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Old 07-09-2011, 12:20 PM
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Originally Posted by RepeatBMWGuy View Post
For those of you that did invest in the iPhone 4 cradle now that its available, are any of you experiencing extreme heating of the phone? If I leave mine in for more than 45min it gets hot enough (the phone) to fry an egg. I let BMW know and they claim to not have heard of this issue at all. Im getting over the fact that I have a 400.00 phone charging system, but heat in electronics is never a good thing unless its by design (like a heater ).

Any insight would be most appreciated.

Repeat... I've noticed that the phone doesn't get hot as long as you make sure the screen is off. You'll notice that once you plug it in it lights up. If you push the button at the top of the phone and make sure the screen is blank before you close your center console the phone shouldn't heat up. At least that's my observation...
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