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      08-14-2015, 04:49 PM   #57
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Originally Posted by RonnyK View Post
It also will restart if you move the steering wheel, say in anticipation of making a turn. When I had my ED last week and the Czech Republic and Austria had incredible heatwaves (98+ for four or five days straight), I started the getting message on the driver display that Auto On/Off was disabled. I kept thinking I had done some combination of throttle and brake pedal touches that magically turned off the feature. Only after I went through the manual did I see that the car electronics will disable the feature if it is very hot outside and you are using climate control (ostensibly, to avoid recycling the a/c compressor). Interestingly, turning off Auto Off/On via the button over the ignition causes the disabled indicator to go out. I guess this makes sense logically because if the feature is turned off, then it can't be said to be temporarily disabled.
So if you live in a place like FL and always have the a/c on all the time, start/stop is effectively disabled? Interesting.
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