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Three months ago the engine light on my Volt came on and it started to refuse to move occasionally when trying to pull away. It could be started again in a few seconds by holding down the power button until it powered down and then powering up again. I read codes
P1E00: Hybrid Powertrain Control Module 2 Requested MIL Illumination
P0A0C: High-Voltage System Interlock Circuit Low Voltage

I checked that the inverter cover was secure and the contacts clean as a quick search on here revealed that this could trigger HVI fault. Problem persisted so I took it to Bellingers two months ago. They found the same codes but could not fix it so it has spent six weeks in Luton with Vauxhall. I picked it up today from Bellingers, washed and charged, all under warranty. I do not yet know exaclty what the problem was and what was replaced but intend to find out.

My main point is that Chevrolet do not seem to be sqirming around about the Voltec warranty in the way that Vauxhall seem to do, and Volt warranty work can be done or arranged by some Ampera specialists such as Bellingers. All they were interested in was that the car was less than eight years old and had done less that 100k miles. It rather looks as thought the Voltec warranty is of more use on a Volt than on an Ampera, especially if the service history has any issues such as late or missing services.
 

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Actually this may be saying more about Bellinger’s than about the cars or the manufacturer. Bellinger’s appear to be the right people to go to and I hope this will continue!
I have driven past their garage a few times in the last month or so and have noticed Amperas and Volts parked in their customer parking bays. Definitely a good sign . . .
 
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