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by cranial1963
Tue Feb 05, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Local / Regional Discussions
Topic: Calif: Purple HOV decals
Replies: 7
Views: 1166

Re: Calif: Purple HOV decals

Yep. The first I saw was on a Prius Prime in the past week or so. I just bought a new '19 Bolt Premier. I plan to hold out until I actually need them for later expiration, which means likely waiting for whatever comes after purple or after that. Currently, I don't travel during rush hour much so th...
by cranial1963
Wed Jan 09, 2019 9:46 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: How much will my battery degrade after two years of charging to 100% almost every night?
Replies: 40
Views: 4951

Re: How much will my battery degrade after two years of charging to 100% almost every night?

Thank you Sean. So you are not convinced that we all have the same 60KWh capacity when new? I have seen posted Torque Pro logs from other people, that they had taken when the Bolt was brand new, and a few were over 60 kWh, most were in the 57-59.x kWh range. It apparently does vary, by up to severa...
by cranial1963
Wed Oct 10, 2018 4:36 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Chevy free Basic APP through Onstar no longer free.
Replies: 8
Views: 2187

Re: Chevy free Basic APP through Onstar no longer free.

I bought my Bolt last year on 3/29/2017, and checking today via the https://my.chevrolet.com/onstar/myservices website, it says: "Active - No additional charge - Basic Plan - Active through: March 28, 2022" So this has changed? A quick web search revealed that te 5 year plan is still free,...
by cranial1963
Wed Sep 26, 2018 3:54 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: Waze now available on CarPlay
Replies: 12
Views: 1718

Re: Waze now available on CarPlay

...after looking around a bit, I think I am wrong, it appears Waze may use time and location to determine whether it is Day or Night, not the phone's light sensor. That doesn't seem right to me. It would mean that it wouldn't auto-switch under circumstances like going through tunnels or in dark sto...
by cranial1963
Tue Sep 25, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: Waze now available on CarPlay
Replies: 12
Views: 1718

Re: Waze now available on CarPlay

Go to Settings -> Display and map and change Mode to "Auto" - that will enable Waze to toggle between Day and Night mode based on the color of the air... :-) That's a great tip and I really appreciate it, but it was already set to "Auto" ????? Actually...after looking around a b...
by cranial1963
Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:31 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: Waze now available on CarPlay
Replies: 12
Views: 1718

Re: Waze now available on CarPlay

Google just released an update to Waze this morning which now supports CarPlay for Apple iPhones. Now we have the best nav. app. available for the infotainment console! I read it was available last night, and downloaded it to my phone. Then tried it on my way home last night. I've heard others RAVE...
by cranial1963
Thu Aug 30, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: SOC Guage on vehicle?
Replies: 33
Views: 8508

Re: SOC Guage on vehicle?

Hello, did you guys find the SOC, % or KWH value displayed on the can bus ? If so on the high speed or low speed network? Passive or upon request ? If possible can you send me the correct can ID : ludwig@eurotechauto.info I found a can bus formats on another forum: https://www.chevybolt.org/forum/1...
by cranial1963
Mon May 14, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: Chevrolet Bolt Reviews
Topic: Remote Link -- Useless with OnStar Basic Plan?
Replies: 8
Views: 1880

Re: Remote Link -- Useless with OnStar Basic Plan?

Update: 5/14/18: the "My Charging & Efficiency Status" on the https://my.chevrolet.com/myvehicle website is now working.
I wonder if this is related to my dealer visit last week to get the recall/software update(s)?
by cranial1963
Tue Apr 24, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: Chevrolet Bolt Reviews
Topic: Remote Link -- Useless with OnStar Basic Plan?
Replies: 8
Views: 1880

Re: Remote Link -- Useless with OnStar Basic Plan?

I have had my Bolt for 14 months now. Via the apps , both OnStar RemoteLink and myChevrolet , I can get charging status , issue Remote Commands, etc... However, via https://my.chevrolet.com/home , the "My Charging & Efficiency Status" no longer works, even though it used to. So now, I ...
by cranial1963
Mon Mar 12, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Ask Chevrolet
Topic: Is there any way to have the fan on and heating and cooling off?
Replies: 3
Views: 1216

Re: Is there any way to have the fan on and heating and cooling off?

If the little grey got is green, the Heat or A/C are on. If the little grey dot is not green, the Heat or A/C are off. Then depending on the Temp setting, the car is either actively heating or cooling. The Heat or A/C function could be off, and cool or hot air could still be exiting the vents as the...

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