Remote Climate control when no battery

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  1. Sid786

    Sid786 Active Member

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    Hi Guys, I live in an apartment, so I cannot charge my Prime Advanced. I have noticed that the remote climate control from Entune app doesn't work when there is no charge. Am I doing something wrong. Why remote climate is linked with battery charge. I would be happy to burn some gas just to get a warm car.
     
  2. priuscatprimeguy

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    Use charge mode the day before. then when you wake up the next morning you'll have some EV charge left to use your remote climate:D:D
     
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    They don't want you to use the motor for remote climate because of most people having the car in the garage.

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    You are doing nothing wrong, pre-conditioning only works with charge in the traction battery. I would do as @priuscatprimeguy says and use CHARGE mode on your way home if you want morning heat. You only need to put it in CHARGE mode (press the EV/HV button for 3 seconds) for about 5 minutes to get about 5 miles of EV. Enough to turn on the pre-heat but not enough to kill your MPG.


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    Goid to note that it is by design and there is nothing wrong. I will make sure to leave some charge for heat next day
     
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