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      01-25-2013, 05:05 PM   #2
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Originally Posted by heverlee View Post

Just wonder for 2013 X3, should it be left idle for a while after drive to let the coolant/oill to cool the turbo? I heard this was one major cause of turbo reliability in older ones like the VW 1.8T engine.

I don't think it's necessary, especially during cold weather, if you haven't run it really hard but was just driving 'normally'.
Btw, I used to own a GTI with the 1.8T. Bulletproof and never a problem for many miles.
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