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Peugeot 2008: Driving / Stop & Start

The Stop & Start function puts the engine temporarily into standby - STOP mode - during phases when the vehicle is stopped (red lights, queues, etc.). The engine restarts automatically - START mode - as soon as the driver wishes to move off again.

Primarily designed for urban use, the function is intended to reduce fuel consumption and exhaust emissions as well as the noise level when stationary.

The function does not affect the functionalities of the vehicle, in particular the braking.

Deactivation/Reactivation

The function is activated by default when the ignition is switched on.

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start It is set via the Driving / Vehicle touch screen menu.

A message in the instrument panel confirms the change of status.

When the function is deactivated, if the engine was in standby, it restarts immediately.

Associated indicator lamps

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start Function activated.

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start Function deactivated or malfunction.

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start Opening the bonnet

Before doing anything under the bonnet, deactivate the Stop & Start system to avoid any risk of injury caused by the engine restarting automatically.

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start Driving on flooded roads

Before entering into a flooded area, it is strongly recommended that you deactivate the Stop & Start system.

For more information on Driving recommendations, particularly on flooded roads, refer to the corresponding section.

Operation

Main conditions for operation

  • The driver’s door must be closed.
  • The driver's seat belt must be fastened.
  • The state of charge of the battery must be sufficient.
  • The temperature of the engine must be within its nominal operating range.
  • The outside temperature must be between 0°C and 35°C.

Putting the engine into standby (STOP mode)

The engine automatically goes into standby as soon as the driver indicates the intention of stopping.

  • With a manual gearbox: with the gear lever in neutral and the clutch pedal released.
  • With an automatic gearbox: with the brake pedal depressed until the vehicle stops or the gear selector in position N, with the vehicle stopped.

Time counter

A time counter adds up the time spent in standby during a journey. It resets to zero every time the ignition is switched on.

Special cases:

The engine will not go into standby if all of the conditions for operation are not met and in the following cases.

  • Steep slope (ascending or descending).
  • Vehicle has not exceeded 6 mph (10  km/h) since the last engine start (with the key or the “START/STOP” button).
  • Needed to maintain a comfortable temperature in the passenger compartment.
  • Demisting active.

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start In these cases, this indicator lamp flashes for a few seconds, then goes off.

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start After the engine has restarted, STOP mode is not available until the vehicle has reached a speed of 5 mph (8  km/h).

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start During parking manoeuvres, STOP mode is not available for a few seconds after coming out of reverse gear or turning the steering wheel.

Engine restarting (START mode)

The engine automatically restarts as soon as the driver indicates the intention of moving off again.

  • With a manual gearbox: with the clutch pedal fully depressed.
  • With an automatic gearbox:
    • With the selector in position D or M: with the brake pedal released.
    • With the selector in position N and the brake pedal released: with the selector at D or M.
    • With the selector in position P and the brake pedal depressed: with the selector at R, N, D or M.
    • Reverse gear engaged.

Special cases

The engine restarts automatically if all the operating conditions are met again and in the following cases.

  • With a manual gearbox: vehicle speed exceeds 2.5 mph (4  km/h),
  • With an automatic gearbox, in mode N, vehicle speed exceeds 0.6 mph (1  km/h).

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start In these cases, this indicator lamp flashes for a few seconds, then goes off.

Malfunctions

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start In the event of a malfunction, this warning lamp flashes for a few moments, then remains on, accompanied by an onscreen message.

Have the vehicle checked by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

The vehicle stalls in STOP mode

All of the instrument panel warning lamps come on if there is a fault.

  • Switch off the ignition then start the engine again with the key or the "START/STOP" button.

Peugeot 2008. Stop & Start The Stop & Start system requires a 12  V battery of specific technology and specification.

All work concerning the battery must be carried out only by a PEUGEOT dealer or a qualified workshop.

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