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2013-2016 Cayman – Manual

2013-2016 Cayman – Manual

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Auto Start Stop Function
On vehicles with PDK transmission or manual transmission, the engine stops automatically when the vehicle is stopped, e.g. at traffic lights or in a traffic jam. The Auto Start Stop function thus helps to save fuel.

The ignition stays on even when the engine switches off automatically. All functions are still available.

Preconditions for stopping the engine automatically

  1. Auto Start Stop function is switched on.
  2. Engine compartment lid closed.
  3. Driver detected: driver’s safety belt fastened and driver’s door closed.
  4. DK selector lever in position D, N or P or
    transmission range 1 or 2 selected manually or
    gearshift lever in neutral and clutch pedal not depressed.
  5. Engine, transmission and battery are at operating temperature.
  6. Vehicle was driven at a speed of more than approx. 1 mph (2 km/h) for at least 1.5 seconds since the engine last stopped automatically.

Manual transmission: Stopping and starting the engine
Stopping
The Auto Start Stop function stops the engine as soon as the vehicle stops moving:

  1. Use the footbrake to stop the vehicle.
  2. The engine will stop if the gearshift lever is in neutral and the clutch pedal is no longer depressed.

Starting
The Auto Start Stop function starts the engine:

  • Fully depress the clutch pedal and engage gear from neutral.

You can drive off normally.

PDK transmission: Stopping and starting the engine
Stopping
The Auto Start Stop function stops the engine as soon as the vehicle stops moving:

  1. Use the footbrake to stop the vehicle.
  2. Keep the footbrake pressed. or
    Move PDK selector lever to position P.

Starting
The Auto Start Stop function starts the engine:

  • In PDK selector-lever position D, N or manually selected transmission range 1 or 2:
    Release the footbrake. or
    Press the accelerator. or
    Move PDK selector lever to position R.

You can drive off normally.

Information
The engine will start automatically in certain situations, e.g. if the vehicle starts rolling, to ensure passenger comfort via air conditioning, or if the brake vacuum is reduced.


Starting the engine after leaving the vehicle
If you leave the vehicle following an automatic engine stop, in order to open the garage door for example, an automatic engine start is performed if the following prerequisites are met:

  1. Selector-lever position P engaged
  2. The driver gets back in within 30 seconds
  3. Safety belt fastened
  4. Selector-lever position D engaged and
  5. brake released

If one of these prerequisites is not met, the engine must be started manually. The message "Please start engine manually" will appear on the multi-function display in the instrument panel.

  • Please see the chapter "OVERVIEW OF WARNING AND INFORMATION MESSAGES" on page 113.
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