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post #7 of (permalink) Old 05-02-2013, 03:25 PM
subtlesilver
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RE: Permanently disable start & stop

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Originally Posted by Yellowbelly
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Originally Posted by volver
I actually find very annoying ...........
It's not that I find it annoying, it's more that with my journeys I doubt whether it's significantly beneficial to the environment. I think the number of times the engine is stopped and the proportion of time that the engine is stopped is miniscule. The aspect which makes me adopt the practice of disabling it at the start of every journey is to eliminate the additional wear on the starter motor, on the flywheel gear ring, and on the battery.

That's exactly my concern with stop/start tech - do we know if there is any clear and documented findings on start/stop causing earlier wear of starter/batt/etc vs a car that does without?

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