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  1. First charge at home does not charge

    Charging and Batteries
    Hi, I bought a used 2017 Bolt, i took it our of the dealer with full charge. after 3 days i plugged it at home with the standard charger included in the car. The light on the charger is red and the car does not charge. Nothing show on the panel. Any suggestion is appreciated. Irene
  2. Concurrent charging

    Charging and Batteries
    Is it recommended to charge two EVs at the same time from the same outlet? My wife and I own a Bolt and a Model 3. There's only one 30 watt NEMA 220V outlet in the garage. Can we buy a NEMA splitter and charge both cars at the same time? Will this be safe or slow down the charging?
  3. 2020 Bolt overcharging/overheating?

    2017+ Chevy Bolt EV Issues And Problems
    Hello all. I'm hoping someone here can help me. I’ve owned a 2020 Bolt EV for about two weeks now, and until yesterday, was charging via the L1 charger that came with the car while I waited for a 240v outlet to be installed in my garage for an L2 charger. Over the weekend that outlet was...
  4. Charging habits

    Charging and Batteries
    Hi, Wondering what the best charging habit would be to preserve the battery. I charge up to 80% and my daily average is 25 miles/day. I live in the Midwest. Is it best to charge daily, level 2, for 1hr. To get the 25 miles back. Or let the battery go down to 30-40% and charge up again to 80% as...
  5. Baby, it's cold outside.

    Charging and Batteries
    It's slowly getting colder and miles/charge is dropping. I've had my Bolt for nearly a year and have a good handle on range and charging,,, but what is the best strategy for charging when it's cold out? Background, I live in chicago and park on the street with no charging available. My...
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