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Car arrived, start/stop feature not working

SpencerK

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I don't feel like complaining, but my car arrived a few hours ago, and A. It's gorgeous B. Standard sound is plenty good C. It is not doing the auto stop/start. Seems like that could be indicative of a problem.
 

SpencerK

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The sound system is fantastic. There's no way the Bose system can be any better.
 

FavaBean

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Judging by the pictures doesn't look too hot in CA.

Go back to the basics and turn off your climate control, make sure the engine reaches operating temperature and keep it out of manual shift mode. Go through a few more start stop cycles and wait as many days... then start thinking about calling the dealer if still not working.

In the meantime, enjoy it! Looks great. I see you have properly parked it in a corner spot to avoid door dings.
 

Gracie615

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Beautiful car!

I wonder if before delivering it the dealer did a software update on the car. Two of us on the forum here noticed this after the dealer did recent updates on ours. I was happy it was gone, but about a week later after our service, or several start/stop cycles, the stop/start business returned. So I am guessing it will be functioning by this time next week.
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Banto

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Your battery charge may be low. I noticed that when we test drove new TourX cars the start-stop often didn’t work whereas the demo units did.
 

SpencerK

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Your battery charge may be low. I noticed that when we test drove new TourX cars the start-stop often didn’t work whereas the demo units did.
Awww, you're bumming me out, I thought maybe I'd gotten away with something! :)
 

liuby33

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My car hesitated to do the SS during the first day of driving, so it might be simply a protection of mechanical parts when they are too new.
 

SpencerK

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Don't worry about the duplication, it just means we all get to re-admire your beautiful car multiple times! :)
Thanks! I think these wagons are very beautiful, I am so glad that I get to drive it!
 

OldWhiteChevy

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Beautiful car. We hardly see them around western NY state...everybody seems to prefer Enclaves & Encores. (smh)
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a review online said if it is in 'manual' shift mode or a/c is set to max the auto start/stop does not function
 

William Fischetti

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Actually back my year old Tourx to dealer as start/stop stopped working...(Hated it at first, then got used to it, then missed it when it was gone) Anyway, they replaced the battery and problem solved..
 

jfgesquire

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Beautiful car. We hardly see them around western NY state...everybody seems to prefer Enclaves & Encores. (smh)
Keep an eye out for my Smoked Pearl! I'm likely the one flying down the 90 past the Galleria!
 
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