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Old 06-04-2012, 09:12 PM   #39
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Originally Posted by kam327 View Post
Thanks for the info. I didn't realize it has been installed with manuals before. I guess I assumed it was a DCT-only feature in their quest to make it mimic an automatic.

I can see where manual drivers just wouldn't want to deal with the added hassle of rolling back on hills and grow to like HSA as a result (as Bimmer Bob seems to have), but it should at least be something that can be turned off if desired.
It can be turned off. In fact, you have to activate it by holding the brake as you shift into first (with clutch in).
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