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I've been stranded by my Bolt four times now. I come back to my car and it is completely dead. I know it's the 12 volt battery. It is not being trickle charged by the big battery as it is supposed to be. My main battery is always fully charged when I leave and I rarely run it down more than 40%. Still ever few months the car dies. That makes it highly unreliable so I can't take in on long trips for fear of getting stuck. I do carry a lithium booster pack that will get me a 100 miles or so. But still, This is wrong!! Anyway, The forth failure just happened. I contacted a Lemon Lawyer and found out that I'm 2 months past when my Bolt would qualify as a Lemon! That sucks. What I want to know is: Have you had a similar problem? What have you done. My 2017 Bolt is a love of my life, but totally unreliable over time. Help!
 

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Did you take it to the dealer each time it happened? If so, did they do a battery stress test? Did they check for faulty codes? Did they contact GM?
 

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I've been stranded by my Bolt four times now. I come back to my car and it is completely dead. I know it's the 12 volt battery. It is not being trickle charged by the big battery as it is supposed to be. My main battery is always fully charged when I leave and I rarely run it down more than 40%. Still ever few months the car dies. That makes it highly unreliable so I can't take in on long trips for fear of getting stuck. I do carry a lithium booster pack that will get me a 100 miles or so. But still, This is wrong!! Anyway, The forth failure just happened. I contacted a Lemon Lawyer and found out that I'm 2 months past when my Bolt would qualify as a Lemon! That sucks. What I want to know is: Have you had a similar problem? What have you done. My 2017 Bolt is a love of my life, but totally unreliable over time. Help!
Welcome to the forum. Maybe a bad "charge module"?
 

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Hopefully someone made a case number the first time or at least second time and you should be covered by warranty. What do you mean Chevy can't fix your dead Bolt problem? Go to another dealer. Could be just a defective 12 volt battery.
 

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If you haven't already replaced your 12V battery, do so now. It's an easy swap and a lot more likely to be the battery than the car's electronics.
 

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I agree with GJETSON and Sean Nelson. Go to the dealer and have a load test done on the 12V battery or just replace it.
 
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