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With the Start/Stop function, the engine switches off temporarily when the car has stopped e.g. at traffic lights or in a traffic queue, and then starts again automatically when the journey is resumed.
Conditions for the Start/Stop function
For the Start/Stop function to work requires that a number of conditions are met.
Deactivating the Start/Stop function temporarily
In certain situations it may be desirable to temporarily deactivate the start/stop function.
Driving with start/stop function
The Start/Stop function temporarily switches off the engine when stationary and then restarts it automatically when the journey is resumed.