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  1. Thanks all for your responses. I had never heard of Forscan. Now I downloaded a copy and have ordered an ELM327 adapter. It will be interesting hacking into the Edge. Professionally I do something like that for Tesla vehicles (mostly Roadsters and S) which are loaded with electronics. I just wanted a nice vehicle for family use but it looks like I just can't avoid the reverse engineering role.
  2. The Edge has a "feature" that does a horn double honk if I exit the vehicle with the engine running and the key fob in my pocket. Is there any way to disable this "feature"? I hate it! If I stop at our community mailbox late at night, I needlessly disturb the neighbors. A Chevy Equinox that I'm currently renting also does this but the honks are much more brief and tolerable.
  3. I just tried to establish WiFi comms with my Edge & router. I have a 64 byte WPA key (I know, stinkin long) that includes the | character (vertical bar, 7C hex or 174 octal). I didn't find it in the choice of characters! Of course it was the 60th character to enter. Any thoughts? I know - change my key to QWERTY 🙂 Guess I should mention I have rev 1.1 Build 15349.
  4. ksquared

    Touchy brakes

    Hi I have a 2016 Titanium V6 with 10,200 miles. We got it 2.5 months ago and my wife and I really like it. One thing I've noticed, however, is the brakes are really sensitive. They work fine but when pulling into a parking spot, it is sometimes difficult to stop smoothly. I kinda have to concentrate on it or it sort of grabs (and makes me look like a newbie). Stopping from speed is fine. I'm comparing it to my Z51 Corvette which has great brakes and doesn't behave this way. Is this common to the Edge?
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    2016 Edge Titanium

    Well I looked long and hard at the market and decided on the Edge. I considered Jeep Grand Cherokee, Discovery, Kia Sorento, Nissan Rouge, Hyundai Santa Fe, Mazda CX-9 and VW Tiguan S. I got it about a month ago and it had 9055 miles. The main reason for getting it is we wanted something that can hold more than 2 people. Our other car is a Corvette. The Edge is really nice and civilized. It has the 3.5l-6. It manages ok on freeways but does not approach what the Vette can do. So far, I'm averaging 21.4 mpg. I would have thought it would be better than that. My Vette gets 21.1. So far, I've removed removed the front license plate holder and installed floor mats. It's a coincidence but just about everything we have is red (Edge, Vette & 3 motorcycles).