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D.I.S Calculation?

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    [Jan 22, 2009]
    I've got an A4 TDi 170 and want to know how the D.I.S Calculates tank range.

    Obviously it uses the amount of fuel in the tank multiplied by a MPG figure - But what MPG does it use? Average from new, Last 1000 miles etc?

    Anyone know?
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    [Jan 22, 2009]
    I "think" I have read somewhere, possibly in the owners manual(?) - that it analyses your driving style over the last 2 minutes and makes it calculations based on that. Have a look in the manual and see what it says :sly:
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    [Jan 23, 2009]
    Almost certain it bases it on the fuel used in the previous 30km of driving.
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    [Jan 23, 2009]
    Thanks Gents.
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    [Jan 30, 2009]
    Just checked in the manual, spot on :hi:
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    Thanks mate, would have checked the manual but the little sweethearts that broke into my car decided that they wanted to keep it :(

    Don't suppose anyone has one for sale?
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    [Feb 2, 2009]
    This looks like it's for a B7:

    LINKY
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