5 Min Cali Idle Shutdown AND Temp Sensor

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Spanky FKA A.Meggs's Comment
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Hello everyone, been awhile but has been alot of miles driven since school and not much time for conversation. Do have a question, I have a 2013 cascadia, although in the beginning to me it was my least favorite as far as to me it was just plan looking but it is def growing on me. Ride us smooth, not rattles (although I do plan to tighten panel screws from time to time just to keep them firm) PLENTY of room in thus truck and not bad looking now that I've had to look at it everyday. Any how, it is equipped with the dreaded Cali idle system that's shuts down after 5 mins, AND it also has sensor at rear of chassis that shuts it down between 20-70 degrees. Now if it's below 20 or over 70 after 5 mins when the engine lights flash I can push my override button 3 times and it will run forever (as long as the outside temp stays below 20 or over 70 and I don't touch the throttle after pushing the override button) BUT if the temp outside is between those, you quessed it, it shuts off in the next 5 mins regardless unless I push ghe override everytime. I've tried the YouTube trick of unplugging the temp sensor but that doesn't work, did the cruise set trick, still shuts down. Anybody been around this truck enough to know what keeps her hit and bothered confused.gif thanks for any "tricks if the trade" other than that I'm starting to think this cascadia is becoming my truck of choice.


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Spanky FKA A.Meggs's Comment
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One more thing, I have been looking everywhere for a compact fridge to put in but the only thing I've found that will fit is the ones made for it at 500-800 bucjs. Was going to put in a dorm fridge but everyone I've found is over 16.5 inches (cabinet width even without trim is 15.5) as too tall (height is 25 inches and that with about 2 inches of it being the bottom cabinet door coming up higher than the shelf) any suggestions. All the short 1.5 cubic feet range are also too wide and can't really put much in them. Seems about 2.6 cubic feet is closest to the size but still little too wide. Already ordered tv/dvd combo that fits perfect with wall mount, just no luck on the fridge. Have mixed emotions about the iceless coolers as I've heard some say they work pretty good, others say with 40 below ambient not really keeping things "cold" just cool. With the ice I've bought I could have already paid for a fridge, twice lol.


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G-Town's Comment
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Does it have an "Optimized Idle" setting?

Spanky FKA A.Meggs's Comment
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No optimized idle, only the Cali Clean Idle and temp sensor. I've tried every "trick" from YouTube but they don't work. It's not that irritating this time of year cause I don't need to idle but it is a PIA when u stop fir a few minutes and it shuts off on u. Stop to go in guard shack, come out its shutdown and the list goes on, now that gets irritating wtf-2.gif

Hudsonhawk's Comment
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Why would you leave the truck running while your not in it. Isn't that dangerous?

Spanky FKA A.Meggs's Comment
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Why would you leave the truck running while your not in it. Isn't that dangerous?

Teammate sleeping, and I doubt he wants to get woken up everytime the truck shuts down, I know I dont. Or lock the door with your other key, then where is it going to goconfused.gif

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