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Old 10-11-2012, 06:32 AM
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now driving number eight!
Location: Atlanta
Join Date: Aug 2004
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Mein Auto: 2007 S2000
I was afraid they were going to pull that "unfavorable user behavior" BS on you.

It's shameful for BMW to sell an expensive car that a "normal" non high mileage driver can't depend on.

The new BMWs with "regenerative braking" are even worse as they now disconnect the alternator from charging the battery during acceleration and other driving conditions.

If your battery does fail under the warranty / maintenance period I'd push the dealer hard for replacement (did that successfully).

All that said, a battery tender is an inexpensive peace of mind accessory to top off your charge!

"sometimes you're the windshield .... sometimes you're the bug"

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