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Old 11-11-2012, 05:58 PM
bmwbob89 bmwbob89 is offline
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Mein Auto: 2004 X-3 740i 325xi 88M5
If it is making an electric motor whirring sound you are going to need a starter. The solenoid or the Bendix is bad. You can try tapping with a piece of wood while somebody else cranks it and see if it will crank. But most likely the starter needs replaced.
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