Our cars benefit from more and more technologies, generally this brings us an additional comfort of use. Having said that, technology has its advantages, but as well has some drawbacks, with it, we see bugs showing up! One of them is the Start and Stop feature, which is made to help you save fuel and preserve the planet. You may confront problems and want to turn off the start stop technology on hyundai i40 . But how do I do that? In this article we will help you discover how this system works, how to disable start and stop on xxx, and what are the repeated problems you may encountered with this option.


How does the Start Stop on hyundai i40 work?

Start Stop technology operation

Start Stop is a latest technology that began to be incorporated into recent automobiles about ten years ago. This technology is designed to limit the fuel consumption of your hyundai i40 and to preserve the environment by limiting CO2 emissions. Its effectiveness is principally important in an urban environment. Indeed, cars can be made to spend up to 35% of their time at a standstill during urban journeys. The promise of start and stop on your car is to save you between 5% and 15% in fuel consumption. Nevertheless, on long journeys or secondary roads, its usefulness is limited. How it works:

  • A reinforced starter or a last generation alternator with integrated starter
  • When you shift into neutral and release the clutch pedal, the engine unit will shut off.
  • When you shift into gear, the car will immediately restart.

On some improved versions, your hyundai i40 will even be able to shut down although you are not stopped (up to 20km/h on some start and stop).

Start Stop hyundai i40: Positive aspects and drawbacks

Nevertheless this system has serious advantages in terms of environmental conservation and fuel economy, there are on the other hand some drawbacks to having a start and stop on hyundai i40 .

  • Benefits:
  • You will make fuel and CO2 emission savings if you have a principally urban use of your hyundai i40. You will too. In addition, you will be able to advantage from the purchase of a car with a more interesting bonus/malus, permitting you to to buy a cheaper car . Finally, you will advantage from an additional comfort because your engine unit will be stopped when you pass red lights or stops.

  • Disadvantages
  • It’s not interesting for you to have this system if you drive on secondary roads . This system is actually quite expensive to buy (between 500 and 1500€) . Finally, the first generations of start stop technology can undergo a premature wear of the starter and the battery of your hyundai i40. you will have to buy or change your battery more often,


How to turn off Start Stop technology on hyundai i40?

Now let’s proceed to the component you’re probably most interested in, how to deactivate, disconnect or remove the start stop on your hyundai i40? .
Based on how you use your car, you may want to deactivate this system, which can be irritating or you may experience that your starter is experiencing premature wear, or you may have had to purchase a new AGM or EFB battery on your hyundai i40 . All these are valid causes to disable your start and stop system.
In this article are the two most important techniques for disabling the start and stop on hyundai i40:

  • The traditional technique: Know, if you don’t already know it, that there is a start and stop disable button on your center console (depending on the year of your car you may have a button labeled “ECO”, “Start and Stop” or “S&S”) that you can use to disconnect your start and stop on every start. Nevertheless, this technique requires you to redo the manipulation every time you start the motor vehicle.
  • It is possible that the start and stop of your hyundai i40 is switched off completely: It is possible that the start and stop of your hyundai i40 is switched on unintentionally, or that it does not correspond to the use you have of your car. In such a case, you can deactivate it by two different solutions. You can create a bridge behind the activation button of your start and stop . Finally, second technique you can disconnect the battery charge indicator cable that is on the terminals of your battery, which will make your hyundai i40 presume that the battery is tired and will deactivate the start and stop to protect your autonomy.

Start Stop Technology problems hyundai i40

Concerning the different problems you might encounter with the start and stop of your hyundai i40 . It is possible that this is activated in an unpredicted method , for example you are doing a manoeuvre and you don’t have time to replace to reverse gear and the car stops. It is possible that this problem is associated with the series of your hyundai i40. Try to completely deactivate your Start and Stop as seen in the previous section to avoid this problem or go to your mechanic to see if there is a particular remedy. Another problem experienced by hyundai i40 owners is that you may experience premature wear of your battery or starter motor. These particular parts for start and stop are expensive, and if you have already looked at the battery prices for xxx or those of the starters you must have discovered that they are much more expensive than classic batteries, do not think twice to deactivate this system to avoid this sort of problem. Finally, it may be that your start and stop on hyundai i40 does not work anymore , in this case, go to your mechanic to solve this problem.

If perhaps you have any further questions about the hyundai i40, do not hesitate to consult our hyundai i40 category.