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Date: Thu, 01 Mar 2007 17:57:36 -0700
From: Charles <cstoyernospamrpex.com>
Subject: Re: fuel consumption on SID


Real time modes will vary widely. My 92 9000T has a real time mode that looks like a Windows progress bar. Accelerating uphill you will get very small miles per gallon, coasting downhill it pegs at 60 mpg. Of course, you would average the volume/distance (like Europeans do) than distance/volume as we specify in the US. Charles Trespassers W wrote: > I bought a 2003 Saab 9-5 four months ago and, apparently, havent's > discovered all the small details yet. Until today, when I switched SID to > fuel consumption it showed "average consumption" which was easy to tell cuz > the figures remained pretty stable throughout a trip. However, as of today > the SID's showing "real-time consumption" and figures change virtually every > couple of seconds from 20 liters per 100 km at the start to 6 liters fifteen > minutes later, back to 10 liters etc, which I find pretty confusing. My > manual is in German, which I don't speak. The one I downloaded from the > Internet is for the US version and doesn't mention the possibility of > switching between average and real-time consumption modes. Any help greatly > appreciated. > Best regards > TW > > >

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