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by psyflyjohn
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:25 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Safety issues
Replies: 11
Views: 2519

Re: Safety issues

Agreed ! I hit the Flasher button fairly frequently on the freeway when I see brake lights ahead. In aviation, the first rule of safety is to make yourself noticeable in the air and on the ground to avoid accidents. The rule is very applicable to autos also.
by psyflyjohn
Thu Jul 04, 2019 3:28 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Outside Temperature on Dash Display
Replies: 10
Views: 3589

Re: Outside Temperature on Dash Display

I find that the display of the outside temp. on the upper right hand corner to be perfect. How many times do you have to reference it, anyway? I usually just glance at it when I start a trip. When I arrive back home, I check it to see if the temp. is 90 degrees or over to determine if I need to plug...
by psyflyjohn
Sun Jun 30, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Bricked
Replies: 16
Views: 2461

Re: Bricked

If I was leaving a car unattended for a month at a time, I would have a solar trickle charger inside my windshield. I'd find one that desulphates as well as maintains a small trickle. Upon arrival, the 12v battery would be in better condition than when parked a month ago...
by psyflyjohn
Sat Jun 29, 2019 2:55 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Dead Car, Dead 12V Battery
Replies: 31
Views: 4668

Re: Dead Car, Dead 12V Battery

The battery monitor device is the Palumma at Amazon for $12.99. It does only read when the car is "on", since the lighter socket is dead when the ignition is off. It allows you to watch the behavior of the 12 V system when running. Changes in the the charging behavior will probably be a ha...
by psyflyjohn
Tue Jun 25, 2019 7:06 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Dead Car, Dead 12V Battery
Replies: 31
Views: 4668

Re: Dead Car, Dead 12V Battery

I've dealt with lead acid batteries for 50 yrs - both on cars and banks of them on RV's. They just get weaker over time, and fail to do their job after a while. It's a slow process characterized by a decreasing ability to hold a charge. The Bolt really doesn't seem to have a good monitoring system t...
by psyflyjohn
Thu May 23, 2019 2:50 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: 2019 Equinox and Bluetooth
Replies: 1
Views: 531

Re: 2019 Equinox and Bluetooth

Wrong forum...

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