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I'm going to say yes it can jump start another car. As for running, the 350v -> 12v power converter needs to be running to keep your 12v battery charged, so the car would surely have to be on and running. Caution though... I recall somthing about an inductive spike when the other car finally starts up. that might be harmful to the Bolt, so probably best to boost their battery, disconnect the jumper cables and then try to start their car.
 

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Just pull up to it and shut the car off. Use it to jump the other vehicle and be done with it.
IMO, the bast way to jump start a car with minimal risk would be to use a micro jump pack.




I keep one in all my vehicles including my motorcycles and RZR UTV
I don't use them for my stuff, but, I help a lot of idiot's with them >:)
 

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Jumping is covered beginning on page 304.

https://my.chevrolet.com/content/da...Bolt/2018-chevrolet-bolt-ev-owners-manual.pdf

As mentioned in the previous post, the manual warns that any accessories left on while jumping could be damaged.
The section in the manual begins with:
If the 12-volt battery has run down, try to use another vehicle and some jumper cables to start your vehicle.
Quite a different use case ;) To be honest, I would never risk it the other way around. First because of the small auxiliary battery that was not sized for starting an ICE and second because of the huge amount of of electronics that live in the car. I have been asked to jump start another car from my plug in hybrid in the past and I have politely refused (after explaining myself, of course).
 

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I've never tried jump-starting another car with the Bolt, but I've done it with my Prius C which has a similar low-capacity 12V battery and a high-voltage battery with a DC-to-DC converter to supply 12V power to the car's electronics. I was able to jump-start the ICE vehicle with no problems other than the very awkward location of the Prius's 12V battery (under the rear seat). I did with jump-start with the Prius C turned on so that its DC-to-DC converter could supply cranking power along with the 12V battery.
 
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