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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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    01-20-2016 02:02 PM Go to last post
  1. Fuel Line Corroded and Leaking Fuel on 2012 with 53K mile and Cost to Repair $1200

    Recently noticed a gasoline smell in and around my car, even fuel pooled under my car. Dealer service technician located the leak and told me it had...

    Started by 2012Voltownerin2016, 08-27-2016 05:16 PM
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  2. How does engine heating work?

    It occurred to me today, when running HOLD for heat, that this is more complicated a question than it seems. There must be 4 different...

    Started by ampera_jed, 01-06-2017 07:35 PM
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    01-08-2017 05:05 PM Go to last post
  3. Feeling the steering

    I can feel the movement of my steering system under my left foot. I am wondering whether the grabbing of my cabin floor by the steering components...

    Started by Coppersnowboarder, 12-28-2016 06:11 AM
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    01-01-2017 09:15 PM Go to last post
  4. Weight distribution left right / front back?

    Been meaning to ask for a long while but just checking tyre pressures reminded me - I have always noticed that the front left tyre seems to be...

    Started by ampera_jed, 12-11-2016 11:57 AM
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    12-11-2016 05:42 PM Go to last post
  5. Unhappy Bearing/Whining Noise

    Hi All, I wanted to document the issue with my volt. My Volt has only 9100 miles on it and has been very reliable. On Thursday last week 4 day s...

    Started by ronmaf, 02-25-2013 02:51 PM
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    11-25-2016 05:04 PM Go to last post
  6. Had to replace rusted out rear rotors at 50k miles

    I took my 2012 Volt with 50+K miles on it in for inspection recently and they said the rear rotors were so badly rusted that they needed to be...

    Started by SolarVolter, 04-20-2016 05:37 PM
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    11-04-2016 11:52 AM Go to last post
  7. Volt gen 2 differential

    Does the current 2016/17 have an open or limited slip differential?

    Started by frogeye92, 10-13-2016 11:25 PM
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    10-16-2016 10:42 PM Go to last post
  8. what if..complete propulsion battery failure?

    Can the 2013 Volt drive indefinitely as a gas only model if the propulsion battery fails and I cannot afford to replace it? I assume their would be...

    Started by rampeyboy, 08-18-2016 04:09 PM
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    08-19-2016 04:21 PM Go to last post
  9. 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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    07-18-2016 03:28 PM Go to last post
  10. 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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    07-05-2016 10:39 PM Go to last post
  11. 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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    06-12-2016 10:53 AM Go to last post
  12. No electric heat yesterday, 3 start cycles, but fine today

    Yesterday was a very rainy day, and after I drove around in the rain in the morning, I left for the store in the afternoon. I was plugged in and at...

    Started by jdbridge, 11-12-2012 07:39 PM
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    05-11-2016 04:44 AM Go to last post
  13. 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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    05-04-2016 12:38 AM Go to last post
  14. Volt won't shift into Park or Low

    I drove my Volt about 10 miles to a restaurant. I pulled into the parking spot and was unable to shift into Park. I could shift into Drive, Neutral...

    Started by momoftriplets, 03-17-2013 10:33 PM
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    04-14-2016 05:36 PM Go to last post
  15. Question ( L ) Drive Question

    Hi, I've been trying to located an answer to my question within my Volt owners manual and searched at various sources online but to no avail. Unless...

    Started by ShannonVolt, 05-14-2012 10:31 PM
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    03-15-2016 08:05 PM Go to last post
  16. mountain mode...can you should you???

    the other day I was out, had some hills coming up...I was down to 2 miles left on EV, I switched to mountain mode before got there of course, after...

    Started by ST Dan, 02-07-2013 10:39 AM
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    03-14-2016 08:38 PM Go to last post
  17. 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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    03-12-2016 09:35 PM Go to last post
  18. What Is The Best Wiper Blade?

    I am going to replace the original equipment wiper blades (Bosch?) on my 2012 Volt. In your view, what is the best wiper blade available? What brand...

    Started by JamesMcQuaid, 02-28-2016 05:52 PM
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    03-01-2016 09:32 AM Go to last post
  19. Advice needed about pulling out a Volt with front tires stuck in the mud

    The front tires of my 2012 Volt are sunk about 12 in the rain-soaked lawn off the end of my concrete driveway, and there is no room in front of the...

    Started by Saints Fan, 01-30-2016 08:27 PM
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    01-31-2016 06:10 PM Go to last post
  20. Volt Airbags NOT Manufactured by Takata

    Due to another needless death, the number of Takata manufactured airbag related recalls will be increased next week. CORRECTION: Fortunately,...

    Started by JamesMcQuaid, 01-22-2016 09:56 PM
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    01-23-2016 11:25 AM Go to last post

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