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by jivskip
Wed Jul 25, 2012 7:34 pm
Forum: Chevy Volt Owners Lounge
Topic: Airport garage
Replies: 0
Views: 4785

Airport garage

After some soft discussions with the airport at PHL - they have found a suitable socket for me to use. No charge to charge. However I am now worried if I leave the car for 7 days or so - what will I find when I return. The biggest question is the charging device. While orange is a popular Philadelph...
by jivskip
Sat Nov 26, 2011 8:52 am
Forum: Chevy Volt Owners Lounge
Topic: RANGE GOING DOWN AFTER CHARGING OVERNIGHT
Replies: 17
Views: 10055

Re: RANGE GOING DOWN AFTER CHARGING OVERNIGHT

For what it is worth - same happening here. But only a few miles so far. Dealer also said somewhere in the software is a calculation of driving style. If I hot rod the car (very easy to do) my battery will handle support less and less miles. I don't know where this is placed in the calculations howe...
by jivskip
Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:51 am
Forum: Chevy Volt Owners Lounge
Topic: PRNDL - Anyone use L?
Replies: 8
Views: 5687

Re: PRNDL - Anyone use L?

Checked with Volt advisor who suggested I use the lower "gear". Does anybody know if this is really a gear....how it works. Based on the results, it just seems like a software package with a new balance between disc brakes and regenerative. On higher speeds, I use cruise control which does...
by jivskip
Wed Oct 12, 2011 5:43 am
Forum: Chevy Volt Owners Lounge
Topic: 3883 WOO HOO! Level 2 anyone?
Replies: 17
Views: 9349

Re: 3883 WOO HOO! Level 2 anyone?

Used the SPX EVSE plug in model. Got my very local electrical contractor to run a 240V line in the general direction of the volt. Cheap. And then I just plugged it in. This way I can always unplug the SPX and take it with me to the next house.
by jivskip
Sat Oct 08, 2011 5:49 am
Forum: Chevy Volt Owners Lounge
Topic: Bluetooth with Verizon Thunderbolt
Replies: 5
Views: 3472

Re: Bluetooth with Verizon Thunderbolt

I have an equally interesting cell phone - Samsung Charge which even Verizon technicians can't get to work on all cylinders. However it works great with the Volt but not as the Volt manual suggests. When I picked up the Volt this week, the dealer showed me how the bluetooth worked. Er ah... However ...

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