TexasLeaf
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Joined: Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:37 am
Delivery Date: 17 Mar 2018
Leaf Number: 303111
Location: Texas

Steering wheel grip with ProPilot Assisted Steering

Tue Apr 03, 2018 6:49 am

ProPilot makes you hold on to the steering wheel tight when you are using Steering Assist. I don't mind holding on to the steering wheel but ProPilot doesn't like the way I like to hold on to the steering wheel. ProPilot is always giving me a warning to hold onto the steering wheel and I have to keep to pinching the wheel to get the warning to go away.

I have been trying to find a grip that will feels comfortable to me and at the same time will keep ProPilot happy. So far I haven't had much luck and it really doesn't make sense to have to hold onto the steering wheel tighter than without steering assist. Does anyone have any suggestions on a comfortable steering wheel grip that keeps ProPilot happy?
2018 Leaf SL
2015 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium
2007 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4X4

ElectricEddy
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Joined: Tue Feb 25, 2014 1:42 pm
Delivery Date: 31 Oct 2016
Leaf Number: 313506
Location: Nanaimo, B.C.

Re: Steering wheel grip with ProPilot Assisted Steering

Tue Apr 03, 2018 4:22 pm

Possibly this?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JsgtVRBeGPQ

I have seen another video using an orange jammed between the wheel and the hub :lol:

You didn't hear or see this from me :|
Pearl White Sl
mfd date 09/16

TexasLeaf
Posts: 97
Joined: Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:37 am
Delivery Date: 17 Mar 2018
Leaf Number: 303111
Location: Texas

Re: Steering wheel grip with ProPilot Assisted Steering

Sun May 13, 2018 5:47 am

I have found that if I rest my hand on the flat part at the bottom of the steering wheel the weight of my head is generally enough to keep the sensors happy. I little bit of pressure against the bottom steering wheel spoke also seems to help. It’s definitely better than having to “grip” the steering wheel all the time.
2018 Leaf SL
2015 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium
2007 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4X4

TexasLeaf
Posts: 97
Joined: Wed Mar 21, 2018 5:37 am
Delivery Date: 17 Mar 2018
Leaf Number: 303111
Location: Texas

Re: Steering wheel grip with ProPilot Assisted Steering

Sun May 13, 2018 8:07 am

After further testing I have found that if I “rest” my hands anywhere on the steering wheel where the full weight of my hands is supported by the steering wheel I don’t have to “grip” the steering to keep the pressure sensors happy.
2018 Leaf SL
2015 Ford Fusion Energi Titanium
2007 GMC Envoy XL SLT 4X4

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