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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. Go to first new post The Top Technicians All Have This in Common

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  2. 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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  3. 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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    2 Weeks Ago 04:53 PM Go to last post
  4. 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, 3 Weeks Ago 08:08 AM
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    3 Weeks Ago 02:45 PM Go to last post
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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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    03-04-2014 01:51 PM Go to last post
  8. 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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    03-02-2014 09:46 AM Go to last post
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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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    02-20-2014 02:11 AM Go to last post
  12. Climate Control - Manual Recirculation

    "When selected, the touch screen button lights up to indicate that air is being recirculated." Page 8-6. Lights up I believe means green rather than...

    Started by SolarPower, 02-17-2014 08:39 PM
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    02-19-2014 02:06 PM Go to last post
  13. Coolant Overflow Tube Destination

    Greeting All. I am new to the forum but have owned a 2012 Volt since April '12. I love the car. In early November I was in an accident with...

    Started by jaero, 01-11-2014 12:42 PM
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    02-08-2014 11:39 AM Go to last post
  14. Shaking Coming From the Rear Of The Volt

    I need some opinions: I just noticed this week that my 2014 Volt with 1700 miles on it is starting to shake in the rear (I believe) when I am above...

    Started by Electric Sleigh, 02-02-2014 07:40 AM
    rims, shaking, suspension, tires
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    02-02-2014 01:45 PM Go to last post
  15. 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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    01-01-2014 01:09 AM Go to last post
  16. Premium Fuel?

    Does anyone know the compression on this engine? I'm wondering if the Premium gas requirement is to help with longevity in the tank or really needed...

    Started by rotorgoat8, 12-31-2013 01:39 PM
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    12-31-2013 08:22 PM Go to last post
  17. 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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    12-20-2013 03:10 PM Go to last post
  18. ONLY 35 MPG with a battery fully charged (cold temp)!!!

    :( Hello everyone !! It is getting very frustrating for me. Today, on a 8.7 miles round trip from home, I only got 35 MPG (0.26 gallons of gas...

    Started by slyastro, 01-04-2012 04:39 PM
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    12-13-2013 05:57 PM Go to last post
  19. Cover to charger door came off

    As I was removing the charging plug and I brushed against the charger door and the colored cover plate popped off. It looks like it has groves to...

    Started by cjohn1, 07-12-2011 09:32 PM
    cover to charger door, door cover
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    11-27-2013 06:57 AM Go to last post
  20. Going in for repair on Tuesday

    Had my 2012 in today for its first oil change (mobil1) with filter, with tire rotation and a full service wash(inside and outside), pretty good deal...

    Started by solar_dave, 06-08-2013 07:18 PM
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    11-21-2013 12:02 AM Go to last post
  21. 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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    11-15-2013 10:55 AM Go to last post

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