Permanently disable auto stop/start?

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Re: Permanently disable auto stop/start?

Postby Knightrider03m - October 10th, 2016, 8:20 pm

Wait until a tune come out for it. Most tunes disable the auto start feature.
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Re: Permanently disable auto stop/start?

Postby montermahan - November 8th, 2016, 3:30 pm

I found a line in the display between tac and speedo that has a box to check or uncheck auto start/stop on my 2017 2.0 titanium escape, but I haven't driven it since I checked the box to see if it deactivated. I live in the country with no stoplight's. will test it out next time I drive it and repost.
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Re: Permanently disable auto stop/start?

Postby bobump - November 10th, 2016, 2:31 am

I thought this might do it but was corrrected on another forum. :)

google auto engine off ... it seems this turns off the engine after a preset period if left unattended

I've also seen that it can't be turned off due to it's EPA fuel numbers were calculated with it.
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Re: Permanently disable auto stop/start?

Postby rfruth - November 14th, 2016, 9:27 pm

There is a (several) youtube videos showing how to permanently disable this 'feature' ((basically you add a jumper wire to the disable switch so the truck 'thinks' the switch has been pressed)) but don't let the dealer know you've done this :bust: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qf0dQEUg9VQ
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Re: Permanently disable auto stop/start?

Postby rfruth - November 15th, 2016, 9:22 pm

note to self - it looks like the switch would be hard to gain access to in the '17 Escape without dismantling lots of the dash so make the best of SS :bang:
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Re: Permanently disable auto stop/start?

Postby rcmark - November 20th, 2016, 3:21 pm

Looks like this maybe the solution in FoCCCus.
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