2017-2018 Macan – Manual

2017-2018 Macan – Manual

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The electric parking brake is also applied in selector-lever position D or M.

The light indicator on button and the brake warning light light up.

  1. Please see chapter "Warning and Information Messages" on page 327.

Exceptions for the Auto Start Stop function

The Auto Start Stop function is not available in the following situations, e.g:

  1. When SPORT/SPORT PLUS mode is active
  2. When PSM off or PSM SPORT mode is activated
  3. When maneuvering
  4. When air conditioning "Maximum cooling output" is active
  5. When the “Windshield defrost” function is active.
  6. At high altitudes
  7. While adjusting the chassis level
  8. When off-road mode is on
  9. When an attached trailer is detected (bicycle carrier connector or trailer connector plugged in)
    The Auto Start Stop function must be deactivated manually if a trailer hitch from another manufacturer is installed on the vehicle.

The Auto Start Stop function is available with limited functionality in the following situations, e.g.:

  1. When the air conditioning or passenger compartment heating is operated at a high setting
  2. If the battery charge condition is low
  3. On upward or downward slopes
  4. During internal vehicle test procedures, e.g. automatic engine checks
  5. At a very low or very high outside or battery temperature
  6. In stop & go traffic with repeated short stopping phases

If one of these states occurs after the engine has been stopped automatically, the engine can be restarted automatically.

Switching Auto Start Stop function and coasting mode on and off

Fig. 32: Auto Start/Stop button

Switch off

  • Press button .
    The light indicator on the button lights up.
    Automatic stopping of the engine is suppressed and coasting mode is switched off.

Switching on

  • Press button .
    The light indicator on the button goes out.
    The engine is automatically stopped when the vehicle stops and coasting mode is switched on.
  1. Please see chapter "Driving in coasting mode" on page 298.
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