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My first experience of a stop/start car was in a hired Ypsilon Lancia. Whilst it worked well, do you think that this is another motoring disaster waiting to happen as with the dual flywheel? It seems...
You often tell people to let the engine run for a short time after stopping in order to let the turbo cool down. What is the efect of the automatic stop-start technology on engines with turbos, or is...
I am about to purchase a new BMW 1 Series and have been told of a well known problem with all stop start models - that the electrics (battery/alternator) are not able keep the battery charged if other...
I've had an intermittent issue with stop/start where my 2011 Passat won't start again when I lift my foot off the brake. I tried putting it into park, taking key out and trying a normal start but no joy....
Does this come with stop start? If so when did it start to be used?
I own a Nissan Micra with Pure Drive function. When the ignition is switched on, the dashboard 'auto' LED is continuously blinking. Furthermore, when I stop in traffic the stop-start system sometimes...
Does the Stop Start system on my Alfa Romeo Giullieta 1.4 TB monitor turbo oil temperature and prevent engine shut down if the Turbo is hot? I ask because recently, after a long uphill drag with the turbo...
Being of 'advanced years' I am a little put off by stop/start technology. I am considering buying such a vehicle but feel a little uneasy about it. What is your view?
I understand the objective of stop-start, but it seems to contradict something I have always done after a long or fast trip: leave the engine to idle for a few minutes. I can’t remember why exactly I do...
I bought a new Ford Focus 1.6 Titanium Ecoboost in Sept 2011. The engine stop-start feature has not functioned since purchase. The supplying dealer is struggling to isolate the problem. I need to return...
 

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