Helm In has Volt Service Manual set available again
Grab our Forum Feed

+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: Helm In has Volt Service Manual set available again

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2010
    Bayamon, Puerto Rico

    Thumbs up Helm In has Volt Service Manual set available again

    No Volt or Bolt EV yet!

    2009 Chevrolet Equinox 2LT
    Level 2 JuiceBox EVSE installed at 7.2 kW
    Registered EVSE at PlugShare
    Waiting for the first EV to charge!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    May 2011
    Westchester county NY


    apparently for 2011's NOT 2012's. the 2012's seem to be available in french only. C'est l'avie

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Dec 2010
    Phoenix, AZ


    You can sign up for notification of the 2012 manual release here:


  4. Remove Advertisements

  5. Advertisement

  6. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2009
    Suburb of Detroit, MI

    Default Maintenance Manuals

    I can confirm availablilty. I happened to check the web site last Saturday - it let me order it. No news until about Tuesday when I got an email saying it had shipped. The tracking link got nothing for a couple of days, then after another day or so it showed as a valid order, but no real status. I was surprized that this evening a big box was sitting in the kitchen. It includes three fairly thick (2 inches) books, lots of drawings.
    About 4 weeks ago I had given up on the maintenance manual being available so I ordered the "Service Infomation DVD". It might be just me, but I do not see how the DVD is useful. It seems to be for professionals doing maintenance who have to look up "service bulletins", but if that is the case then it is far from current - it was current as of about April of this year (just when my Volt came off the line). The Maintenance Manual set DOES look impressive. In fact in just a couple of minutes of skipping through it I found an explanation of the "disconnect from OnStar" rules when not contacted over an extended time frame.
    BTW, I had signed up to receive an email notification as soon as the manual was available - did not get that email.
    Last edited by JohnK; 09-15-2011 at 08:36 PM. Reason: add a point

  7. #5
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    SF Bay Area, CA, USA


    Yup, I just got my copy a few minutes ago. The shipping weight was 16 pounds.

    Here's the cover of volume 2 which contains the section on the Volt's "Hybrid/EV" components.
    Attached Images

  8. #6
    Join Date
    Sep 2010
    San Diego, CA. VIN B-95


    Quote Originally Posted by JohnK View Post
    IIt might be just me, but I do not see how the DVD is useful. It seems to be for professionals doing maintenance who have to look up "service bulletins"
    Oh foo. I was hoping for *that* much money the DVD included the service manual as soft copy, in addition to whatever else they had in there.

    So is it just a bunch of videos on how to perform the service bulletins?

  9. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    New Canaan, CT


    Thanks John, AZ, Jeff. I bit the bullet too and ordered a set before my conscience and/or wife is catching up with me. I'm not saving gas money by ordering all that stuff, but it's all for the greater good. And a little to satisfy my curiosity of how that thing is built. It's probably also better that I'm subsidizing a paper mill in the midwest, than a nation in that particular conflict prone area of the world.

+ Reply to Thread

Quick Reply Quick Reply

  • Decrease Size
    Increase Size
  • Remove Text Formatting
  • Insert LinkInsert ImageInsert Video
  • Wrap [QUOTE] tags around selected text

Similar Threads

  1. Helm Inc delays sale of Chevy Volt Service Manual
    By Raymondjram in forum Chevy Volt Engineering and Design
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 09-09-2011, 04:13 PM
  2. Anyone know where to find an electronic copy of the 2012 Volt Manual.
    By maestro77 in forum Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 09-04-2011, 03:27 PM
  3. High voltage battery manual service disconnect (MSD)
    By Alex92 in forum Li-Ion Battery, Charging, & Battery Managment System - Chevy Volt
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 07-06-2011, 09:48 PM
  4. Amp draw from my 200 amp service for the 240 volt charger
    By Big Moe in forum Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Replies: 11
    Last Post: 01-18-2011, 03:21 PM
  5. 2011 Chevrolet Volt Owner Manual now in .PDF
    By Mark Z in forum Generation 1 Volt (2011-2015)
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 12-10-2010, 02:50 PM


Posting Permissions

  • You may post new threads
  • You may post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts