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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 03:43 PM
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    2 Weeks Ago 03:02 PM Go to last post
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  2. 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, 1 Week Ago 09:27 PM
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  3. 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, 2 Weeks Ago 10:56 PM
    air bag, death, takata
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  4. Any possible Hack to disable A/C operation in Heating mode Eco & Max

    Hi All, In Australia where winters are fairly dry and most areas we DO NOT suffer from the the need to remove cabin condensation / fog, is there...

    Started by Aus1, 3 Weeks Ago 06:21 AM
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    a/c, climate control, fault, heating, override
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    2 Weeks Ago 06:36 AM Go to last post
  5. 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 01:43 AM
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    3 Weeks Ago 03:53 PM Go to last post
  6. Windshield wipers Volt 2015

    My windshield wipers could not keep up with heavy Midwest rains last summer. It was really scary at times. I took to dealer & was told the wipers...

    Started by Ann G, 4 Weeks Ago 09:50 PM
    wipers mileage
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  7. 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 05:00 PM
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    4 Weeks Ago 06:32 PM Go to last post
  8. 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 09:24 PM
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    01-02-2016 01:40 AM Go to last post
  9. Role of REAR BRAKES during light braking

    This question presumes that regen during braking involves the front wheels only. Is this the case? If so, then, when one applies subtle braking...

    Started by victrolux, 08-11-2015 01:45 PM
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    12-21-2015 04:51 PM Go to last post
  10. Clicking from wheels in stop and go driving

    I have had my volt for about two months now and for quite some time I have intermittently been hearing a clicking from each of the wheels when...

    Started by Triscb82, 12-22-2011 04:08 PM
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    12-15-2015 04:01 PM Go to last post
  11. clicking gas pedal

    ive noticed that the gas/electric pedal switch clicks at top position. does anyone else notice this? i find it annoying that pulse and gliding which...

    Started by AllenL, 08-26-2011 02:04 AM
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    12-05-2015 11:04 PM Go to last post
  12. Volt wouldn't shut off

    I ran into a problem with my 2012 Volt this morning. When I first got in it, it indicated a charging error, and showed no electric miles on the...

    Started by ronmerkord, 11-23-2015 06:53 PM
    p0606, p1e00, vcim
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    11-24-2015 03:03 PM Go to last post
  13. 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 07:42 PM
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    11-16-2015 08:15 PM Go to last post
  14. 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 08:39 PM
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  15. 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 01:20 AM
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    09-04-2015 12:58 PM Go to last post
  16. 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 07:29 PM
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    08-05-2015 11:30 AM Go to last post
  17. Strange noise after shutdown... until brakes are applied

    Here is the situation I park my Volt (put it into park and put the parking brake on), I release the brake pedal and shut it down. Just after the...

    Started by Fwenk, 10-11-2012 11:00 PM
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    07-29-2015 05:22 PM Go to last post
  18. 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, 06-30-2015 12:26 PM
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    06-30-2015 08:02 PM Go to last post
  19. 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 11:56 PM
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    06-04-2015 01:08 PM Go to last post
  20. 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 04:02 PM
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    bearing noise regen whine
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    05-06-2015 05:55 PM Go to last post
  21. 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 06:00 AM
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    04-22-2015 12:02 PM Go to last post

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