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Originally Posted by DanMan32
Originally Posted by jharris9
I notice that the engine runs to warm up when first started but then it also runs after that, even when I'm not accelerating.
|It seems that its bringing the main battery up to a greater state of charge (I understand that the computer likes to keep the NiMH at 80-20% charge, with 80-40% looking like its preferred range).|
So... What if I was able to charge the NiMH battery pack at night. Would I get better mileage (for the first 5 minutes of driving at least).
Has anyone done this?
|Can you charge the 12V battery thru the power outlet (cigarette lighter) and have the Prius upconvert the 12V to the Main battery pack voltage (seems unlikely)?|
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