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    Being as he is an Ozzy he does not know that the system is a legal requirement imposed by the EU but he is right in that it is BS and causes accelerated wear and has naff all affect on overall emissions, it just shows a short term reduction at points of high traffic concentration such as busy junctions and pedestrian crossings outside schools, overall it causes an increase in emissions spread out over a wider area.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam&Anne View Post
    "Stop start function any good?"

    Don't get me started.
    Never used it - never will use it.
    You sound like my colleague, who's almost phobic in his need to turn off the stop/start function on any car he gets into!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RichardR View Post
    You sound like my colleague, who's almost phobic in his need to turn off the stop/start function on any car he gets into!
    Don’t be too hard on the lad. Perhaps judicious rather than phobic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sam&Anne View Post
    Don’t be too hard on the lad. Perhaps judicious rather than phobic.
    Possibly, although he's never been able to provide a coherent explanation as to the root of his obsession!
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    Quote Originally Posted by RichardR View Post
    Possibly, although he's never been able to provide a coherent explanation as to the root of his obsession!
    I personally don't have an obsession. I am totally coherent and I will continue to use the excellent simple "button option" to switch off this unnecessary abomination.
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