2012 Dodge Grand Caravan - What is the 'DTE' display?

vclffrd
20

Asked by vclffrd Oct 12, 2011 at 05:59 PM about the 2012 Dodge Grand Caravan

Question type: General

The electronic console shows the temperature, mpg, two trip odometers, total mileage, speed, etc. But, there is one entry labeled 'DTE' that is not explained in the manual. In fact, much of the manual doesn't match my console at all. Anybody know what is referring to? Numbers appear but I can't correlate what they go to. Other than that, a great automobile so far.

13 Answers

Dan Connell
6,445

DTE stands for Due Till Empty, pretty much its telling you how many miles you have left before your tank is empty

16 out of 16 people think this is helpful.
papa
Not Active

Duel Tack Eletrode,has to do with tackodometer,if the tack gets out of sink with the RPM,s,it will light up.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Dan Connell
6,445

hes talking about the Due Till Empty display, it displays numbers which correlate to the number of miles left before the gas tank is empty

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Dan Connell
6,445

also on a car this new, the tachometer will never be out of sync. the reason for that is because the tachometer on this vehicle gets its reading from the ECM which gets a digital signal from the crankshaft position sensor. a misreading tachometer is pretty much a thing of the past.

Dan Connell
6,445

yea really. ever heard of a CAN BUS network? haha jesus, i see some of the things you tell people on here, you should just quit while your ahead, you make your self look like an idiot. your a keyboard warrior dude.

papa
Not Active

another wanna be,I stand behind my answers.you spew BS.is it past your bed time.

Dan Connell
6,445

i totally spew BS which is why my answer to the question was 100% correct, seeing as i have the same DTE on my 2004.5 ram 3500. ive honestly never even heard of a Dual Tach Electrode, its possible its a make believe part, or just before my time as an automotive technician.

Phil Wang
125

Distance To Empty.

7 out of 7 people think this is helpful.
Dan Connell
6,445

haha Due Till Empty, Distance Till Empty, same thing right? you do agree thats its not some "Duel Tack Electrode" though right? haha

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
Dan Connell
6,445

show me a picture of a "duel tack elektrode" cause i looked it up on google (with corrected spelling) and found nothing.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
vclffrd
20

I'll take Dan's answer with thanks, and hope this stops the diatribe between him and Papa.

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
point54481
0

DISTANCE TO EMPTY IS MY ANSWER ... AND IT IS !!!

BLKBRY300
45

its the mileage left till u run out of gas

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Grand Caravan
Looking for a Used Grand Caravan in your area?
CarGurus has 46,018 nationwide Grand Caravan listings starting at $1,795.
ZIP:

Search Dodge Grand Caravan Questions

Dodge Grand Caravan Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 1,290
#2 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 360
#3 Dan Connell
Dan Connell
Reputation 320
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Nissan Quest"
92 Great Deals out of 4,127 listings starting at $2,350
Used Toyota Sienna"
269 Great Deals out of 23,829 listings starting at $1,699

Used Cars For Sale

2014 Dodge Grand Caravan For Sale
219 Great Deals out of 6,347 listings starting at $13,999
2013 Dodge Grand Caravan For Sale
81 Great Deals out of 2,414 listings starting at $10,192
2012 Dodge Grand Caravan For Sale
84 Great Deals out of 1,855 listings starting at $8,970
2011 Dodge Grand Caravan For Sale
45 Great Deals out of 857 listings starting at $5,900