pretty bad
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
6,028 miles

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2011 Chevrolet Volt suspension problems

suspension problem

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2011 Chevrolet Volt Owner Comments

problem #2

Oct 162011


  • 12,000 miles


This problem appears to be a safety issue that I'm concerned may impact other Volts. Here's the background. On Sunday afternoon, I was pulling into my garage at a very slow rate and got halfway through when I heard a loud 'crunching' sound. I got out wondering what the the noise was and saw that the front driver's side of the car down and directly sitting on the tire. The control arm or strut or whatever you call it had seemingly collapsed. Looking more closely, it looked like the wheel had practically come off. Grease was dripping onto the driveway from underneath. The dealer has now repaired the problem and claims it was a bad bolt, however I am not confident that such a major manufacturing flaw can be so easily dismissed.

- Brambleton, VA, USA

problem #1

Apr 062011

Volt 4-cyl

  • 55 miles
The rear end of this car feels as if it is slipping out when you enter a curve at 60 to 65 mph. GM calls it sensitive steering but I call it scary and unsafe.

- San Antonio, TX, USA

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