You want a Group 95R battery. If you get one of these, the cold cranking
amps will be fine, especially for San Francisco and its surrounding
communities. You won't run into any problem unless you go to Minnesota for a
I don't know why you are having such problems.
I just gave you a toll-free number to the company that BMW buys its
batteries from. They will find you a dealer and they will probably
sell you the battery at half the price BMW charges. What is the
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