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Old 04-02-2013, 06:44 AM
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Originally Posted by Mr Mojo Risin View Post
It's annoying because its extra wear and tear on the starter for a 1 second stop. Add on top of that the number of heads that turn at stop signs thinking you stalled your $50k vehicle
BMW put in a heavy duty starter for the auto start and stop application. Chances are, the starter will out last your car. ASS have been in use in Europe for years with no reports of wide spread starter failure problems.
As for the people who look at you when the ASS is activated and automatically starts up, they are simply amazed at the level of technology of your BMW
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