How do I display the miles to empty feature?

How do I display the miles to empty feature?
Experienced mechanics share their insights in answering this question :
There is a Base Message Center that logs the functions of your vehicle. You can use this message center to display your vehicle’s information and features. The Miles to Empty feature will tell you how long it will be before your vehicle runs out of gas. To access the Miles to Empty feature:

Press the Info button located on the instrument cluster until Miles to E appears.
Press the Info button again when you are done viewing.

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What is DTE? Definition: DTE, short for distance to empty, is a term used in the automotive space to describe the total amount of distance a vehicle can travel before it runs out of fuel, hence the name distance to empty.
Press the Info button located on the instrument cluster until Miles to E appears. Press the Info button again when you are done viewing.
Depending on your vehicle, there can be a few variations on how to confirm your car mileage. But, in any case, you will want to look for the odometer. Most newer cars have the odometer integrated into the helper screen in your instrument cluster, while older cars may have a smaller display or analog gauge.
The American Automobile Association says those gauges aren`t always accurate, so it`s best not rely too heavily on them. Your less risky option, researchers say, is to fill up when you hit the one-quarter of a tank mark.
A: The latest “miles to empty” is based on the “estimated” remaining fuel, AND your recent fuel consumption rate. So even if you managed to fuel to exactly the same fuel level, the recent consumption rate has some variation.
The distance to empty is calculated based on average fuel consumption and amount left in the tank. The best way to extend it is to slow down and use as little acceleration as possible. It is not highly accurate. It could be off 5 miles or so.
On average, the display system has a low error rate of 2.3% compared to the gas measured by the dynamometer. However, when you compare individual vehicles, the rate of error ranged from -6.4% to 2.8%. This means one test vehicle overestimated the miles remaining by 6.4% and the other underestimated it by 2.8%.
The American Automobile Association says those gauges aren`t always accurate, so it`s best not rely too heavily on them. Your less risky option, researchers say, is to fill up when you hit the one-quarter of a tank mark.
Take a fuse removal tool and pull the fuse out. This should disable the odometer of your car. Examine attentively. Make sure that every other fuse is properly installed.
“This is largely based on usage and history, both recent and longer-term. As an example, I tow a trailer with my Ford truck and my distance to empty varies widely depending on how long and how much I`ve been towing.

Relevant Questions and Answers :

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I was at 50 miles from empty. I just filled up to full and it only gave me about 215 miles from empty. Typically it holds up 350 p
ANSWER : The fuel range calculator in your car’s computer works based upon your most recent driving conditions. The throttle position sensor constantly calculates your fuel range based upon your driving behaviors. You will notice, if you are driving more aggressively or faster more often, the expected range will go down. On the other hand, when you drive more conservatively, it will go up. If you really feel as if it’s abnormal to your driving behavior, have a certified technician, like one from YourMechanic, diagnose your lowered mileage and help you fix it accordingly.

Fuel range indicator says I can drive 180 miles until empty. I drive half a mile and the indicator already says 165 miles left. What’s wrong?
ANSWER : This calculation your car performs is a constantly varying calculation due to a couple of things. One part of this calculation is based upon the driving habits of the driver and how the throttle is used in combination with how much fuel is left in the tank. The computer calculates a running average of the fuel used relative to how much fuel is in the tank. As you use more throttle consistently, this average mileage to empty calculation goes down. However, if you feel something is definitely out of the ordinary, have a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, diagnose your car’s fuel mileage issue.

How do I display the miles to empty feature?
ANSWER : There is a Base Message Center that logs the functions of your vehicle. You can use this message center to display your vehicle’s information and features. The Miles to Empty feature will tell you how long it will be before your vehicle runs out of gas. To access the Miles to Empty feature:

Press the Info button located on the instrument cluster until Miles to E appears.
Press the Info button again when you are done viewing.

when my gas gage hits 35 miles left the miles left disapers and the empty tank lites up how far can i drive that way
ANSWER : Hello. I would trust the gauge. I’m guessing somewhere around 35 miles. It’s good practice to not run your vehicle that close to being out of fuel. If there is ever an emergency, you won’t have time to stop to get gas, and if you were to hit unexpected traffic on the highway, you could end up stranded.

Power train warning light displayed on my Ford Fiesta 1.5 . Only had it four months and done just under 2000 miles. ( 24000 miles
ANSWER : The best way to determine the cause of a check engine light is a check engine light inspection. This will include checking the vehicle for trouble codes with an OBD2 scanner. Once this has been done, the code that the vehicle has stored in it’s memory will be used to determine what could possibly be wrong with the vehicle. Considering that the engine is still running fine, I would imagine that it is some sort of evap system code. I would recommend having your codes read to know for sure.

Hi iat first i taught my car need gaz because it had 28 miles to empty and still telling me it needs gaz. I put some gaz in it an
ANSWER : Hello, thank you for writing in. Thankfully with the check engine light on, the computer has already detected an issue, and we can pull the codes from the vehicle that tell us what system is having issues. This can be done by a technician, or at most local automotive parts stores. We can then focus in on that system and do further testing. It would appear there is an issue with the fuel system. More specifically there is likely an issue with the pressure sensor, fuel pump, fuel level sensor, or similar and related component. For more help on locating the issue and taking corrective action, contact our service department to schedule an appointment.

The instrument cluster doesn’t display tire pressure. It displays dashes for the four tires
ANSWER : Hi, thanks for writing in. It’s possible that your tire pressure monitoring system either has a bad sensor that is triggering an error code in your vehicle’s computer or there is a problem with the relay that sends data to your ECM. There are a few things that can be done to rectify this situation. First is to have a mechanic complete a diagnostic scan to see if any error codes exist; to pinpoint the source of any component damage or issues. The second it to reset the TPMS system, which also require a diagnostic scanner in most cases. Contact one of our local mechanics or review your vehicle service manual for instructions on how to complete this on your own if it’s an option on your Equinox.

Why does my car lose power at 20 miles an hour and 60 miles an hour and my check engine light goes on and off
ANSWER : Hello. It sounds like you may have a sensor issue going on with your car. Most of the time when something like this occurs it is caused by a throttle position sensor that is not working properly. It can also be caused by worn out fuel system or ignition system parts but it is most commonly a sensor. I will usually install my scan tool and drive the vehicle while monitoring what the sensors are doing. This would tell me if there is a sensor issue going on. If the sensors are reading correctly then I inspect the ignition system and also test the fuel pressure. If you are looking to have this loss of power checked, consider having a YourMechanic certified technician come to your home or office to diagnose why it is losing power.