Is it normal to lose some range in hot weather ?

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manchacienda
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Is it normal to lose some range in hot weather ?

Post by manchacienda »

Strange one, I parked my car in the heatwave we had recently and according to the car energy monitor after I
returned I had lost some 20% battery power ! :ugeek: :idea:

Is it normal to lose range in high heat ??


davidwilson
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Re: Is it normal to lose some range in hot weather ?

Post by davidwilson »

hi manchacienda.

This is normal as the car will use battery power to cool itself in extereme heat. If your car only has a small battery
then you will notice it more (less so on cars with bigger batterys)!

ciao.
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