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Old 09-16-2011, 04:18 AM
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wat's dat noise
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Mein Auto: '04 525i
6amps is a lot to have had exposed to the electronics.batteries shud never ever be charged in situ due safety,in case the battery decides to explode.you just made it worse by not disconnecting the cables thereby subjecting the car's electronics to 6 amps pulses thruout the 2 hour duration.

i suggest you hook it up to a scanner to see if other modules are affected.the ike will surely show a host of faults.in your case your instrument cluster is fried and replacement is the only cure.

the clock on the mid is indirectly related to the cluster.whenever i disconnect the cluster,the clock display on the mid resets itself to 00:00.perhaps if you put in a new cluster the clock will come alive again.

good luck
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