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Auto/Stop Disabler

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  • #78897
    Hal
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    This feature was making me hate my XT5, but with a simple $188 purchase it is no longer an issue.
    Found on Amazon and got it in 3 days, but can be purchased elsewhere. Took 10 seconds to plug it in and it is done.
    Range Technology Plug & Play Start/Stop Disabler RA005B Compatible with 2004-2020 GM Vehicles

    #80594
    2Wheeler
    Participant

    Anyone know if this will work on the 2021 XT5 V6 as well? I would assume so but you know what happens when you assume…

    #80596
    Hal
    Participant

    This device (I read this somewhere) makes the car think the engine hood has been opened and shut while the car is running, making it go into a service mode that disables the Auto/Stop feature each time you start the vehicle. That said, it should work with the V6, but after reading your query I realized you asked about a 2021. I would contact the manufacturer for sure.
    Unplugging it returns the vehicle to normal, but why? I am loving this thing and this vehicle now.

    • This reply was modified 1 month, 2 weeks ago by Hal.
    #80600
    2Wheeler
    Participant

    Thanks Hal. I sent an email to Range Technology; we’ll see if I get a reply. ( I agree. That auto stop/start is absolutely annoying!)

    #80818
    2Wheeler
    Participant

    Mr. Hal, I read a comment somewhere that if you leave the RA005B plugged in but don’t start the car for a few days, the battery may be drained enough so that the car won’t start. Can you confirm or do you run everyday so it’s not an issue?

    #80848
    Hal
    Participant

    My 2019 XT5 never sits for more than 3 days. No issues thus far though.

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