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To have this discussion, it is important to understand a few different lead acid battery types: A wet flooded cell battery is a lead acid battery that, among other traits, makes use of case vents. This is one of the oldest battery technologies and is relatively high maintenance because the water in the battery will evaporate, requiring the owner to maintain ...


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May be BMW center is wrong or i am wrong. A no start condition is mostly a symptom of a failed fuel pump. A fuel pump with problems will often produce a loud whine. Worn brushes, commutators and broken/loose windings in the fuel pump motor or harness can also cause the vehicle to die. This often happens after driving a while. Such problems are very difficult ...


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If you don't have the turbocharged version of the 116i, don't bother with a software update. It won't be worth the money you spend. You'll probably gain about 5 to 10 horsepower at most. You'll hardly feel the difference. If you have the 116i turbo though, go for it. You can do lots of great things with a turbo engine, especially one that is running at ...


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You really can get more power by burning less fuel. The problem is: if you inject less fuel, you explosion temperature increase. That is what you engine not adapted for. If you would like to go this way, you need another cylinders, bigger oil pan, bigger cooling system and so one. Only an other software is not the best way to increase your hp. Maybe they ...


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I would bet your mechanic is probably near the issue. I'm betting your catalytic converter(s) is/are starting to be plugged. You'll probably notice over time that it will become increasingly more difficult to get the car to perform. You'll have to engage the gas pedal further and further to get the desired results. It will get to a point where the engine ...


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I got this from Craig Hansen of http://www.hansensmc.com/ Stu, You can put in a acid battery, but most times the ABS system will fault on cold mornings. The BMW Gel battery doesn't normally doesn't have this issue.


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A typical lead acid battery require occasional maintenance. As the battery is recharged the acid outgasses. It essentially evaporates. This gas is corrosive and an explosion hazard if it concentrated in an enclosed container. Many motorcycles utilize a covered battery box. They may also use a drain hose to remove any acid fumes out of the battery and the ...



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