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by vevs
Sun Jan 15, 2017 7:26 pm
Forum: General Chevy Volt Forum
Topic: Regular unleaded gas, is it ok?
Replies: 2
Views: 3147

Re: Regular unleaded gas, is it ok?

I bought a 2013 volt used in 2016 which had 1/2 a tank of at least 6 month old gas of unknown quality. The gas engine sounded diesel like when I opened the hood and turned the car on. I filled the rest of the tank with "Top Shelf" premium and a lot of the rattle went away. Gen 1 engine use...
by vevs
Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:39 pm
Forum: General Chevy Volt Forum
Topic: 2016 Chevy Volt Battery Issues?
Replies: 4
Views: 9293

Re: 2016 Chevy Volt Battery Issues?

On the average, chemical reaction rates double or decrease by 50% for every 20 degree Centigrade temperature change, batteries included. The Volt uses the battery to heat or cool the battery. Heat is "expensive", cooling like a heat pump not quite as bad. My 2013 Volt got 46.5 miles (per c...
by vevs
Sun Jan 15, 2017 6:07 pm
Forum: General Chevy Volt Forum
Topic: Chevy Volt tires issue
Replies: 6
Views: 9651

Re: Chevy Volt tires issue

Set the driver display to tire pressure monitor mode, and watch pressures. Low pressure not good, and pinched side wall more likely. My experience with repeated flats was caused by roofing nails falling on driveway from deteriorating roof overhanging drive.
by vevs
Sun Jan 15, 2017 5:26 pm
Forum: Chevy Volt Buyers Forums
Topic: any bicycle rack option?
Replies: 1
Views: 8915

Re: any bicycle rack option?

My Malibu Maxx window rack was a poor fit on my 2013 Volt. There are two 1 1/4 inch hitch receiver styles available, one (I have) fits just below the backup light assembly; the other bolts to the rear (internal) bumper beam and is covered by the (flip up) license plate. Search on Volt hitch to see t...

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