Originally Posted by The X Men
The engine will start up if there is a HVAC demand or if the battery gets too low, the auto hold has nothing to do with it.
My car often turns itself back on at an extremely long traffic light.
At other times, I turn the wheel slightly and it will also turn on (as its supposed to). I use Auto H all the time but it has nothing to do with ASS.
It has never gone into N.
2012 BMW 535i X-drive; Space Grey/Black Dakota, Fineline; Executive (Auto trunk, NAV, HiFi Prof, Lumbar, Rear Cam, SIRIUS, Voice), Technology (Blind Spot, Hi-Beam Assist, Lane Departure, Surround View), APPS, Rear heated seats, Tint.
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