Many electric vehicles do not have a neutral position in their transmissions. As a result, if a rear-wheel drive electric car gets towed from the front, the spinning of the wheels will cause the motor to spin. The heat from the friction may cause further problems, damaging the motor or other components.
Towing - The Chevy Volt should be towed with the front wheels off the ground. Better yet, suggests General Motors, a flatbed truck should be used. PDF How to Tow
Tire Sealant and Compressor - The Chevrolet Volt includes a tire sealant and compressor kit that can be used to temporarily seal punctures up to ¼" (6 mm) in the tread area of the tire. It can also be used to inflate an underinflated tire. PDF Tire Sealant and Compressor Kit
Adding Fuel - The Chevrolet Volt is equipped with a pressurized fuel tank and requires a specific refueling process to control evaporative emissions. PDF Adding Fuel
Access to Training for Auctions is currently being worked on and we will provide more information when it is available.
Charging Stations - Voltec™ Charge Station
The Voltec™ Charge Station is a reliable, safe and easy to use Level II home charging solution. Designed with the consumer in mind, the Voltec provides the consumer with a fast charging system for their home charging needs. Indoor and outdoor rated, the Voltec's flexible design allows it to placed in a variety of locations within a consumers residence.
Combining an ergonomic design with advanced technologies, the Voltec Charge Station performs continuous diagnostics while the vehicle is being charged.
• Self diagnostics and status indicators
• Safety features to protect customer and vehicle
• Continuous ground monitoring
• Charge current interrupting device (CCID) provides automatic self check and reclosure
• Outdoor rated
• Built in vehicle plug flashlight
SPX Charge Station (Available in July 2011) SPX offers a complete home charging solution to insure the next generation of electric vehicles are properly charged to OEM specifications. The SPX solution has been tested, certified and complies with all industry standards. SPX charge stations provide customers with a flexible, reliable, value oriented and durable answer for their home charging needs.
• Plug-in unit allows for future portability
• Plugs into standard 240V outlet
• Durable design to withstand harsh indoor/outdoor environments
• Flexible global platform – Meets multiple global standards
• Attaches to garage wall or pole mount
Additional information regarding the Charging Stations can be found at: www.homecharging.spx.com/volt
Additional Information about the Volt
The Volt has an extensive electric propulsion system warranty with 8yr/100K warranty including battery pack. Auctions do not need to recertify the vehicle or refurbish the vehicle other than ensure that CEL is not illuminated. This is no different than any other vehicles.
We do not provide battery capacity to dealers, auctions, and customers. This data is only accessible if there is an issue on returned battery pack. Auctions should not be performing high voltage repairs. These type of repairs should only be done with trained technicians.
Auctions can check for diagnostic trouble codes.
Additional information about the Volt can be found at: www.chevrolet.com/volt
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Detroit, MI 48265
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NAAA Posted 4/8/2011