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Is that a trip counter?

Discussion in 'Model S: User Interface' started by Maury Radin, Aug 12, 2013.

  1. Maury Radin

    Maury Radin Member

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    I have just completed my first week with my Model S. This forum has been a great resource to me as I have encountered, and then figured out, the nuances of the car.
    One thing I have not been able to figure out on my own is some sort of trip counter that can be displayed on either side of the driver's display. I am able to use the scroll wheel to scroll to the trip counter which shows the numbers 6 and 2. Both of them are half way between the number showing and the next number. I am trying to find out what this is for and how to reset it? Is this a useful tool?
    I appreciate, as always, your knowledge and input.
     
  2. stevezzzz

    stevezzzz R;SigS;P85D;SigX

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    Once you scroll to that point, just press on the scroll wheel to bring up the Trips display.

    The Trips display has three lines: two trip meters, A and B; and a 'since last charge' line. You can reset either of the trip meters from the 17" display; I don't recall exactly where that functionality is located, but try Controls; then Settings and poke around.
     
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    It is pretty common to never reset Trip B (so you can use it to easily track your lifetime total and average energy usage). You should be able to display the trip counter on the left side of the driver's display. That is how I have mine configured.
     
  4. Maury Radin

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    Thanks for your response. However, I did not explain things clearly.
    I was not referring to the Trips display. I get that. Take a look at this picture. It is some sort of trip counter. Any ideas?
    Trip Counter2.JPG
     
  5. dsmith2189

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    I think it is just the graphic that represents the trip counter.
     
  6. Maury Radin

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    Trip Counter?

    I have been trying to work with this trip counter. Can anyone tell me what this is and how to control it? I have been unable to figure it out. Thanks,

    Trip Counter2.JPG
     
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    If you click the wheel you will see the trip counters on the side of the driver displays. It shows three counters, one since last charge, A, and B. each has distance, kWh used, and Wh/mi economy. To reset counters, go into the controls screen, then trips.
     
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    It's the icon. Click the scroll wheel when you're on it. Just like you go to the 3 multicolored bars and click to have the energy readout displayed there.
     
  9. Maury Radin

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    What is it counting and how do I change/reset it?
     
  10. MikeC

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    Push in the scroll wheel and it will click.
     
  11. Zextraterrestrial

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    the trips from the setting screen.
    It is just like a 'Gascar' trip odometer
     
  12. ken830

    ken830 Model S (Res#P12,447)

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    I can't believe we're still talking about this... Must be some kind of joke?
     
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    jerry33 S85 - VIN:P05130 - 3/2/13

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    Check under the settings area when you are parked. There is a trip A and trip B that you can use. Very basic and probably not even worth dealing with but it is there.
     
  15. twinklejet

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    Same thought on my mind. That 62 is just an icon and doesnt count anything until selected so why are we asking about that 62?
     

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