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I know stats usually reset with a full charge, problem is, if i remote start my car before leaving home (cold weather) when i get in the car the battery is no longer at full (like it's 99%) so the car never sees it as a full charge and doesn't reset the stats in the energy panel... so i would like to know if it would be possible to manually reset the stats panel.
 

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The stats reset with a full charge (0 electric miles / 0 kWh Used). If you use remote start to precondition after the car is fully recharged, the car may use some of that power, which is then replaced from the grid if the car remains plugged in. If you can’t wait for that to happen, or if you're not still plugged into the grid, the computer still recognizes the car has been fully recharged, and some of that power has now been used for the preconditioning. For energy use accounting purposes, you’re merely using power for non-driving purposes before you start driving instead of later in the day’s travels. Any power used for heating, cooling, accessories, or battery maintenance reduces the amount of power in a full charge that can be used as fuel by the electric traction motor for driving.

If you don’t reset the display, then drive until your Gen 2 battery is depleted and the ICE comes on, the display might read X electric miles, ~14.4 kWh Used. If you could reset it, at day's end the display might read the same X electric miles, but only ~13.4 kWh Used if the preconditioning already used 1.0 kWh of that full charge power. Would you then think you got "better mileage" because you drove X electric miles on 13.4 kWh Used instead of 14.4, or would you wonder why your kWh Used number stopped at 13.4 when you normally get 14.4?
 

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I'm currently on 120v 8amp standard charging, i should get my 240v plug installed friday, so i don't know if that might change. Like i said, problem is that when the car is fully charged (no longer flash) and i remote start it for like 15 minutes, when i get in, the battery is no longer at 100%... it's like 98-99% since my plug is only 120v i guess. So my display continue using the previous stats, so it show like 90km out of 26kWh... i would have like to be able to reset that... but like i said, i'll wait and see if it fix with the 240v charging station. Thanks
 

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Yes, your concerns should improve when you change from 120 volt to 240 volt charging! More of the power needed to precondition the car via remote start can be drawn from the wall socket instead of from the car’s recharged battery. And it will take far less time to fully recharge the battery.

As it says in your Owner’s Manual: "Remote Start: This feature starts the heating or air conditioning systems and rear window defogger from outside the vehicle. Use remote start to heat or cool the interior when the vehicle is plugged in to maximize the electric range by utilizing electricity from the electrical outlet...

...Vehicle range may decrease if the vehicle is not plugged into an electrical outlet. If the vehicle is plugged in, much of the energy needed to support this feature will be provided from the electrical outlet, not from the high voltage battery..."

...and a 240v outlet can provide more of the needed energy than can a 120v outlet...
 
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