Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
[Engine] Hot Weather Hill Start
#1
This may not be the right place to put this query, but for the past few weeks my journey home means waiting at roadwork traffic lights on Barnes railway bridge slope in hot weather (around 25-28 degrees). When the lights go green and it's time to pull away up the slope nothing happens for a few seconds, then it roars away and goes too fast.
The eco stop device works and I wonder if it's because of the slope or the heat. It recently had a Citroen dealer service with new fuel filter, and MOT with no recommendations. It's a 2014 airdream 90 VTR auto, 30K mileage, which is brilliant except for this problem.

Any ideas?
Reply
#2
Mine does this, it's the eco device. I disable mine every time I start the engine, waste of time..
[-] The following 1 user says Thank You to BerlingoAndy for this post:
  • rnamman
Reply
#3
My Auto is the same, it looses its finesse the older it gets.
Eco on/off makes no difference, its nothing, nothing, CHARGE!!!!

Usually its at its worst when someone flashes you out on a busy junction and you try to move off quickly, the person flashing must think Im a right boy racer wheel spinning off in a berlingo.
14 Plate Berlingo Multispace XTR
[-] The following 1 user says Thank You to Hughzie for this post:
  • rnamman
Reply
#4
(13-06-2018, 08:31 PM)BerlingoAndy Wrote:  Mine does this, it's the eco device. I disable mine every time I start the engine, waste of time..

Thanks. My wife does this whenever she drives the Bingo; she calls it the Slug.
Reply
#5
(25-06-2018, 03:33 PM)Hughzie Wrote:  My Auto is the same, it looses its finesse the older it gets.
Eco on/off makes no difference, its nothing, nothing, CHARGE!!!!

Usually its at its worst when someone flashes you out on a busy junction and you try to move off quickly, the person flashing must think Im a right boy racer wheel spinning off in a berlingo.

Now I know that it's not just my Bingo I'm not too worried. I do switch the Eco off if I'm crawling along in traffic as I don't want to run the battery down. In the winter I've found the Eco won't activate when I have the wireless, heater fan and headlights all on while waiting at traffic lights. My 1955 Ford Popular windscreen wiper ran off the manifold inlet so they didn't work when you accelerated. Looks as though modern technology still isn't quite right.
Reply


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
[-]
Welcome
You have to register before you can post on our site.

Username:
  

Password:
  




[-]
Search
(Advanced Search)

[-]
Latest Threads
Engine noise
Last Post: polar
Yesterday 10:23 PM
» Replies: 18
» Views: 3297
tensioner pulley
Last Post: RJBingham
17-02-2019 07:18 PM
» Replies: 19
» Views: 3615
Eberspacher or similar
Last Post: David Edwards
15-02-2019 01:10 PM
» Replies: 13
» Views: 3545
Overheat and antipollution?
Last Post: mikeB
15-02-2019 11:39 AM
» Replies: 26
» Views: 6747
Grizz' Prozac for the Soul - Berlingo Multispace
Last Post: Grizz
14-02-2019 10:04 PM
» Replies: 651
» Views: 136140
clutch pedal
Last Post: gissa
14-02-2019 12:43 PM
» Replies: 8
» Views: 1920
Valves DW8
Last Post: Arbe
13-02-2019 11:11 AM
» Replies: 51
» Views: 10826
throttle cable - where to get a good one.
Last Post: Arbe
12-02-2019 05:35 PM
» Replies: 9
» Views: 2718
2003 2.0 HDI Poor fuel consumption
Last Post: ffrenchie
12-02-2019 04:23 PM
» Replies: 31
» Views: 8055
New Berlingo Anyone????
Last Post: Tree
11-02-2019 11:13 AM
» Replies: 13
» Views: 4503

[-]
Recent Visitors
Locations of visitors to this page