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  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: Burning smell after drive with ICE run TSB# 16-NA-127 (install carbon cabin filter)

    Please help the first time Volt owner here. The first day I picked up my car, I noticed this burning smell coming under the hood after I used up my...

    Started by benz, 11-17-2015 10:47 AM
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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Service Battery Charging System DTCs P1F5A P1F59 P0D26 P0D09 P1EBD PIC6200 PIC6182

    Hi I picked up a new 2016 Volt about 3 weeks ago as my DD ( I commute from about 80 miles per day from DC suburbs to downtown Baltimore ) and...

    Started by texel-e, 03-30-2016 01:07 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: "No Remote Detected" message or intermittent remote functionality TSB# 16-NA-396

    This morning, I went shopping and, when I came back home, I plugged my car in the garage, as usual. In the afternoon, I needed to go somewhere and...

    Started by Krusty79, 01-16-2016 02:05 PM
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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Volt USB ports don't work #16-NA-242: Diagnostic Tips for USB Receptacle Inoperative

    Neither of the two usb ports in my new 2016 volt work. Plug in an iPhone 6. Nothing. Anybody else have this problem?

    Started by Eddie$, 03-13-2016 01:17 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: PIC6244 "Shift To Park" Message Multiple Propulsion / Transmission DTCs

    2016 Volt, produced October 2015, about 500 miles on engine, 17,600 total, car died. At dealer for 10 days total, Transmission replaced. Back to...

    Started by MrEnergyCzar, 03-30-2017 05:28 PM
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    transmission
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    3 Weeks Ago 04:27 PM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: Brake pedal clicking or squeaking noise Bulletins # 16-NA-049 and 16-NA-147

    Whenever I lightly tap my foot on the brake pedal on my 2016 Volt, I hear a clicking noise coming from the brake pedal. So I took my car to the...

    Started by bobhope123, 04-07-2016 11:20 AM
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  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: “Propulsion Power is Reduced” DTC P0A7F PIC6203 Customer Satisfaction Campaign #16055

    Just got this message on my.chevrolet.com Funny enough I had my 17 at the dealer in order to fix an annoying wind sound past 35mph(which...

    Started by bakedpatato, 12-06-2016 12:36 PM
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  8. Sticky Thread Sticky: PIP5472 Short Duration Misfire Rough Idle MIL On During Cold Start P050D P0300 P030x

    Got a check engine light this morning. *Update to original post: Error Code P0300.* The car only has 1400 miles on it. It was cold 7F and my gas...

    Started by bradbissell, 02-12-2016 06:32 AM
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  9. Sticky Thread Sticky: Infotainment system issues - Service Bulletin PIC5461

    At the risk of gaining a reputation...has anyone had problems with the infotainment system not working. I have. 2017 Volt in which I use an iPhone 6...

    Started by MSG, 03-19-2016 11:21 AM
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  10. Sticky Thread Sticky: PIC6275 Intermittent P018B P0AC4 U18A2 P16E0 Stall or Reduced Power Message

    I have had my new 2016 Volt for 1 week, and have been loving it. I have about 250 miles on it and probably 220EV vs 30GAS. Today when I was...

    Started by rybidybo, 12-31-2015 08:41 PM
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  11. Unhappy Sticky Thread Sticky: No start Loss of propulsion "Shift to Park" message Campaign # 16017 Cable misaligned

    It's hard to believe that I was having a scary problem on the first day of my new 2017 Volt. It happened literally in less than 5 hours after...

    Started by mlee, 07-12-2016 02:58 AM
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  12. Sticky Thread Sticky: Check Engine Lamp DTC P059F (Active Grill Shutter fault)TSB# 16-NA-203

    CEL came on. Onstar tells me it's code P059F, Active Grill Shutter. Anyone else experience this on a GM car? I have an appointment for...

    Started by heyeph, 12-05-2015 04:31 PM
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  13. Cool Sticky Thread Sticky: Lane Keep Assist or Forward Collision Alert Issues Campaign #39570: Service Update

    I got my Volt 2017 Premium in November. It took a while to get used to the Lane Assist feature, and the Adaptive Cruise Control. I have noticed...

    Started by einarulfsson, 02-04-2017 11:26 AM
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    feedback, lane assist, software update, volt 2017
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  14. Sticky Thread Sticky: Check Engine Light P2097 Bulletin PIP5410

    Just happened on the way home from work, ambient temp 51F. Running ICE on interstate, engine started bucking/missing, engine light came on. On-star...

    Started by Hank101, 02-03-2015 06:29 PM
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  15. Sticky Thread Sticky: Service Update Campaigns 28340 and 32340 misfires

    I just went to my dealer to have the Android Auto update applied, they stated their was a recall which came out yesterday for reprogramming the ecm....

    Started by MrvW, 03-04-2016 03:47 PM
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  16. Sticky Thread Sticky: Service Update Campaign # 27660 RE: "Engine Not Available" Message

    I took my 2016 Volt in for routine service yesterday at a dealer, and the staff informed me of some additional work that needed to be done. What...

    Started by Dbpete, 07-24-2016 12:36 PM
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  17. Sticky Thread Sticky: TSB #16-NA-286 Brake System DTCs C05AD C0580 or P05FF

    I've gotten brake error codes a couple of times on my 2017. GM engineering has been working with the service department of my dealer to try and...

    Started by bjrosen, 09-09-2016 04:23 PM
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    09-11-2016 07:17 PM Go to last post
  18. Sticky Thread Sticky: Fuel smell / leak Bulletin # 16-NA-136 Campaign #40240

    Recently drove our G2 a long trip from Oregon to California and back. We had ~6000 miles on it at the time. While filling the tank for the 5th time...

    Started by Bgkiwi, 05-06-2016 12:07 AM
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  19. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: PIC6211: No Start/ No Propulsion DTC P0A0C

    So, driving down I-5 today with 15-20 percent battery left with the vehicle in mountain mode. First time using it, btw. All of the sudden we (the...

    Started by SoccerVolt, 06-02-2016 02:13 AM
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  20. Sticky Thread Sticky: Already?!? Service Campaign # 43940 BTSI Solenoid / Shifter operation

    I just got a call from my dealer that I bought my 2017 Volt from on Saturday and he said I have to bring the car in right away so they can look at it...

    Started by Outlandergirl, 06-27-2016 12:32 PM
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  21. Sticky Thread Sticky: Service Update Campaign #38240 Front Seat Track Lockset Issue

    Hi all - just thought I'd share this service update that was performed on my 2016 Volt when I took it in for my 7500. Here is the full text on my...

    Started by CalBear, 06-21-2016 01:16 AM
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  22. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Punctured Coolant Hose - Service Bulletin # 16-NA-114

    So, I noticed a puddle of coolant under the car. Popped the hood and noticed that the coolant supply line (from the reservoir) has punctured at a...

    Started by rio, 05-29-2016 09:51 PM
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  23. Smile Sticky Thread Sticky: ECM Reprogram Service Update Campaign # 00540 chuggle

    Hello: I just returned from my dealer, Pellegrino Chevrolet in Deptford, NJ. They performed recalls 00540 and 28340, Engine Control Module...

    Started by Big Moe, 02-17-2016 02:42 PM
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  24. Sticky Thread Sticky: Service Update campaign # 34510 Fuel Door HPCM2 update 2017 Only

    Posting this in it's own thread as a notification of the existence of this update for SOME 2017 Volts to address a timing issue with the fuel...

    Started by WopOnTour, 04-21-2016 04:09 PM
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  25. Sticky Thread Sticky: Service Update Campaign # 23010 airbag wiring

    So I went to get the Android Auto update, and found out they were two recalls for the 2016, one to fix some engine misfiring issues, and the other...

    Started by Kionter, 03-21-2016 05:18 PM
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  26. Sticky Thread Sticky: Missing Tire Inflator Kits - Campaign # 26900

    Chevrolet forgot to include the tire inflator kit in some 2016 Volts (mine, for example). Inside EVs has a short story on how to get the missing kit:...

    Started by ColoradoVolt, 03-11-2016 06:32 PM
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  1. Does the 2017 LT have a low washer fluid notification?

    Title says it all. I'm still new enough with my Volt that I'm still working out my maintenance routine.

    Started by obermd, 16 Hours Ago 10:39 PM
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  2. 2017 Cruise Control / Brake pedal issue

    Could anyone with a 2017 Volt LT run a simple test for me? My car has been in the shop non-stop thanks to a braking issue. The car was returned to...

    Started by Joiner, 03-10-2017 07:34 PM
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  3. Battery Cell Issues

    Has anyone had any battery cell issues on their Gen2 Volt? My Volt is currently at the dealership having a battery cell replaced. Dave

    Started by Driven, 3 Weeks Ago 03:24 PM
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  4. Poll Poll: Volt Gen-2 Reliability Poll

    Curious how many of our gen-2 Volt owners require service visits. Please vote if you've owned/leased a 2016 or 2017 Volt 1 month or longer. ...

    Started by ChiVolt, 09-18-2016 06:47 PM
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  5. Question 2017 Volt Weird Propulsion Issue When Engaging Drive

    Hi all, let me first say hi to everyone on this forum! I've been lurking for a few months now and have picked up all sorts of useful info from you...

    Started by voltco, 2 Weeks Ago 03:28 PM
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  6. software to address radio and infotainment system complaints?

    Since the 2017 Volt doesn't have a CD player, I play music by copying MP3s onto a USB memory stick and plugging it into one of the two USB ports in...

    Started by 0xdeadbeef, 03-10-2017 01:39 PM
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  7. Front parking sensor malfunctioning

    On low speeds the front parking sensor sometimes malfunctioning. It can happen when some cars are crossing intersection while I am waiting on red....

    Started by OlegE, 3 Weeks Ago 06:03 PM
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  8. Voltstats.net not accurate?

    My wife and I went to Portland Oregon yesterday shopping with our 2016 Volt. After the trip dash displayed, 47.5 electric miles (14.4 KWH used)...

    Started by alfon, 1 Week Ago 10:03 AM
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  9. Charge Door Open Warning when car starts, door is closed

    I have a 2017 Volt Premier, owned for about 6 months and starting about a month ago, the car will display the Charge Door Open warning when I start...

    Started by gohvolt, 1 Week Ago 04:31 PM
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    1 Week Ago 10:18 PM Go to last post
  10. Problem since day 1: "No Remote Detected" with other combined issues when it happens

    Hi: Ever since I picked up my car, I have intermittently had the following problem: No Remote Detected on the main display After...

    Started by teksavy, 12-13-2016 07:33 PM
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  11. How often do "Chargin Preferences" expire?

    I got this today while on the drive home, kind of an odd time. Apparently it reset the charge amperage from 12a to 8a. I guess it at 90 days?

    Started by Shivetya, 1 Week Ago 04:31 PM
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  12. Possible heater issue, occasional "burning smell" on Max setting.

    I am hesitant to call this a problem, and am wondering if anyone else has noticed this? Perhaps this will go away over time (car was purchased end...

    Started by cuzed2, 02-05-2017 11:25 AM
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  13. 2016-17 Volt engine / power train; update improvement in mpg on gas

    Has any other forum members noticed that after the engine software update their mpg's on gas has improved. We have a 2016 Volt Premier purchased July...

    Started by alfon, 2 Weeks Ago 09:59 AM
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  14. My Volt 2016 just died while driving on the freeway! Almost got into an accident

    My wife was driving on a busy freeway. As soon as the battery depleted she heard loud grinding noise, she almost completely lost handling and...

    Started by borik.chv, 3 Weeks Ago 04:13 PM
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    drive unit broke, engine not available, volt 2016 dead
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  15. Exclamation '16 Volt backfiring?

    I've noticed that fairly frequently my Volt makes a noise resemblant to backfiring when the engine starts. It seems to happen more at low speeds and...

    Started by Arcanox, 10-11-2016 08:34 PM
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  16. Innaccurate Charge Time Estimate

    Within the last couple weeks, the "Cord" (120v) charge complete time for my 2016 Volt has become way off, estimating several hours longer than...

    Started by Jeffrey204, 03-21-2017 03:04 PM
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    3 Weeks Ago 02:07 PM Go to last post
  17. Issue with external open/close door button - driver's door

    The button did not work intermittently. It required to press harder to open the door lock. Now it stopped working at all. Buttons on 3 other doors...

    Started by OlegE, 3 Weeks Ago 07:01 PM
    door button
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  18. Replacing Mirror in the Side Mirror unit

    I scratched side mirror reflective surface (it is actually plastic covered with metal dust) when cleaning it. On all my previous cars the mirrors...

    Started by OlegE, 3 Weeks Ago 05:46 PM
    side mirror
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  19. "Heater Service" message. What need to be done?

    I got a message "Heater Service" or "Heater Maintenance" or something like that. I don't remember exactly. I pressed "Dismiss" and the message never...

    Started by OlegE, 3 Weeks Ago 05:53 PM
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  20. Unhappy 2017 Volt LT "Shift to Park", Lost Power

    I would like to share an issue I experienced on Friday May 5th. While traveling to work, my 2017 Volt LT turned on the engine check light and...

    Started by tony.tc.lau, 05-12-2017 03:21 AM
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    shift to park, transmission
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    3 Weeks Ago 01:45 PM Go to last post

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