Stop & start

The Stop & Start system puts the engine temporarily into standby - STOP mode - during stops in the traffi c (red lights, traffi c jams, or other...). The engine restarts automatically - START mode - as soon as you want to move off. The restart takes place instantly, quickly and silently.

Perfect for urban use, the Stop & Start system reduces fuel consumption and exhaust emissions as well as the noise level when stationary.

Operation

Going into engine STOP mode

in the instrument panel and the engine goes into standby: The "ECO" warning lamp comes on in the instrument panel and the engine goes into standby:

- with the electronic gearbox system , at speeds below 4 mph (6 km/h), press the brake pedal or put the gear lever in position N .

If your vehicle is fitted with the system, a time counter calculates the sum of the periods in STOP mode during a journey.

It rests itself to zero every time the ignition is switched on with the key.

for a few seconds after coming out of reverse gear. For your comfort, during parking maoeuvres, STOP mode is not available for a few seconds after coming out of reverse gear.

STOP mode does not affect the functionality of the vehicle, such as for example, braking, power steering...

with the key. Never refuel with the engine in STOP mode; you must switch off the ignition with the key.

Special cases: STOP mode not available

STOP mode is not invoked when:

- the driver's door is open,
- the driver's seat belt is not fastened,
- the vehicle has not exceeded 6 mph (10 km/h) since the last engine start using the key,
- the electric parking brake is applied or being applied,
- the engine is needed to maintain a comfortable temperature in the passenger compartment,
- demisting is active,
- some special conditions (battery charge, engine temperature, braking assistance, ambient temperature...) where the engine is needed to assure control of a system.

lamp fl ashes for a few seconds then goes off. In this case, the "ECO" warning lamp fl ashes for a few seconds then goes off.

This operation is perfectly normal.

Going into engine START mode

and the engine starts with the electronic gearbox system : The "ECO" warning lamp goes off and the engine starts with the electronic gearbox system :

- gear lever in position A or M , release the brake pedal,
- or gear lever in position N and the brake pedal released, move the gear lever to position A or M ,
- or engage reverse gear.

Special cases: START invoked automatically

START mode is invoked automatically when:

- the driver's door is open,
- the driver's seat belt is not fastened,
- the speed of the vehicle exceeds 7 mph (11 km/h) with the electronic gearbox system,
- the electric parking brake is being applied,
- some special conditions (battery charge, engine temperature, braking assistance, ambient temperature...) where the engine is needed for control of a system.

fl ashes for a few seconds, then goes off. In this case the "ECO" warning lamp fl ashes for a few seconds, then goes off.

This operation is perfectly normal.

Deactivation

At any time, press the "ECO OFF" switch to deactivate the system.

At any time, press the "ECO OFF" switch to deactivate the system.

This is confirmed by the switch warning lamp coming on accompanied by a message in the screen.

Reactivation If the system has been deactivated in STOP mode, the engine restarts immediately.

Reactivation

Press the "ECO OFF" switch again.

The system is active again; this is confirmed by the switch warning lamp going off and a message in the screen.

Operating fault The system is reactivated automatically at every new start using the key.

Operating fault

In the event of a fault with the system, the "ECO OFF" switch warning lamp fl

In the event of a fault with the system, the "ECO OFF" switch warning lamp fl ashes then comes on continuously.

Have it checked by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

In the event of a fault in STOP mode, the vehicle may stall: all the instrument panel warning lamps come on. It is then necessary to switch off the ignition and start the engine again using the key.

Maintenance

to avoid any risk of injury resulting from automatic operation of START mode. Before doing anything under the bonnet, deactivate the Stop & Start system to avoid any risk of injury resulting from automatic operation of START mode.

This system requires a 12 V battery with a special specification and technology (reference numbers available from PEUGEOT dealers).

Fitting a battery not listed by PEUGEOT introduces the risk of malfunction of the system.

To charge the battery, use a 12 V charger and observe the polarity.

The Stop & Start system makes use of advanced technology.

For any work on the system go to a qualified workshop with the skills and equipment The Stop & Start system makes use of advanced technology.

For any work on the system go to a qualified workshop with the skills and equipment required, which a PEUGEOT dealer is able to provide.

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