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Advice please

Post by Mattie95 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:10 pm

I've just got a Kodiak might be a thick question but press start button to start etc journey then back but I was told not to press same button to stop the engine I've read up everything the salesman said engine should shut off automatically it doesn't help please ?
Sorry if it's a daft question new to this forum

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Re: Advice please

Post by Kenny R » Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:36 pm

Typical salesman BS I’m afraid.


From the owners manual....


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Re: Advice please

Post by scratch113 » Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:39 pm

The stop/start system should stop the engine for you but having had my car for less than 2 weeks I have thus far found that I do need to press the button on the side of the steering column to turn the ignition off. I keep forgetting as my Land Rover would do it for me, but I have got out of the car after stopping, selecting park, release seat belt and open the drivers door only to find that after I've stepped out the radio is still on, as is the ignition. On the Land Rover, you could actually stop in Drive and if you undid your seat belt and opened the door after the stop/start had stopped the engine, then the auto gear selector (turn-style as in most modern LR products) would automatically move back to Park, retract and the ignition would turn off. Actually quite handy!
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Re: Advice please

Post by eLTe » Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:54 pm

Oh no, I have to press a button to turn my car’s such a pain...

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Re: Advice please

Post by Old and Grumpy » Fri Feb 01, 2019 9:24 am

eLTe wrote:
Thu Jan 31, 2019 9:54 pm
Oh no, I have to press a button to turn my car’s such a pain...

We all have to endure these aggravations in our life. C'est la vie!
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Re: Advice please

Post by Colin Lambert » Fri Feb 01, 2019 5:47 pm

Sorry you seem to have found yet another Skoda salesman Called Richard Head. ;)
I'm afraid they are quite common.
The lack of knowledge that some of them have on the product that pays their mortgage and feeds their families, is quite staggering! :evil:
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