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      07-31-2011, 10:28 PM   #21
rye m3

Drives: 2011.75 E92 M3
Join Date: Apr 2011
Location: New York

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Originally Posted by paradocs98 View Post
I have a 2011 with DCT. Proud to say I pressed the "deactivate" button for the stop/start function the minute I took delivery of the car at the dealership and have left it off ever since. I experienced it on a DCT car during the M Power Tour several months ago and it is indeed a strange sensation. It also strikes me as maybe not the best thing for the engine if you're in constant city traffic--you would think the repetitive cranking over/restarting of the engine would create excess stress or wear, all in the name of relative increased gas mileage. Just speculating, though...
Uh, it defaults to OFF every time you get in the car. Pressing the button turns it ON! Again, it's not about the mileage, it's about the greenhouse gasses.
E92 M3 MR on Red/Black ZCP Sound

2007 997S - sold
2003 E46 M3 Steel Grey on Red- sold
1997 E36 M3 Arctic Silver on Black- sold