Originally Posted by heverlee
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.
2013 x35i (Space Gray, MSport, CW/CWII, DHP, Premium, Premium Sound, Technology, BMW-Apps)
Retired: '09 C300 4Matic, '09 GTI, '06 750i, '05 C55, '04 R32, '03 M5, '02 GTI, '01 M5, '00 M-Coupe, '00 540i/6, '99 M3 Coupe, '98 M3 Coupe, '96 328i,... '86 4000 CS Quattro... too many to list.