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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. Cannister Recall?

    I am getting my first oil change tomorrow and tires rotated right before I hit my 24K mark. Oil is still at 17% but they said they would change it...

    Started by jdulac, 2 Days Ago 11:26 AM
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    2 Days Ago 07:02 PM Go to last post
  2. 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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    5 Days Ago 10:30 AM Go to last post
  3. Question "Skil saw spin-down noise" *POST* bearing fix. In my head?

    After 9K miles and 9 months, my 2012 Volt developed the bad motor bearing cage issue, resulting in a VERY pronounced and distinctive noise during...

    Started by cnicholson, 02-20-2013 10:56 PM
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    4 Weeks Ago 12:08 PM Go to last post
  4. 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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    4 Weeks Ago 08:40 PM Go to last post
  5. 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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    05-06-2015 04:55 PM Go to last post
  6. 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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    05-05-2015 04:23 PM Go to last post
  7. 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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    04-22-2015 11:02 AM Go to last post
  8. VOLT Steering Problem Class Action question

    Attached FYI is a link to a PDF I downloaded showing the new class action lawsuit against GM (Volt steering system sticking on center, etc.) Does...

    Started by hyperlexis, 01-01-2015 07:22 PM
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    04-20-2015 07:27 PM Go to last post
  9. Water in the hood.

    I've noticed a couple of times that when I raise the engine bay bonnet (hood), water pours out of the aperture around the catch. This doesn't seem...

    Started by ampera_jed, 04-07-2015 09:17 AM
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    04-07-2015 06:09 PM Go to last post
  10. Electric Parking Brake - a) 12v b) use while moving c) auto unlock

    Things that may not be obvious about the EPB in maroon - scottf200 via the manual The vehicle has an Electric Parking Brake (EPB). The P switch...

    Started by scottf200, 05-21-2011 05:37 PM
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    04-06-2015 10:11 PM Go to last post
  11. New very very high pitched sound whenever generator engine is active

    Note: I'm not talking about the humming which we hear when the car is active in battery mode or the acceleration of the electric motor. A week ago...

    Started by electricAnt, 01-08-2015 04:00 PM
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    02-15-2015 04:44 PM Go to last post
  12. Squeaky brakes at 50k miles

    I saw a thread on this but wanted an updated set of opinions (it didn't have any solutions). In the last couple of weeks a new problem has cropped...

    Started by HOUSTONVOLTAGE, 01-11-2015 03:03 PM
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    02-13-2015 07:51 PM Go to last post
  13. 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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    01-22-2015 03:33 PM Go to last post
  14. Engine light randomly on?

    Lately our 2013 Volt's engine light will come on from time to time. We get no error message from the car and my Onstar updates say the engine is...

    Started by DeanoBeano01, 12-30-2014 06:42 PM
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    12-31-2014 09:18 AM Go to last post
  15. Junk Yard Tires

    Planning on making a long trip later this month, and a bit worried about lack of a spare. If I go to the junkyard and look at the smaller emergency...

    Started by waterzap, 12-12-2014 02:53 PM
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    12-12-2014 06:20 PM Go to last post
  16. ERDTT came on today

    Last year I changed the setting on our 2014 Volt to the low 15 degree setting before the engine starts. This morning when I left from work temp was...

    Started by alfon, 11-14-2014 06:07 PM
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    11-28-2014 11:13 AM Go to last post
  17. Back to dealership.....Round 3

    I bought my volt on July 1st this year . Great car .......well for the first 3 1/2 months.. Replacing a 3/4 ton 10 mpg pickup for my daily commutes...

    Started by maplenut, 10-26-2014 08:24 PM
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    11-11-2014 09:47 PM Go to last post
  18. 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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    10-22-2014 02:58 PM Go to last post
  19. Fogging in rear light lens?

    In addition to the interior panel alignment issue that has been bugging me, but others saw that can be fixed, I have this new issue after this past...

    Started by sck_nogas, 10-09-2011 01:26 PM
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    10-11-2014 06:20 PM Go to last post
  20. 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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    08-26-2014 02:20 PM Go to last post

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