Tag - Use, Care & Maintenance - Gen 1 Chevy Volt

2014 Chevy Volt with 122k. Red Flags or Not?

So the owner was a second owner and drove the 60k miles and claimed only changed the oil change twice in 4 years 60k miles of ownership. This seems unreasonable and his excuse was the Volt maintenance light dictated his oil changes intervals. I passed ...

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Help please! windshield issue

I noticed a rock chip on my windshield this evening while out for a drive. I contacted my insurance to explore options, and they suggested Safelite, who mentioned that the chip is small enough for repair. I'm curious if repairing this chip is cons...

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2013 Doing the spark plug replacement myself.

Hi all, I got a 2013 second hand volt at 140k miles. I just took off the spark plugs myself and realized that they are all ACDelco ones with part number 55585534, or ACDelco 41-122. Can someone tell me if this is the original spark plug or it has been ...

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2014 Irritating Spark Plug change

With gas prices up and over 65,000 miles I decided to check the spark plugs on my 2014 Volt. When I pulled the first plug it looked like it has been running very rich. I checked the gap at it was only at .023. I pulled the rest of the...

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2014 Oil Drain Plug stripped

I had the oil in my 2014 Volt changed. When I picked it up the service manager at my local tire store (I dislike my dealer) said that they had a hard time getting the plug out and it stripped the hole when they did. They could not securely put...

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Any way to change air temperature faster?

Hello, as the subject states I'm looking to see if there's a way to change The air temperature on the 1st Gen Chevy volts with the red and blue up and down arrows? It seems like I just have to hold it for a solid 10 seconds to change the...

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2012 Georgia Vehicle Inspection Readiness Failure

My 2012 Chevrolet Volt is not passing vehicle inspection due to a Readiness failure (Fail 3). I drove it already more than 50 miles on gas as advised by the certified dealer (which I don't feel like I should have to do) and it still fails the Read...

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Oil Drain Plug issues?

After three years and at 35% oil life remaining I got tired of Carfax nagging me about the oil life and had the oil changed when I had my tire store rotate my tires. The oil was changed at the last scheduled dealer service as part of my 12-month warran...

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