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by NightPHEVer
Sun Sep 11, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: MMCS Mysteries?
Replies: 9
Views: 5154

MMCS Mysteries?

I expect this may have been clarified before but, my 2014 GX4h has an un-badged MMCS (ie, I don't know what make it is - some of them seem to have manufacturers logos on them, but not mine) which has a display feature within it which is supposed to illustrate charge cost history, but it doesn't have...
by NightPHEVer
Sat Sep 03, 2016 10:43 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Hard acceleration with cold engine?
Replies: 14
Views: 7821

Re: Hard acceleration with cold engine?

Thanks for that ian4x4. Just what I was after.
by NightPHEVer
Sat Sep 03, 2016 10:34 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Hard acceleration with cold engine?
Replies: 14
Views: 7821

Re: Hard acceleration with cold engine?

No I get sea sick. I too would be interested in further technical evidence regarding the use of resin coated bearings. I've often wondered (mostly to myself) why the PHEV doesn't have a more on-trend 3 cylinder, 1000cc turbo motor (especially as Mitsubishi make small, 3 cylinder motors - my Smart ca...
by NightPHEVer
Fri Sep 02, 2016 10:51 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Hard acceleration with cold engine?
Replies: 14
Views: 7821

Re: Hard acceleration with cold engine?

Thanks for the information, both useful and slightly reassuring. I do like to know how things work especially as compared to my last car - a 20 year old diesel Jeep with no catalytic converter, let alone particulate filter - this one's a bit hi-tech. I've gone from Capstan Full Strength to E-cigaret...
by NightPHEVer
Thu Sep 01, 2016 10:57 am
Forum: Technical Discussions
Topic: Hard acceleration with cold engine?
Replies: 14
Views: 7821

Hard acceleration with cold engine?

It occured to me this morning as I accelerated on to the A1 near my house (to avoid being squashed by a big lorry), presumably the engine kicks-in when the gauge gets in to the 'power' zone, as far as I know I was only in electric until that point, so surely the engine goes from stone cold to then v...

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