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Old 08-29-2012, 08:09 AM
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Location: Lorena & San Antonio, TX
 
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Mein Auto: 2007 X3 (MT)
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Originally Posted by shendrick View Post
I would assume that the summer heat and sun simply bake out the large number of plastic parts over time. Since many of us keep the sun shield closed during the hotest part of the summer, this will simply accelerate time to failure. I just make sure ours never gets used.
Yeah, that thought crossed my mind; but this vehicle spends the bulk of its time, these days, parked inside of a garage. Not a lot of opportunities for the sun (UV rays) to bake things, so it seems temperature-related (uneven expansion of something)...
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