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My 2014 edge notifies me when I am down to 40km to empty it only charms this once I have tried to find a way to increase it to 80km does anyone know if that is possible?

 

My 2009 edge warned me at 80 with a charm and then every 10km less after that which was great would love to be able to reprogram this one to do more

 

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If it is possible it would be via Forscan but I haven’t heard anyone doing it or if it’s possible.

 

They changed the algorithm sometime around 2013 (my 2013 fusion did the same thing - only came on around 23 miles to empty). They changed it back to 50 miles (80 km) for the the 2015+ models.

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If it is possible it would be via Forscan but I haven’t heard anyone doing it or if it’s possible.

 

They changed the algorithm sometime around 2013 (my 2013 fusion did the same thing - only came on around 23 miles to empty). They changed it back to 50 miles (80 km) for the the 2015+ models.

hmmm, mine doesn't let me know until 40 miles. I mean thats plenty of notification, and almost 2 gallons of gas in my case.. but still!

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hmmm, mine doesn't let me know until 40 miles. I mean thats plenty of notification, and almost 2 gallons of gas in my case.. but still!

Strange. Our MKX is back to warning at exactly 50 miles to empty. Anybody else with a 2015+ Edge or MKX?

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I don’t know what it is on the F150 - I can’t afford to wait until it’s that close to empty to fill it up (36 gallon tank). On the bright side I get 700 miles per tank!

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I HATE being low on gas. Anything less that 1/4 tank and I'm looking to fill up. Probably comes from living with my wife for 30 years. She waits until the car is sputtering before she gets gas. Drives me nuts!!

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On my 2009 MKZ the low fuel warning comes on at 50 miles. If I reset it, it pops up evey 10 miles or so. I deliberately ran it down to 0 once to test it, and finally refilled it around 30 miles over. So there's a safety margin.

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On my 2009 MKZ the low fuel warning comes on at 50 miles. If I reset it, it pops up evey 10 miles or so. I deliberately ran it down to 0 once to test it, and finally refilled it around 30 miles over. So there's a safety margin.

That might explain why I'm having a hard time calculating how many gallons are left in the tank when I put octane booster in there. I'll have to do it the old fashioned way. Fill it up completely, reset trip and fuel economy, then fill again when the light comes on and see how many gallons I actually put into it.

 

I wonder if it calculates miles to empty from fuel economy average from the day off the lot, or from the tripometer, or the actual fuel economy gauge that you can reset. Maybe It is programmed from the factory at a certain gallon amount left, say 2.5 gallons, and you're on your own as to what kind of fuel economy you get from there.

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Pretty sure it uses the last 500 mile average.

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That might explain why I'm having a hard time calculating how many gallons are left in the tank when I put octane booster in there.

I tried crushing up some Nugenix and putting it in the gas tank. (Thought I'd give my car a set of bigger bolts.)

 

Only thing that happened was, the engine started backfiring every once in awhile and the exhaust smelled funny.

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I put some little blue capsules I found in the garage into my tank once. Darn thing ran at high rev for 4 hours!! 4 hours!! My wife was very impressed.

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In my former 2013, and my current 2017 the notification came on at 50 miles left to empty.

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I put some little blue capsules I found in the garage into my tank once. Darn thing ran at high rev for 4 hours!! 4 hours!! My wife was very impressed.

 

Fiat claimed in their TV ad that those same little blue capsules will make their 500 model grow bigger.

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I put some little blue capsules I found in the garage into my tank once. Darn thing ran at high rev for 4 hours!! 4 hours!! My wife was very impressed.

any longer than that, you would have needed to call a mechanic!

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Yeaaaa, you don't want your driveshaft to get stuck in a pothole and buckel.

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