One of the most infamous features on a Ford vehicle is the Auto Start Stop feature. Now that the 2018 F150 has this standard across all engine choices so there is no getting away from it! This video shows you how it works, and also how to get rid of it forever! Leave your questions below...


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Comments

    • westfield90
      westfield90

      How much is “big” savings in gas? Just got a car but it has a skip or thud when I press accelerator to start from light again so debating whether to turn it off

      about 6 days ago
    • Der Untertitelschreiber
      Der Untertitelschreiber

      VW Golf VII, 1,6 TDI, four years old, 100.000km (60.000 Miles), never had a single issue with the starter or any other part of the car. It still starts immediately after I turn the key and the start stop system works in an extremely effective and quick manner, with me putting a lot of strain on the system. I average about 3,9l/100km (60MPG US). I am never buying another car without Start Stop.

      about 6 days ago
    • Jay Gibson
      Jay Gibson

      I’ve seen videos for the auto start stop that say when you use the trailer connector that it disables the backup camera and sensors is this true could someone please email me and let me know my address is jgbuffy0773@gmail.com and thanks

      about 7 days ago
    • SEANJOHN 92663
      SEANJOHN 92663

      Its NOT a gas saver it keeps the car from a idle at stop lights... also if you turn up the AC the car will start again FYI

      about 11 days ago
    • Redblade
      Redblade

      Crap video, he just wants you to buy that useless gadget - he can stick it up his arse!

      about 13 days ago
    • Redblade
      Redblade In reply to Redblade

      @Town and Country TV
      Well then it's useless information! It's far better just to flick the switch off with stop/start.

      about 12 days ago
    • Town and Country TV
      Town and Country TV In reply to Redblade

      Naw... we don’t care at all if you buy anything. Just trying to be informative

      about 12 days ago
    • Tyler Nelson
      Tyler Nelson

      Check out AutoStopEliminator.Com

      about 13 days ago
    • R Cruz
      R Cruz

      Just push the damn button! Lazy....

      about 13 days ago
    • Phillip Burns
      Phillip Burns

      Auto stop start feature is just plain ignorant and nothing more than Fords engineering gone wild!....plus it means more $$$$' for ford!!👎👎👎👎👎

      about 15 days ago
    • Allen Richardson
      Allen Richardson

      Damn it I have a Chevy Impala.

      about 17 days ago
    • J J
      J J

      It's been proven that auto start/stop saves a minuscule amount of fuel. Modern cars simply dont use much fuel when at idle. However, engines suffer the most wear and tear at start up. So constantly shutting down and restarting is bad for consumers but great for car dealers that hope you buy a $60k truck every 5 years,

      about 19 days ago
    • Cajunguy82
      Cajunguy82

      All of those cold starts. Ouch!!!

      about 21 day ago
    • mark p
      mark p

      Great, but you lose your backup camera and other features involving anti sway or roll. That and parking assist if it has that on your model. The raptor is a joke anyway. A V6 turbo. Come on. It needs a real engine. At least a 5.0 V8.

      about 22 days ago
    • Rick S
      Rick S

      You have to replace the starter every year...

      about 22 days ago
    • Charles Ball
      Charles Ball

      Autostop Eliminator is a much better choice. www.autostopeliminator.com

      about 1 month ago
    • Miguel Palacios
      Miguel Palacios

      its fucking stupid the one more. money for mecanics

      about 1 month ago
    • Robert Maclean
      Robert Maclean

      Instead of all the bitching and moaning, just push the damn button on the dash if you don’t want to use the feature. Sounds like a bunch of lazy people out there.

      about 1 month ago
    • Blckscorpion
      Blckscorpion

      Are people really that lazy now a days that they can't just reach over and push a little button (stated at 1:40) to disable the auto start/stop feature? If so, then don't buy a new school/tech 21st century car and just stick with your old school/tech 20th century car. Most 21st century cars either have the auto start/stop feature or will most likely be going to it soon (whether we like it to or not) so, we're going to have to deal with it. Welcome to the 21st century!!

      about 1 month ago
    • 25k subs with no vids Challange
      25k subs with no vids Challange

      The only time I’d use it if I leased the car and I would’ve turned the car back to the dealership before I need a new starter

      about 1 month ago
    • Pat McGraw
      Pat McGraw

      It will not save money.
      1 It is to meet federal fuel emissions standards
      2. The starter will go out sooner because the life cycle is being reduce, repetitive starting.
      3. Each time you stop the oil pump stops. Oil drains from the top down. Upon startups the cams are exposed too more wear
      4. The worst time for the a/c, water pump, alternator, starter, battery.......
      Yep you guessed it. Upon startup.

      This feature is for only one reason, increased in town fuel economy. On the fords, chevys, fiats, Benz, beemers, all of them is to meet the ever increasing mileage requirements. And it might become illegal to modify manufacturers emissions equipment, which this probably could fall under that umbrella.

      about 1 month ago
    • Keys Diver
      Keys Diver

      what you save in fuel, you'll spend on starters

      about 1 month ago
    • Der Untertitelschreiber
      Der Untertitelschreiber In reply to Keys Diver

      VW Golf VII, 1,6 TDI, four years old, 100.000km (60.000 Miles), never had a single issue with the start or any other part of the car. It still starts immediately after I turn the key and the start stop system works in an extremely effective and quick manner, with me putting a lot of strain on the system. I average about 3,9l/100km (60MPG US). I am never buying another car without an automatic Start Stop System.

      about 6 days ago
    • Get Lost
      Get Lost In reply to Keys Diver

      That’s what I though too but the developer of the system has a detailed video on YouTube showing the mechanics of it and it doesn’t use the ignition starter to restart the engine. Supposedly does not cause excessive wear on flywheel or starters.

      Who knows though. It’s a relatively new feature and only time will tell. In the meantime I turn mine off lol

      about 1 month ago
    • debunker300
      debunker300

      Doesn't using the trailer hitch tester thing disable the back-up camera?

      about 1 month ago
    • Peter Cram
      Peter Cram

      I HATE the auto start stop. That is why I’m here.

      about 1 month ago
    • GrnArrow092
      GrnArrow092

      The auto start/stop feature is a BAD idea. The most wear and tear that happens in an engine is when you start it up. In the long run, this will wear your engine out faster. There is also no noticeable fuel savings with this feature. I will never buy a vehicle with this feature. If it was inevitable that I did, I would find a way to disable it.

      about 1 month ago
    • Jonny Steele
      Jonny Steele

      If you want to kill it... https://youtu.be/uAQ6kiHofG0

      about 2 months ago
    • joe smith
      joe smith

      It doesn’t save you anything about creates havoc. Your red or red light your engine shuts off the oil goes back to the oil pan the fluid stop turning red light now turns green you have a sixth of a second I know not much but a sixth of a second to go that’s enough to get you hit by somebody else when you think you have the access to go. Then it goes to the batteries then it goes to the starter that car is constantly re-starting that’s horrible for your starter horrible for your engine horrible idea I understand the concept but we’re just not there

      about 2 months ago
    • Elvis Pelvis
      Elvis Pelvis

      At least flywheels are easy to change...they just mount with Velcro right ?

      about 2 months ago
    • redsuperduty1
      redsuperduty1

      Or you could just unplug one connector underneath the dashboard and the problem is solved...

      about 2 months ago
    • TheObgyn 678
      TheObgyn 678

      Annoying. No one wants this. I want a direct software off fix...

      about 2 months ago
    • eric tran
      eric tran

      Stop and star only save for those who stuck in heavy traffic jam..... but cost money to fix the battery and the starter later?.

      about 2 months ago
    • Rocco Sainato
      Rocco Sainato

      Yes that is one way you can do it but who wants to look at that there is a way simpler bypass underneath the steering wheel just above the pedals there are three plugs the third one down if you unplug that your truck will never shut off and if you want your truck to shut off all you would have to do is push the auto stop-start button very simple and convenient

      about 2 months ago