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I suspect that the temperature gauge works off of the same sensor as the
does.Sounds as though the
thinks that the engine is cold(when the gauge drops) and this will cause the symptoms you have.No management light is on because the
thinks it's doing the right thing with information it's getting.
I'd be tempted to have the
scanned,and from the live data you would be able to see what readings the sensor is giving.Any garage with a decent scanner could do this,you don't have to go to a main dealer.
I'd rather push my Alfa than drive a BMW....
Currently in Lagdti's garage:
2004 Saab 9-5 HOT Aero and a 2001 Audi A3 1.8 Turbo