2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

2013-2014 Cayenne – Manual

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Exceptions for the Auto Start Stop function
The Auto Start Stop function is not available in the following situations, for example:

  1. When Sport mode is activated.
  2. When PSM is off.
  3. In Maneuvering mode.
  4. When AC MAX mode is activated.
  5. When the "windshield defrost" function is active.
  6. When an attached trailer is detected (trailer connector plugged in and trailer detected).
    After the ignition is switched on, the message "Start/Stop mode deactivated" will appear on the multi-function display in the instrument panel.
  7. While adjusting the chassis level.
  8. When the rear fog light is on.
  9. When the off-road driving program is active.
  10. When windshield heating is on.
  11. At altitudes of more than approx. 2500 m (Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo and Cayenne Turbo S only).
  • The Start Stop function must be deactivated manually if a trailer hitch from another manufacturer is installed on the vehicle.

For information on switching off the Start Stop function:

  • Please see the chapter "SWITCHING AUTO START STOP FUNCTION ON AND OFF" on page 161.

The Auto Start Stop function is available with limited functionality in the following situations, for example:

  1. If the air conditioning or passenger compartment heating is operated at a high setting or if the defrost function is run for long time periods.
  2. If the battery charging condition is low.
  3. On upward or downward slopes.
  4. During internal vehicle test procedures, e.g. automatic engine checks.

If one of these situations arises after the engine has stopped automatically, the engine can be restarted automatically.

Switching Auto Start Stop function on and off
Switching on

  • Press button .
    The indicator light on the button goes out.
    The engine stops automatically when the vehicle stops.

Switching off

  • Press button .
    The indicator light on the button lights up.
    The engine's Auto Stop function is disabled.
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