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View Results: Please vote your situation & mileage AT FAILURE or multiple failures
NO failure - current mileage 0 - 20K miles 169 47.74%
NO failure - current mileage 20K - 40K miles 84 23.73%
NO failure - current mileage 40K - 60K miles 19 5.37%
NO failure - current mileage 60K+ miles 0 0%
YES - one failure at: 0 - 20K miles 10 2.82%
YES - one failure at: 20K - 40K miles 42 11.86%
YES one failure at: 40K - 60K miles 18 5.08%
YES one failure at: 60K+ miles 4 1.13%
MULTIPLE FAILURES 8 2.26%
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Old 05-27-2012, 06:12 AM   #11
vtbob
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Originally Posted by CheckerdD View Post
I would be really interested in knowing how many of the "failures" are from people who have over taxed the system. The stock system puts out 400 something watts. Electric vest, PIAAS, GPS, radar detector, hand warmers and your near that point. Put on your turn signal and, honk the horn, and PSAPP. You have cooked it. Dave
The BMW system puts out full power (essentially some hair splitting possible) all the time and the regulator shunts the unneeded power to ground. This type of design is both cheaper and lighter than a field regulated alternator,..ie what you have in your car.
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