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I had posted the attached reply on another thread. Was hoping for some feedback to see if anyone else has noticed this change. There is definitely a big difference in my paddle, or I have a problem with my regen braking.

"I have had my 2017 since early 2016. There were a lot of complaints on here about the paddle being too aggressive, jerky. That was my early experience too. But I got use to it and learned when to apply it. However. I have noticed it is not near as aggressive as it use to be now. Actually I wish it was about half as much again. I have to end up using the brake pedal a lot more now, where I didn't before coming to a stop. I don't know if the early feedback caused GM to make a software change at one of the services. It was too jerky before, but now it seems way too soft. Wish this was a user setting for each driver style of driving. Or better yet, upgrade from on/off to progressive like the brake pedal."

Does anyone know if this is dealer settable ?
 

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This is the squishy grey matter behind the steering wheel performing better.

It gets smoother as you practice and you'll get good subconsciously. (My wife noticed it after not riding with me for a few weeks and thanked me right off for not getting a bloddy nose.)

If you use the brake pedal in conjunction with the paddles, it gets really smooth. I suspect this is some of what is going on.
 

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If you got the "engine misfire" recall/TSB applied, it also changed the ramp-up time for the regen paddle so that it's smoother and less aggressive.
 

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The regen profile was changed to not overcharge a full battery so you have to burn about 1kwh off the top before it goes full power again. This change happened after the misfire tsb reflash.
 

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Thanks Arcanox and mike100. That must be when the change occurred, just the dealer did not tell me what they did.
 

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Thanks Arcanox and mike100. That must be when the change occurred, just the dealer did not tell me what they did.
I have to agree, The factory installed setting on the paddle is fine. I could definately see the advantage of having a user setting for the paddle
but since GM likes to beat their chest and say they are the boss, so be it.

When you take the car in for this work and they apply the software changes, don't you get a sheet that tells you what the changes Are?
I haven't had many upgrades to the software so I am also guilty of not looking at the sheet I get back from the dealer. BUt I would think
that the receipt would have a listing of what was done and why, right or am I blowing air out of my, er, nose??????

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