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Controlling windows with remote

Andy,
Can you tell me how to set my remote so I can open the windows prior to entering the vehicle? Won't be back to dealer for a couple of months and sure would like to have that ability in this 90 degree weather.
Doug
 

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Andy,
Can you tell me how to set my remote so I can open the windows prior to entering the vehicle? Won't be back to dealer for a couple of months and sure would like to have that ability in this 90 degree weather.
Doug
It's real easy. Keep in mind that if it doesn't work, you have to change your LPS to enable it.

To open your window with your remote, push unlock once and push it again but hold it down this time.

As you're holding it, the windows will roll down. Hold it down until your desire height. Otherwise, it'll roll down completely if you keep holding it down.
 

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It's real easy. Keep in mind that if it doesn't work, you have to change your LPS to enable it.
I think he was asking how to change the LPS to enable that feature. That's one of the few settings that can't be changed via the nav system. I'm picking my CT up tomorrow and that's the one setting that I've asked the dealer change for me prior to delivery. I'll change the rest of them myself when I get the car home.
 

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i read from another thread that filling up 91 increases your mpg?
 

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i also read that too jonacrombie.

when my car arrives, i am going to test it out. the 1st tank will be free on the dealer and at the next fill up, i will do premium...

also remember...it's only 30 cents different...so...

9 gallons x30 is only $2.70 difference :)

i say if the mileage goes up, it's well worth $2.70 lol
 

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In Australia the CT requires Premium 95 octane as a minimum
I've been running it on 98 octane and this is my 3rd tank from new.
 

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I have a Volvo with 190K and it recommends premium but regular is ok ,since it has knock sensors, which is what I fill up with since new. I figured that at 29 mpg, 190K, and 0.30/gal difference, I've saved about $2,000 so far using regular. The car still runs like a champ with no issues.
 

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In Australia the CT requires Premium 95 octane as a minimum
I've been running it on 98 octane and this is my 3rd tank from new.
Wow, is that a different octane rating than here in the US? Seems odd that they would make 2 different engines for this car with different fuel grade requirements.

98 octane, that's close to race fuel! Do you even notice a MPG increase with that?
 

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Hey everyone,

What does it say in your owner's manual? I would just use whatever it tells you to use.
 

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Hey everyone,

What does it say in your owner's manual? I would just use whatever it tells you to use.
Yes, I am. It's not a performance car, so spending $ on a higher octane doesn't make much sense to me.
 

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Well, it's not about being a performance car or not. It has to do with how the engine is set up; whether it has high or low compression rates tuned to run the certain octane of fuel recommended.
 

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Yes, I understand that kayotik. The engine in the US only requires 87 octane and my comment was that there's no need for anything higher and you're not going to get any performance gains in this car with a higher octane, not do I think you'll see MPG gains. I've read on here that some have used higher octane, not sure why though.
 

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That is good news about the 87 octane. :)

You didn't mention it in your post so I wanted to clarify.
 

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I agree if youre in the US and using more than regular pump gas than youre just wasting money. For the guys that say theyre getting more mileage with the higher octane it may just be some psychological effect to where you want it to get better mileage when your'e on the higher octane gas and therefore youre a lil lighter on the foot. (I forgot what the psychological term is called):D

The Aussies also use a different fuel rating than the US. Ok well the US uses a different fuel rating from the rest of the world. The US uses rates using the mean of RON and MON which is actually called PON to rate the gas. Everywhere else in the world they just use RON. A close conversion is subtract 5 from the RON to get the US PON. <====Make sense? confused? research the acronyms if you are :D
 

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Use what your owner's manual states. But in north america, 87 octane is all you need.
 

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Yes. I think some people were using higher octanes also because this is a Lexus, which most cars in the Lexus lineup use premium. Also, a lot of people equate premium luxury with premium fuel, which isn't necessarily true. It's all about engine compression and whether the ECU is mapped to premium vs. regular.

I had an issue with my 2007 RX350. The engine is the EXACT same from the Toyota Avalon, which uses 87, but the ECU is mapped to premium, which nets it better MPG from premium fuel.

Today, there are 3 cars in the Lexus US fleet that use regular unleaded: The 2011 CT 200h, the 2010/2011 HS 250H, and the 2011 ES.
 

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And the word for today is "Regular"! I would think that regular grade gasoline would be the same everywhere in the world? Maybe not. But using a higher Octane gas is not good, since it has a higher ignition point and would therefore need a higher compression engine, which is not the CT. Do NOT waste your money on higher grade gas. But, I would highly recommend a high-quality gas from a reputable company - not cut-rate gas.
 
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