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      09-29-2008, 11:35 PM   #1
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Storing the 1 for an extended period

I will be apart with my 135 for 4 weeks. Is there anything I should do before leaving her alone in the garage?

4 weeks without starting up and driving around, will the 1 be ok?

Any suggestion would be appreciated.
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      09-30-2008, 12:18 PM   #2
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I will be apart with my 135 for 4 weeks. Is there anything I should do before leaving her alone in the garage?

4 weeks without starting up and driving around, will the 1 be ok?

Any suggestion would be appreciated.
If you haven't been driving it much, you might consider hooking it up to a "Battery Tender" type charger as insurance. However, even this probably won't be necessary - as my E46 with it's 4 year old battery started right up after nearly 5 weeks while I was travelling in the 128i.
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      09-30-2008, 12:27 PM   #3
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In the manual it says if you will part your beloved for 90 days or more you need prep it for storage otherwise you will be fine.


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      09-30-2008, 05:09 PM   #4
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      09-30-2008, 05:31 PM   #5
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I parked my car for nearly 4 weeks with no problems... The only thing I did was make sure it had a full tank of gas to avoid any "condensation" issues. Probably overkill, but it was easy enough.
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      09-30-2008, 07:07 PM   #6
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Yea you're probably fine for a month. When I left my 330xi (with run flats) for a few months, I had to replace the tires when I got back because run flats seem to mold into a position and it can't be repaired so... take the wheels off if you go away for more than 3 months :smile:
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