Determining electric only miles driven- for maintenance

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  1. MonainCHI

    MonainCHI Junior Member

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    Maintenance schedule is oil changes at 10K miles driven. Is there a system way to calculate electric only miles driven so as to not change oil too often?
     
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    Maintainence schedule is 10k miles or one year, whichever comes first. I think they mention 1 year for a specific reason. I just changed my oil at 10k miles and only put about 550 miles on the engine. The car says I have driven in 94% in EV, which doing the math that way can give you a rough estimate on the miles put on the engine.

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    I do not believe there is 'too much' maintenance. Toyota is clear on their recommended schedule. You violate it at your risk.
     
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    If costs is an issue, Toyota covers the first 2 years. After that, I would recommend following the recommended maintainence schedule for the warranty's sake. After the warranty is over, it is all in your discretion.

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    Yeah, but back to the poster's original question: "Is there a system way to calculate electric only miles driven?"
     
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    you can use one of the drive ratio's to keep lifetime hv/ev miles.
     
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    Here is my EV driving ratio at 11000 miles.

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    ...11,000 miles in 80 hours equates to an average speed of 137.5 MPH unless that counter rolls over.

    Posted via the PriusChat mobile app.
     
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    I'm not sure, other than it has never been reset since new. I have had the car new since December 3rd 2016.

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    mine's never been reset either since November 30, 2016
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    That is pretty good too! Close in mileage also! Lol.

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    The Elapsed Time does roll over at 100 hrs. I recorded it in action. I tried to attach the video, but PriusChat won't allow it.

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    did you upload the video to youtube first?
     
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    I just tried to attach the file. I will see if I can do that.


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