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Noise of engine restarting when car is stationary, But already on watch

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    Sometimes when a car is stationary in traffic and slowly starts to move off, it makes a sound like an engine has just been turned on? Ny car is automatic and this hasnt happend to me before. Just wondering what it means


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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Start-stop_system
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    Haha. I'm sorry.

    Edit - I thought it was your car doing it.
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    (Original post by sabrinaa1234)
    Sometimes when a car is stationary in traffic and slowly starts to move off, it makes a sound like an engine has just been turned on? Ny car is automatic and this hasnt happend to me before. Just wondering what it means


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    ... nearest garage ...
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    (Original post by TeeEm)
    ... nearest garage ...
    My car hasnt done it before but i hear other cars do it (just to make it clear)


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    (Original post by sabrinaa1234)
    Sometimes when a car is stationary in traffic and slowly starts to move off, it makes a sound like an engine has just been turned on? Ny car is automatic and this hasnt happend to me before. Just wondering what it means


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    What is your car? I guess bad ecu?
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    As FXX said, it's a start-stop system. Most newer cars shut down when stationary in order to save fuel, then restart automatically when you set off.
 
 
 
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