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I have a Ford EcoSport. The stop/start system, when I switch it off, at times, still makes the car judder a bit. When I've stopped, at traffic lights, then the engine switches off. I've not put it in neutral or took my foot off the clutch. This will only happen a few times, then the car runs fine, with the stop /start off. I don't understand why it still cuts off, when system is off?
Filed under fault - Asked by Debbie Ashdown (Barrow In Furness) - Fri, 28 Jun 2019 06:16
The auto start-stop not working even when the engine is at 80 degrees, any reason why? Or what I am doing wrong. It's a 2015 Mercedes C 220.
Filed under fault - Asked by Bepin Gumani (Enfield) - Sun, 17 Mar 2019 10:04
My Fiat 500 has just told me that my start-stop system is unavailable and to check engine; is this dangerous and do I need to take it to a garage?
Filed under fault - Asked by Kate Bailey (Portsmouth) - Mon, 29 Apr 2019 06:12
Could you please help on this? My Peugeot 5008 1.6's stop-start function is stopping the engine when stationary, but it would not start when I release the brake pedal. It gives sound of like the engine has jammed (goon goon goon). Then the ECO mode automatically gets deactivated and when I start the car manually, it starts perfectly.
Filed under fault - Asked by Mirza IsmaiL (Manchester) - Fri, 26 Apr 2019 07:25
I have a 2014 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI Bluemotion. The start-stop function doesn't work anymore. I keep getting an error just saying "error auto start stop". I was thinking maybe it's the battery that's low, but I'm not sure. I've read online that it should work in Eco mode, but I have yet to try it; was just wondering if you could give me some more information?
Filed under fault - Asked by SILVESTER PINARI (SWORDS) - Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:48
I have a 2017 Ford Escape. The auto start/stop functionality stopped working after Ford dealership regenerated the computer because the car would sporadically die at intersections. Now, when I have complained the auto start/stop functionality doesn't work they have provided me a list of 10 plus scenarios when the functionality will not work. If the engine is cold, too hot, if devices are plugged in, battery low etc. It seems like this is an excuse for a software bug that Ford doesn't want to address in older models.
Your opinion is welcomed
Filed under fault - Asked by Beth Mills (Indianapolis) - Thu, 28 Feb 2019 12:23
I have a Skoda Superb 1.6 TDI Greenline 3, 2014, but the stop-start has stopped working. I have had it back to the Skoda main dealer but they just keep saying they can't find anything wrong with it even though it doesn't work when they have it they just tell me that is because the engine isn't hot enough yet.
I have done a 130-mile round journey only stopping in the middle of the journey for five minutes and still the stop-start won't work. I have told them this, but have as yet no answer for me.
Filed under fault - Asked by John Greaves (Oldham) - Fri, 08 Feb 2019 14:18
When I stop the car and auto start/stop DOESN'T kick in, I get a bad chemical smell in the car. I wonder is this due to the air conditioner or could there be another reason?
Filed under fault - Asked by Andrew Lawrence (Bristol) - Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:16
My Honda Insight auto stop stopped working. Any idea why?
Filed under fault - Asked by Juliana Funsho (Duleek ) - Sat, 01 Dec 2018 21:26
I have an Audi A3 1.6; when I start it, it idles for a few seconds and then it cuts out; what can the problem be?
Filed under fault - Asked by Johnny Morulane (Pretoria) - Wed, 16 Jan 2019 09:20