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Old 11-12-2018, 01:54 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Angel And The Wolf View Post
I own a 2011 Prius Hybrid. When I turn the car on in the morning, after a few seconds, the ICE starts and runs for a minute or so, to bring the catalytic converter up to operating temperature.
If your climate control settings are turned off, the engine should not start up immediately.

I always park with the climate control off so that it doesn't turn the engine on the next time I start.
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