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Is my stop-start system working?

How do I know if my car's start-stop system is not broken, given that it is not working?

Filed under fault - Asked by CARLOS COSTA (Luanda) - Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:55


Shane O' Donoghue Answered by: Shane O' Donoghue - Complete Car Advisor - @Shane_O_D

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Hi Carlos,

If it is not working at all, then there should be a 'check engine' light or other warning symbol permanently illuminated in the instruments when the engine is running. If there is not, but you are still suspicious, I suggest you bring the car along to a good mechanic to have it plugged into a diagnostic computer. That should reveal any error codes in the control computer.

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