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Old 04-02-2013, 07:43 AM
wpattison wpattison is offline
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Location: Menlo Park, CA
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Mein Auto: 2013 X3 35i
Originally Posted by The X Men View Post
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
Where did you see they used a heavy duty starter? I don't doubt you, but a source would be nice. That makes me feel better to hear that, actually.

I'm a little over a week in having the new X3, and I'm still giving A/S/S a go. I won't lie - it's unnerving as hell having it cut out on me...
Currently: 2013 X3 xDrive35i - Deep Sea Blue / Nevada Black, ZAP, ZDA, ZDH, ZPP, ZPS, ZTP, Heated Seats, Cargo Net

Previously owned:
  • 2004 X3 3.0
  • 1997 328is
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