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The stop-start, function on my two year old Mercedes-Benz SL350 AMG seems to work on a completely random basis. Some days it becomes operative after a journey of a mile while on others it will refuse to...
I have also experienced a recurring stop/start error on my 2013 Nissan Qashqai. The dealer says the journeys might not be long enough to provide adequate charge to the battery. I have now charged the battery...
I have a new Honda CR-V, with 5000 miles on the clock. Is it normal for the stop-start not to work and the low battery sign to come on?
I have just ordered a Skoda Octavia 1.2 petrol. The car has a stop-start system fitted for economy, but surely it is good practice to let a turbo engine idle for a short time to allow the turbo to cool?...
How do you replace the battery on a stop-start car? Can I do it myself? And if not, what are the dangers?
I bought a new Qashqai 1.6 diesel here in Cyprus in May 2014. I have taken it back to the dealer three times now due to 'System failure' message appearing in regards to the Start/stop' system. The dealer...
I own a 2012 Volkswagen Passat with a stop/start system. Can you tell me if this will this result in rapid starter motor wear?
Can you tell me if stop/start systems are bad for engine life? I’ve been told they contribute to the early failure of turbos and I can’t imagine that the amount of fuel saved will pay for a replacement....
I have just bought a Ford Fiesta Zetec with a 1.0 petrol engine and 80PS. I am really happy with the car, but am concerned that the stop/start system will put excessive wear on the starter motor. As...
My Mazda 3 has the i-stop system (but not i-loop) and I'm wondering if there are long term problems if it activates a lot in regular rush hour urban conditions.? I don't mind it being active but should...
 

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