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      05-15-2012, 12:18 PM   #1
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iphone 4s guetting hot on craddle .

hi i just bought i 2012 535i last week and i bought i cradle for my iPhone 4s but i found that every time i connected to it gets very hot after 10 min driving . someone can tell me why?
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      05-15-2012, 09:09 PM   #2
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Same thing happening to me with 2012 550 xDrive. And not consistently charging.
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      05-16-2012, 01:09 AM   #3
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I have similar probelm but everything works fine so far. Some newer cradles are equipped with fans but mine is not. I guess the fan is used to solve this issue.
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      05-27-2012, 09:37 AM   #4
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I Have The Same Cradles With The Fan , But Still Getting Hot After 10 Min.
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      05-28-2012, 03:08 PM   #5
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Yes same with mine, I had it for my iPhone for a year or so and always gets extremely hot, not sure what the issue is but I think it's happening to everyone with the cradle we aren't the only ones having this problem, next time I'm in for a service I'll talk to my service advisor about this
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      07-07-2012, 04:19 PM   #6
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I had mine replaced and doesn't get as hot, free
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      08-18-2012, 09:39 AM   #7
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Mine gets hot, I have an iPhone 4, no S and my cradle has the fan. Other than getting a bit warm it seems to work ok.
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      11-18-2012, 02:40 PM   #8
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I'm having the same issue with my cradle and it has the fan. I'm thinking of taking the the whole thing apart and try to tap into the A/C vents to see if I can divert some cool air to the cradle. I know that I may have to make a hole next to the cradle to keep it cool but it's better than driving with one of the arm rest flap open.

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