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by trevmar
Fri Mar 05, 2021 3:33 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: RECALL
Replies: 39
Views: 10324

Re: RECALL

.............We were waiting for Hyundai to talk about the LG Energy Solution (LGES) statement on Kona Electric fires for a while, but now InsideEVs has an official explanation for them. According to Hyundai, it was indeed a folded anode tab in the batteries that caused the fires. Remember that thes...
by trevmar
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:47 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: RECALL
Replies: 39
Views: 10324

Re: RECALL

by trevmar
Fri Feb 19, 2021 10:28 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: RECALL
Replies: 39
Views: 10324

Re: RECALL

See update at

https://insideevs.com/news/489388/gm-so ... -ev-fires/

Best outcome would be battery replacement IMO so watch Kona issue closely and see what Hyundai does
by trevmar
Wed Feb 10, 2021 4:42 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: RECALL
Replies: 39
Views: 10324

Re: RECALL

.................."once the investigation has been completed and defective battery packs have been identified and replaced or repaired."

https://insideevs.com/news/487144/chevr ... update-gm/
by trevmar
Wed Jan 27, 2021 3:38 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: News about Bolt Battery Fires
Replies: 25
Views: 8736

Re: News about Bolt Battery Fires

From Inside EV's............ "Recently Recalled Hyundai Kona Electric Catches Fire In South Korea Was the recall effective or not? Surprisingly, GM should also be concerned. Hyundai apparently did the right thing when some Kona Electric units caught fire in South Korea, Canada, and Austria: it ...
by trevmar
Tue Jan 26, 2021 11:21 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: Cargo Area Light - 2020 Bolt
Replies: 7
Views: 1248

Re: Cargo Area Light - 2020 Bolt

I'd like to think "the battery rundown protection system automatically turns the lamp off after some time". is actually "the battery rundown protection system automatically turns the lamp off when the closed circuit voltage reaches 12.XX volts, and the HV battery automatically kicks i...
by trevmar
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:49 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: RECALL
Replies: 39
Views: 10324

Re: RECALL

I don't know if it's coincidence, but 2 days ago our Bolt "refused" to charge beyond 205 miles, something it has never done before. It's always been 240-255 miles when "fully charged"

Is it possible GM did this over the air ?
by trevmar
Tue Sep 01, 2020 8:04 pm
Forum: General / Main Chevy Bolt Owners Forum
Topic: Dead Car, Dead 12V Battery
Replies: 34
Views: 32853

Re: Dead Car, Dead 12V Battery

It does seem amazing that 50 years after putting a man on the moon, and back in the days when cars had dynamos (remember them?), a little red lamp (with a filament.....) would come on to warn you if your fan belt had broken and the 12 v battery wasn't being charged or was otherwise faulty. Progress?

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