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Old 10-04-2012, 11:49 AM
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Mein Auto: 2000 540i/6, 1964 Wildcat
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Originally Posted by bluebee View Post
And, when it dies, it dies! (ask me how I know).

If you're going to drive with no alternator, I'd suggest the following:
  • Put a spare charged battery in the trunk (to get you back home)
  • Keep an eye on your battery voltage on your cluster
  • Make sure your AAA membership is current
See my saga for my air-cooled 525i engine:
- One users' example of total electrical failure (AAA towed away) alternator repair (1) (2)


good god who decided to tie that car down that way? lol
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