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Old October 21st, 2019, 21:23   #4
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Originally Posted by ProfBrown View Post
The “since start” is a bs measurement. It’s not since you started the car on that run cycle, it’s since you started driving within a certain amount of time. What that 1.1 miles is, is your distance from your driveway/wherever you park the car, to the gas station where you filled up. I’ve noticed it still saying “since start” even with the car sitting off in the parking lot for 30 minutes. I dont know why it’s done this way, sort of misleading
VW MFAs have had the Since Start value forever and its legit. It automatically resets after sitting off for 2+ hours, but runs continuously up to a large max value as long as the car is running, including off periods of less than 2 hours between running periods.
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