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Old 01-20-2013, 09:03 PM
Stoubal Stoubal is offline
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Mein Auto: X5 35d 2010

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So, when I get to a very steep hill, in this case the driveway covered of snow and some ice, when I accelerate to climb up, the x5 can't go up more then 20 feet. At this point it just stops like it has no more power. I guess this is the dsc kicking in.
Therefore I go back down the 20 feet, turn the x5 around and go up the steep driveway in reverse.
This way no issues, the x5 goes all the way up the 60 feet of steep driveway.

If I try again to go up the driveway and turn of DSC, this time at 20 feet up, the tires are spinning and x5 can't get up the rest of the driveway.

So my question is why am i able to go up the hill in reverse but not in drive. Does it have to so with how the x5 shares the power to the wheels. More in back, less in front. If it were my tires, wouldn't I not be able to go up anyways?


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