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by kpx
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:45 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Hot while charging
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Hot while charging

Even last summer on 3day trip into hot eastern WA (85-95F) I never noticed cooling fans while running or using DC fast chargers except maybe once...? And the energy use screen never showed any energy use for "battery maintenance" or whatever it calls it.
by kpx
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:40 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Does anyone else notice better battery mileage on the 2019 Bolt EV?
Replies: 4
Views: 4431

Re: Does anyone else notice better battery mileage on the 2019 Bolt EV?

Yeah, love the regenerating brakes! I hardly ever use the brake pedal--use the regenerating paddle on the steering wheel down to about 30mph then shift into L where there is a more "analog" control of the regeneration braking. Sweet! We have yet to venture below 20% on the battery level bu...
by kpx
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: Hot while charging
Replies: 4
Views: 616

Re: Hot while charging

My 2019 Bolt is currently on a level 2 240V charger. The garage is at 50F and the warmest anything is on the right hand (driver's side) of the engine compartment is 79F. There is a slight hum.
by kpx
Sun Oct 25, 2020 7:12 pm
Forum: Batteries and Charging
Topic: AC charging - how to raise 12 amps limit?
Replies: 5
Views: 794

Re: AC charging - how to raise 12 amps limit?

The 120V charging cord that came with the Bolt will only work on a 120V outlet. The 240 V outlets have a completely different plug (USA). On the charging section of your central display monitor there is a charge rate selection option of 8A or 12A, 8A is default (2019 Bolt at least). There is a cauti...

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