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July 21, 2006, 4:45 am
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There is a strange problem accur to my accord hybrid vehicle.
When I stop my car in front of red light. the engine shut off because
of the hybrid vechile's engine auto stop to cut the fuel consumption
and emissions. at this time, the engine starte again when I kick the
brake padel down hardly. Is there anybody meeting this problem and
thanks and regarded
Re: a strange problem about my ACCORD hybrid vehicle
I am assuming that you are not a native English speaker and that you
mean that the engine restarts if you push hard on the brake pedal.
(At least in American English, "hardly pushing the pedal" means very
little pressure on the pedal. Isn't English fun!!!!)
Maybe they all do that. It would ensure maximum vacuum for the brake
booster if extreme braking is required. Also, it may interpret
extreme pressure as a sign of impending danger and light up the engine
to give you maximum control over the vehicle.
Why are you pushing hard on the brake when you are stopped at a red