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Old 11-12-2018, 12:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
Daox
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Originally Posted by Angel And The Wolf View Post
Has anyone defeated this useless "Warm Up in Park" protocol?
Yep. I don't turn my car on before I am ready to drive it. This is driving tip #61 in our hypermiling tips list. If you want to listen to the radio or whatever, just push the start button once or twice without holding the brake pedal down.

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61) Start up: wait for the opportunity to move
Don't start the engine until there's actually an opportunity to start driving: eg. a gap in traffic when exiting a driveway or parking space.

You can plan even further ahead: don't turn the key until you know you can time the next traffic light down the street.
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