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      04-21-2012, 03:55 PM   #9
LeifW
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Quote:
Originally Posted by schnell325 View Post
A very important thing for owners like myself, who park in a garage at home, is to LOCK THE CAR whenever you aren't using it. Especially if your car is not a daily driver. BMW Canada sent out a notice awhile back explaining that dormant cars will, over time, give the battery discharge warning.
What does locking the car do? Is there some sort of electric component running when the car is not locked?

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Leif W.