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by trevmar
Thu Dec 23, 2021 6:37 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: Buyback Process
Replies: 13
Views: 8117

Re: Buyback Process

Sorry to hear you were denied. We (in CA) just got our offer letter by e-mail from Michigan, the same day we got a 3881 recall notice by snail mail. Go figure. I don't know if filing a complaint with BBB helped our case but we got there. The chap at BBB was very helpful and concurred with me that th...
by trevmar
Mon Oct 11, 2021 5:27 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: 3 beep alarm stuck ON in my Bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 4551

Re: 3 beep alarm stuck ON in my Bolt

............."Once the Back-Up Battery is activated it will stay on until it has completely discharged. The back-up battery is not rechargeable and once activated the back-up battery must be replaced"........... https://rts.i-car.com/collision-repair-news/backup-batteries-and-main-battery-...
by trevmar
Wed Oct 06, 2021 1:39 pm
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: 3 beep alarm stuck ON in my Bolt
Replies: 2
Views: 4551

Re: 3 beep alarm stuck ON in my Bolt

I think I read somewhere the on-star system has a reserve "one-time" primary battery that can be used once only in an emergency - maybe that needs replacing?
by trevmar
Thu Sep 30, 2021 7:59 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: Buyback Process
Replies: 13
Views: 8117

Re: Buyback Process

I'm in the same boat, but the "rep" last week asked for a photo of the odometer - which is risky on their part as anyone can fraudulently alter that. I told them they would be better to take the mileage shown in the monthly diagnostic report - seems like a no-brainer to me Crucially, their...
by trevmar
Sat Aug 14, 2021 2:06 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: RECALL
Replies: 83
Views: 76829

Re: RECALL

Now I am reading that

"GM will replace recalled vehicles’ lithium ion battery modules with new lithium ion battery modules. "

(see https://my.chevrolet.com/how-to-support ... ltevrecall)

Surely, that implies they will be replaced whether "faulty" or not ???
by trevmar
Fri Aug 13, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: RECALL
Replies: 83
Views: 76829

Re: RECALL

Finally broke down and had our 2017 Bolt "fixed" yesterday, indeed it was like having your pet "fixed" at the vet as you still only get 90% of what you paid for when you started out......... But interestingly the service guy (far more helpful than the sales guy) told us to call 8...
by trevmar
Tue Aug 10, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: RECALL
Replies: 83
Views: 76829

Re: RECALL

Was your impression that it would be a 'generic' letter from GM, or just a "one-off" letter to you personally that is specific to your circumstances?

Thanks
by trevmar
Fri Jul 30, 2021 2:24 am
Forum: News and Main Chevy Bolt EV Forum
Topic: RECALL
Replies: 83
Views: 76829

Re: RECALL

Some more info on Bolt fires. Time we heard a bit more from GM.........

https://electrek.co/2021/07/28/everythi ... -ev-fires/

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