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  • 01-13-2017 07:45 PM
    P_L
    I got a thick plastic bag from work and will give the magnet idea a go. But thank goodness, the snow has stopped the last few days so I can wait before trying it out.
  • 01-12-2017 01:44 AM
    garyg
    both of mine sit outside and charge. I just bust the ice off and never had an issue. couple of sharp taps and away I go.
  • 01-11-2017 01:35 PM
    Coppersnowboarder
    Buy your Volt a Snuggie. http://www.mysnuggiestore.com/
  • 01-11-2017 01:25 PM
    Raymondjram
    Easy to do! Just swap cars, putting your Volt inside the garage.

    Or move south and avoid the snow permenently.
  • 01-11-2017 12:32 PM
    kns
    Quote Originally Posted by Lumos View Post
    ...I've thought about building a flexible water repellent shroud/snorkel to do this - something that could live on the j1772 connector and mate with the car sheet metal when plugged into the car. haven't needed to, yet, still want to...

    Lumos,
    2014 gen 1
    That's a good idea. Maybe something like this with the handle removed and slit along the length so it is open at the bottom and will fit over the charge port door. https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B0006IXNDW If you do it please report back with a photo. Thanks.

    KNS
  • 01-11-2017 12:00 PM
    P_L
    Quote Originally Posted by Henry_FL View Post
    How would you know? You just wrote the tesla sits in the garage all the time will the volt is outside

    Just put a dish rag to cover the port should solve your issues?
    Used the Tesla last winter a lot. Just got the Volt in Dec.
  • 01-11-2017 11:51 AM
    P_L
    Sorry about the double post. New to the forum and thought the first was entered before I got authorization to post. Thanks everyone for the ideas.
  • 01-11-2017 11:29 AM
    Just_Jon
    I was going to post about my sense of deja vu, but then I felt like I already had.
  • 01-11-2017 10:09 AM
    Henry_FL
    You already started a thread on the same subject and have many good suggestions

    http://gm-volt.com/forum/showthread....73#post3808673
  • 01-11-2017 09:52 AM
    P_L

    Snow in charging port

    I have to charge outside often and live in a very snowy area. Anybody have any fixes to keep snow out of the charge port while plugged in? Already had to use a credit card once to break an ice seal that prevented me from opening the port after the snow melted then refroze, and so freezing the cover shut. I did try to scoop as much snow as I could before closing the port door. I have taken to leaning a broom against the port to keep the snow out on snowy days.
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