Chevrolet Volt Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Chevrolet Volt

Chevrolet Volt Problems

Cabin Heating Issue

2013 Chevrolet Volts seem to commonly have issues with their heating systems (poor or no heat provided to the cabin). The check engine light (MIL) may return a DTC of P26A9 which is the 'Engine Coolant Bypass Valve Position Sensor'. Take the car to your dealer to have it checked out and replaced, if necessary.

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Chevrolet Volt Recalls

Steering Tie Rod Linkage Loose At Gear

The steering linkage inner tie rod end may be loose where it attaches to the steering gear. Dealers will replace the steering gear free of charge to resolve the concern.

Engine May Start After Exiting Vehicle

The engine may start after exiting the vehicle, due to a software issue. The dealership will update vehicle engine management software to correct this problem.

The Brakes May Not Perform as Expected

Operation of the anti-lock brake system (ABS), traction control, and electronic stability control (ESC) puts to use a brake pressure modulator valve assembly. This valve assembly can fail causing the front brakes to lock up and not release. Locking of the brakes could result in loss of steering control and/or lengthened stopping distance, increasing the risk of a crash. dealers will replace the brake pressure modulator valve assembly to correct this concern.

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Chevrolet Volt Reviews

I purchased my Chevy Volt in October of 2012 at Blossom Chevrolet in Indianapolis, Indiana from Martin McNeelan and am simply in-love with this car. Especially since gasoline cracked the $4.00 barrier recently. Sure makes the price of the Volt a real bargain now and the fact that I've only visited a gas station three (yes-3) times in eight months now for fuel. The Volt handles like a sport...
The Volt is the best car I've ever owned both from a performance (fun to drive) and from a quality perspective. The immediate torque from an electric car makes for a really enjoyable experience and the Volt is so well balanced that you can drive it like a sports car. EVs tend to be ugly, but the Volt is actually quite attractive. Sure, I'd take a Tesla in an instant, but short of that, I wou...

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