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I have read several times about people disconnecting there battery to reset there computer for a fresh MPG calculation. Explain how this would be any different than resetting with the info button on the dash?
 

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I think you misunderstood what they are doing.
The battery disconnect will reset the ECU back to factory specs and remove all of the "learned" driving characteristics it has stored up over time. This is usually a good idea if you make some sort of significant change to your Tundra.
 

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What Mendonsy said sounds reasonable.
 

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I could pull off the three weeks. Drive my work truck more often than the Tundra. The fifteen minitues is easier to do.







Smart a**.
 

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disconnect battery, go inside house and get a cup of coffee. Connect battery and then sit enjoy your cup of coffee.
 

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Personally, I thought the truck performed like poop while it was learning my driving style. The accelerator was too finicky. Now I need to really step on it for it to get moving. Although after 1600 miles the trans still doesn't know how to shift for me. I feel it stays in low gear too long if mash the pedal. It begs me to race her up to 60mph even though I'm only trying to hit 35 mph.
 

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So I was just thinking about this after dropping the monkey off at school this morning.

Should a person, disconnect their battery a few times a year?

I was wondering about gas changes between summer and winter. I've never done it, but any benefit you guys could see??
 

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I was wondering about gas changes between summer and winter. I've never done it, but any benefit you guys could see??
This has been debated for a long time over many car makes and models.

General consensus is leave it alone and it will figure things out faster than if you reset it each time.
 
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My truck tends to get "doggie" from my "use the cruise" driving style. To get the hot-rod truck performance back, I had to reset the computer. It sucks, but at least it doesn't cost me anything. I just wish there was a way to keep the factory setting, and keep it from "learning".
 

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My truck tends to get "doggie" from my "use the cruise" driving style. To get the hot-rod truck performance back, I had to reset the computer. It sucks, but at least it doesn't cost me anything. I just wish there was a way to keep the factory setting, and keep it from "learning".
It would be nice if there was a switch. But in all honesty, I'm just glad the I didn't get in too much trouble while the truck was learning my driving style.

Brand new the truck is way too aggressive. For me that's bad because I lack restraint.
 
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