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don69

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Message Posted: Oct 29, 2013 12:42:43 AM

If I'm just stopping for coffee or running into a gas station, I leave my car running. Do you do this too?
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2014 7:12:26 AM

no............
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dgsteven
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2014 3:20:16 AM

no
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SpeedyGonzoMD
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Message Posted: Apr 22, 2014 12:11:09 AM

No, idling any longer than 30 seconds and your wasting gas.
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d_clark
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 6:26:14 PM

No
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 5:07:14 PM

No
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NickoliMB
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 4:09:24 PM

I have in secure locations.
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ace12012
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 3:59:10 PM

no.
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brandon6452
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 3:39:25 PM

Never, if I'm getting out of my car, it's OFF.
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BroncoFans
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 3:13:58 PM

NO...
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luvmyburgi
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 12:59:05 PM

No
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shstew
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 12:57:25 PM

Never
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tkawashima
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 10:33:33 AM

no
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rmw10rpw
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 10:33:21 AM

sometimes
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bikergirlss
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 10:08:03 AM

No way
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Awing1
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 9:49:38 AM

No. I try to turn off engine whenever I stopped unless it's a very short interval.
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Maxer105
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 9:39:45 AM

no way
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gvan
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 9:16:45 AM

NEVER!!!
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 8:40:18 AM

no
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 8:34:24 AM

no
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DanFMA
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 6:40:02 AM

When it's cold.
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 21, 2014 6:39:04 AM

no..........
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 20, 2014 7:43:13 AM

never.......
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 2:18:24 PM

no
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 9:16:32 AM

No
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 19, 2014 7:17:06 AM

No...never.............
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 9:49:07 AM

Never
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 7:17:43 AM

Never........
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dieselpower2014
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 12:45:56 AM

only if I stay with the car.
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SpeedyGonzoMD
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 12:44:36 AM

No, idling any longer than 30 seconds and your wasting gas.
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estroh
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Message Posted: Apr 18, 2014 12:15:01 AM

Nope
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 17, 2014 6:51:53 AM

Never...........
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 10:51:34 AM

no
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 7:48:09 AM

sometimes
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 7:44:48 AM

No
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 7:15:29 AM

no
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 16, 2014 7:00:41 AM

Never......
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Maxer105
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 6:06:11 AM

never
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 6:05:40 AM

Never........
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cv
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 5:53:23 AM

If I am leaving the vehicles, I shut off the engine.
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Message Posted: Apr 15, 2014 2:56:20 AM

nope
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 14, 2014 7:27:25 AM

Never........
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deant99
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 7:40:42 PM

See redfish67's response
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 12:45:54 PM

no
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 11:11:50 AM

only if I want it stolen
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espo85
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 11:00:16 AM

Sometimes.
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sheba24
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 8:38:26 AM

Never
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contiki
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 7:06:35 AM

Never.........
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 6:36:23 AM

no
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 6:35:17 AM

No
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Message Posted: Apr 13, 2014 6:19:11 AM

no
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