Disable start-stop.

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Pete Cross
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Disable start-stop.

Post by Pete Cross » Fri Oct 16, 2020 1:29 pm

Have been told by a friend of mine that this works, he has done it on his new Tiguan. So I gave it a go on my Tcross and can confirm it disables the start-stop. All you have to do is disconnect the connector on the left side of the battery and tape it up to stop any water getting in. You do get a start-stop error come up on the dash but that disappears after a few seconds. Don’t forget to plug it back in before taking the car for any warranty or service work. To remove the connector slide the grey part towards you with your finger nail and then pinch it together and pull off.

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Halin9
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Re: Disable start-stop.

Post by Halin9 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 10:17 pm

Interesting..!..think I'll just carry on using the switch..

Tricky2
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Re: Disable start-stop.

Post by Tricky2 » Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:01 pm

What you've actually done is disable sensing of the battery status so you may be overcharging or undercharging. What's difficult about pressing the off button for every journey, you have to start the car, put it in gear, release the handbrake, how hard to press the button?
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Tcrosssouthpark
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Re: Disable start-stop.

Post by Tcrosssouthpark » Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:01 am

What a waste of time. Why not leave a perfectly good system to do its job correctly and you won’t even notice that its there - and might prevent a bit more pollution in the air?
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Digitalracer
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Re: Disable start-stop.

Post by Digitalracer » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:03 am

I agree probably easier to use the button but I do find how the system works very annoying. If the car in front edges forward (regular occurrence) or pressure on pedal changes 1 iota it restarts. It would be soo much better if it just restarted on the use of the accelerator.
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Tricky2
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Re: Disable start-stop.

Post by Tricky2 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 7:44 am

I do agree with digitalracer, my daughters Volvo does that, no need to keep holding the footbrake, which makes a nonsense of autohold.
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robby71
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Re: Disable start-stop.

Post by robby71 » Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:06 am

Tcrosssouthpark wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 6:01 am
What a waste of time. Why not leave a perfectly good system to do its job correctly and you won’t even notice that its there - and might prevent a bit more pollution in the air?
As some cars cut out at low speeds switching off S/S is how told overcome the problem

AussieJohn
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Re: Disable start-stop.

Post by AussieJohn » Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:27 am

My humble view,whenever I start the car I turn off the stop/start system. Easy as pie and it becomes a habit. Less stressful than writing about this bit of trivia.

robby71
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Re: Disable start-stop.

Post by robby71 » Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:27 am

AussieJohn wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:27 am
My humble view,whenever I start the car I turn off the stop/start system. Easy as pie and it becomes a habit. Less stressful than writing about this bit of trivia.
Same here - would be helpful if Carista supported the T-Cross so we could disable it through settings

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