Thread: Auto Start Stop
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      04-19-2011, 09:29 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by kyoo View Post
i thought you could turn it off and leave it off???
You can because it's by default off. What you can't do is leave it on.

Originally Posted by kyoo View Post
i agree, but also should note that hot restarts are nothing for engines - its actually ice cold starts that do the most wear on the engine, like 90%, unless you're doing something extreme with the motor
Not only that, these start-stop mechanicals are beefed up and the engine is stopped in a specific way to make restarts even easier on it and quicker than usual.
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