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Tomorrow I have first service visit to Chevy. Issues to be addressed.
Replace windshield. 2 large cracks.
Slow leak in tire. Have nail in tire and self seal didn't work well. Need to add air every 4-5 days. Should I replace or see if they can repair?
From reading thru forum I see a couple of updates needed. I will see if I can get them done. I have had no issues at all with the car and absolutely love it. Drove my daughter's ICE the other day and felt like I had been sent back in time!
 

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Thanks, good find.
It’s a repost, not sure who posted originally, so I can’t take credit.

I saved the images in my pics just in case I ever need them.
 
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Thanks. Seen that before also. Local tire shop did first rotation at 7500 and didn't reteach TPMS. So not so sure they can fix. Tires maybe the missing maintenance item for dealers. At 7500k was told tires were getting worn.
 

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Tomorrow I have first service visit to Chevy. Issues to be addressed.
Replace windshield. 2 large cracks.
Slow leak in tire. Have nail in tire and self seal didn't work well. Need to add air every 4-5 days. Should I replace or see if they can repair?
From reading thru forum I see a couple of updates needed. I will see if I can get them done. I have had no issues at all with the car and absolutely love it. Drove my daughter's ICE the other day and felt like I had been sent back in time!
Goodness. Did you replace it yourself (via glass shop) or did your dealer do it under the B2B warranty? I ask because I think my windshield is still pitted and after trying to clean it per the dealer's instructions, I still see pits (small, 1-2mm long hair-thin lines all over the place with no obvious swirling pattern).

I also think I found a mirror issue where near the edge of the mirror it looks like the reflective part has been damaged (back side of the mirror, not surface damage).

I plan on taking my Bolt in to address these issues and your post gave me hope I can resolve the windshield pitting/scratches.
 

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1. Get a plug put in tire
2. Take picture of windshield and send to insurance co, see if it's covered "comprehensive" style. (whats your deductible). If no coverage, and if you're still driving in "war zone" (flying debris from weather-broken roads, flying objects from dump trucks, etc) keep driving until better weather arrives.
3. Tires - rotation. Many Chevy dealers have tire wear analysis equipment. Ask for that in order to assess how your's is doing.
 

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Update Tire could not be repaired. To close to sidewall. Had to wait for new one. Windshield a day late getting done now. Was told 3 updates complete. I will share when I get car back. 9am appointment yesterday and should have back by 5 pm today.
 

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3. Tires - rotation. Many Chevy dealers have tire wear analysis equipment. Ask for that in order to assess how your's is doing.
What’s tire wear analysis equipment? I use a simple tire wear gauge when I rotate my tires to check tread depth. Is there a different tool the dealer uses?

Tread depth tool is pretty simple, easy to use, and costs less than $5 at any auto parts store. Of course, if tire wear is uneven it doesn’t tell you why, maybe that’s what the dealership tool does.
 

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What’s tire wear analysis equipment? I use a simple tire wear gauge when I rotate my tires to check tread depth. Is there a different tool the dealer uses?

Tread depth tool is pretty simple, easy to use, and costs less than $5 at any auto parts store. Of course, if tire wear is uneven it doesn’t tell you why, maybe that’s what the dealership tool does.
I’ve seen this equipment at two Chevrolet dealers so far. Provides a very comprehensive tire wear analysis not achievable by manual means. It costs the customer nothing. Skip to 00:33 seconds of the video:
 

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Thanks for the post.

That’s a pretty impressive piece of equipment!
 

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At 7500k was told tires were getting worn.
That's alarming to me. Michelin has a 65,000 mile warranty on these tires, so if you're being told that at 7,500 miles they are getting worn, I'd be reviewing the warranty card and getting prepared for that. I say that as a new owner who will average ~3,000 miles a month commuting to and from work. Let us know what happens when you feel you have to replace, whether out of your own pocket or via warranty. I pulled this from Tire Rack's page on this tire: 6 Years / 65,000 Miles (S- T- & H-Speed Rated) 6 Years / 55,000 Miles (V-Speed Rated) Half mileage for rear if different size than front
 

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I’ve seen this equipment at two Chevrolet dealers so far. Provides a very comprehensive tire wear analysis not achievable by manual means. It costs the customer nothing.
Color me cynical but I'd expect the vast majority of reports that get spit out of that thing have _some_ data point that can and will be used to try to sell a customer new (and overpriced) tires whether or not they are needed.

I'd bet dollars to donuts that if I drive my car over that thing that there will be something on the report marked in red telling me that I need to replace my summer tires with ~500 miles on them and of course the dealer will be only too happy to sell me a new set of OEM tires for $300 per corner that will increase my stopping distance by a significant margin. After all the tires on my car aren't like the ones that came from the factory and of course the Chevy knows best and practically designed the car around the OEM Michelin tires.
 

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abnormal tire wear?

Thanks. Seen that before also. Local tire shop did first rotation at 7500 and didn't reteach TPMS. So not so sure they can fix. Tires maybe the missing maintenance item for dealers. At 7500k was told tires were getting worn.
/What is this? Tires worn at 7500 miles. You mean they just did 7500 miles? Or, did they wear abnormally?
 

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Tires worn at 7500 miles either means something is wrong with alignment, defect in tires, or a tire shop trying to rip you off and trying to sell you new tires. My tires have 28,000 miles on them and they barely look worn. I rotate tires about every 6000 miles, so I am getting ready for tire rotation number 5. The way my tires look I will get above the rated 65,000 miles on them. However, my wife likes to run over things and hit curbs with the tires. I hardly ever see 30,000 miles on tires because my wife is the best costumer of our local tire shop.
 
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