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Old 10-25-2012, 10:19 AM
Ktaylor757 Ktaylor757 is offline
E39 540i Sport
Location: Virginia Beach
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 42
Mein Auto: 2003 540i w/Sport Package
Fan behavior - its a little loud when powering down or driving really slow. No 'issues' with it that I know off.

After about 15 minutes of trying it finally started, I drove about 4 miles and monitored the charging system, it showed 13.7 - 13.9 volts.
Turned the car off when I got to Advanced Auto Parts. Apparently they wont charge the battery without it being removed, I had no tools and the A-hole there didnt provide much help.
Went back out after 5 minutes and car turned on without issue, most likely because the alternator charged it a little.
Drove the 3 miles back and turned car off
Checked the battery charge, 12.5 right now (most likely due to charging from alt)
Going to wait about 1 hour and go back out and check the battery charge voltage, something has to be draining it, battery isnt even a year old.
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