123347Re: [toyota-prius] Re: Speaking of Gas Mileage...
- May 20, 2013Brake lights use much less than headlights, so not a huge deal anyway; also
most new cars now use LED brake lights (and you can change yours if not
already fitted), which draw even less. Foot-on-brake also prevents ICE
from starting unless needed for AC (NHW-11) or to charge a below-min-limit
On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 9:05 AM, Edward Bonsell <ebonsell@...>wrote:
> Thank you for the response about starting the engine early. How about this
> If you are going to be sitting at a light for a while, sitting there for
> some time with your foot on the brake and the brake lights on uses a lot of
> electricity. What about putting it in park with no brake lights on and
> putting it in drive when you're ready to go? Will it save battery power? I
> imagine the switch will wear out faster.
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