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Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-30-2013, 02:52 PM
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Posted By crhodes435
2000 740il Alarm issues

Is there a motion detector on the 2000 740il. When I lock the car with the remote the alarm will go off randomly. It could take 10 minute or 3. My guess is an overly sensitive motion senor? Any...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-28-2013, 04:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By crhodes435
I'm just going to pony up for a new battery. I...

I'm just going to pony up for a new battery. I only pulled the positive cable off for about 5 seconds and the alternator is still running to spec. Thanks for the posts!
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By crhodes435
So I was able to do the parasitic draw test...

So I was able to do the parasitic draw test thanks to the instructions I got here. There is no parasitic draw on the battery after the car goes to "sleep". I did unlock the dash panel and saw that...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-27-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By crhodes435
On a different issue. Whenever I lock the car...

On a different issue. Whenever I lock the car using the key after about 5 minutes the alarm will go off. I am guessing that it's the motion sensor. Is there a motion senor in the 2000 740il and...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By crhodes435
Thanks. I am charging a borrowed battery and I'm...

Thanks. I am charging a borrowed battery and I'm going to test that tomorrow. I will also do the drain test using the ignition key to simulate closing the trunk and I'll wait the 18 minutes for the...
Forum: 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001) 01-26-2013, 12:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 996
Posted By crhodes435
Battery Draw and Fail mode

Lately I have started the car and the Tracking control, brake and ABS light come on and the car goes into FAIL mode. I charge the battery and the car is back to normal. I had the battery tested and...
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