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Old 14-01-2011   #1
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stop start is this right?

Ok so my car stop starts fine, then if i dont put my foot on clutch it starts after about 5 minutes which i know is normal thats fine but then if i haven't moved for another 5 minutes my car cuts out all together and i have to turn the key off and then re-start the car is this normal or am i right in thinking this is not right?
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Re: stop start is this right?

you will find this is perfectly normal for thew start stop system, it restarts after 5 mins like you said and then cuts out if car hasnt been moved for another five to keep the car economical and you have to restart by key or this is what it states in the owners manual i have
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I thought I understood how start stop worked but if I really dont. I dont get why it says 'start stop unavailable' the engine has cut off and I have to restart with the key back and forth, surley if its not available then it shouldnt turn my engine off I feel a bit of a idiot in the supermarket car park having to turn my key off and on looking like i've stalled it
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I totally agree, if its not gonna be available then why turn off !
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Start stop just annoys me. I keep my clutch down
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Start stop just annoys me. I keep my clutch down
Same!

Occasionally if i'm at a known set of generous traffic lights i'll let S&S take over.



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I totally agree, if its not gonna be available then why turn off !
Indeed, i actually had my S&S turn off the engine... 20-30 seconds later the engine came back on, fair enough..... and 10 seconds after that the engine turned off & beeped saying "Start&Stop Unavailable" so i had to use the key, this seemed pretty ridiculous.
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Re: stop start is this right?

I was sitting on a downward facing bridge exit, car in neutral, handbrake on, foot off clutch.

S and S shut the engine down.

As the lights turned green I put the handbrake off and let the car roll forward. At about 10 mph it started itself without any further input from me.

I was bored, sorry.

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I thought I understood how start stop worked but if I really dont. I dont get why it says 'start stop unavailable' the engine has cut off and I have to restart with the key back and forth, surley if its not available then it shouldnt turn my engine off I feel a bit of a idiot in the supermarket car park having to turn my key off and on looking like i've stalled it
Yes this is what mine does thats why it fooled me! But as long as its normal thats ok.
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I guess its normal but it seems pretty damn stupid to me lol
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Re: stop start is this right?

i generaly dont use it as when i did, it cut off everywhere and occasionaly would just 'stall' which got really annoying so now im in a habit of disableing it everytime i start my car
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