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13987 Views 16 Replies 14 Participants Last post by  obermd
So I see that the car will notify me when it wants to do an EMM gas burn. My question is can I delay this burn until I know I'll be driving downhill for the 10-15 minutes it will take to run this cycle or should I just put the car in Hold mode for this stretch of my commute after I see this warning?

I figure if the car is going to do this then I want to get the most use of the gas during this burn.
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The Gen II performs EMM slightly different than the Gen I. On a Gen II when you accept EMM you MUST start driving, after about a mile the ICE will start. And as others have said the entire process takes about 10 minutes and will consume exactly .03 gallons of gas.
I don't know about the new cars, but on first generation Volts .03 gallons is the smallest unit the car displays - it can't measure .01, .02, or .04 gallons.
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