Q: How do I adjust the distance to empty calculation?

asked by on

How do I adjust the distance to empty calculation?

The distance to empty feature tells you approximately how many miles you can drive before you run out of fuel. Because you get worse fuel economy when towing a trailer, your distance to empty number is much lower when a trailer is in tow. However, this feature assumes that you are not towing a trailer, so you have to adjust the feature. To do so, follow these steps: 1. Press the Up/Down buttons on the steering wheel until Settings is displayed on the instrument panel, then press the OK button. 2. Press the Up/Down buttons until Convenience is displayed, then press the OK button. 3. Press the Up/Down buttons until DTE Calculation is displayed, then press the OK button. 4. Select Normal or Towing.

Was this answer helpful?
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details
  1. Home
  2. Questions
  3. How do I adjust the distance to empty calculation?

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: How do I use the bottle holders?

You’ll find six bottle holders scattered throughout the interior of your car. There’s one for each seating position, including the third row seats (if equipped). These provide you with additional storage for any beverage in bottle form – from water...

Q: How can I reset my engine hours on my 2016 f250

On the steering wheel is an Information Display button. Toggle to "Info". Go into "Setup" and you will be able to scroll to the setup panel for engine hours. You can then reset the hours through the menu. In the...

Q: I am burning WAY too much gas for the year and maintenance quality of the car

Hi, thanks for writing in. This may be a sign of a clogged catalytic converter. As you may already know, the catalytic converter converts toxic exhaust gases into less harmful pollutants that are suitable to be expelled into the atmosphere....

Related articles

P0240 OBD-II Trouble Code: Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0240 code definition Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance What the P0240 code means P0240 is an OBD-II generic code triggered when the Engine Control Module (ECM) detects the intake boost...
What are the Car Pool Rules in Hawaii?
Hawaii is widely regarded as a land of vacation and relaxation, and as such, its scenic roads and routes are far better known than the state’s freeways. But, as with all...
P2103 OBD-II Trouble Code: Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit High
P2103 means there is a fault with the throttle actuator control motor circuit, likely due to a defective electrical component or part.