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Old 04-02-2013, 09:05 PM
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Originally Posted by The X Men View Post
The info use to be on the BMW USA website, but I guess they took it off. Here is some info on Wiki:

"BMW

Since this battery experiences very different load characteristics than a normal car battery, BMW used an absorptive glass mat type instead. "

I can see it now:

New alternator $300
New battery $1500

I didn't think to check the cost of a battery for this new technology.
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