do nothing, no tails or brakes. I bought it new...

    Started by BriHorse, 05-26-2013 10:20 PM
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    03-09-2014 09:36 PM Go to last post
  19. Unhappy Loud whining during regen

    I typically drive in L, so I'm very used to the ambient sound and fury of the Voltec drive. Tonight, though, there was a lot of sound when coasting -...

    Started by Ron C, 10-17-2012 12:43 AM
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    02-28-2014 12:39 AM Go to last post
  20. How to disable and REMOVE Onstar---> because it is spying on you whether its on or o

    Hi there, recently there have been very disturbing things in the news about OnStar, like 1. they will collect data about you including vehicle...

    Started by student13, 12-25-2011 06:29 PM
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    02-20-2014 05:43 AM Go to last post

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