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Hi I’ve a Fiat 500S when in neutral for about 10 mins the car automatically switches the ignition off and start stop not available comes up on the dash . Any ideas what this could be . Thanks
 

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Might purchase a code reader. Plug it in see if your pulling any engine codes. loose ground wire, bad fuel pump, could be anything. We don’t have the stop start feature, on any NA 500’s here.
 

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Might purchase a code reader. Plug it in see if your pulling any engine codes. loose ground wire, bad fuel pump, could be anything. We don’t have the stop start feature, on any NA 500’s here.
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jamie that might be a safety feature, on the stop, and start. Check your owners manual. Especially if you let the car sit, for a while. Again, I’m just guessing.
 

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jamie that might be a safety feature, on the stop, and start. Check your owners manual. Especially if you let the car sit, for a while. Again, I’m just guessing.
OK you mean it might be doing it as a safety feature .
 

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My aunt got this 500S and it does the same. I'm coming over this week after we finished installing the headache rack and truck accessories on the Silverado. Will have it checked for any code.
 

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I would imagine if you idle that long it may be emissions to stop people from warming up their car.
 

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So it’s a safety feature ?

Yes and also I believe an emissions feature. Some States make it illegal to warm up your car and even have a snitch line where a cop can come by and give you a ticket. Does you car idle perfectly fine and then after a set amount of time shut off or does it have a bad idle that stumbles and eventually fails?
 

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Hi yes my car idles then cuts out and says start stop unavailable then it needs a manual restart
 

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How long can you idel for before it shuts off? Do you have a definitive time frame?
 

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Probably an emissions control to prevent long term idling.
 
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