jont- wrote:Horse wrote:http://www.skybrary.aero/bookshelf/books/2002.pdf
Sounds like my attempt to start a friends Merc a few months ago. Couldn't work out what bloody combination of key, pedals, gearbox the stupid POS needed to actually start (and no, it wasn't because it had "stop/start"). At least stopping it was easier.
And then an Audi hire car (auto) where the stop/start would cut the engine /every/ time you wanted to get going at a roundabout, making that nice gap unsafe resulting in a stomp on the brake, when it would cut out again. Downright bloody dangerous.
I enjoy the challenge of trying to understand the workings of the technology in an unfamiliar vehicle.
In many stop start implementations, a touch on the accelerator while still holding the car on the brake will start the engine and have you ready for a quick getaway. In some, a reduction of the pressure on the foot brake will do the same.