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Old 11-17-2012, 08:04 PM
neonphire8604 neonphire8604 is offline
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Location: albany, ny
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Mein Auto: 1998 BMW 540i
This makes absolutely no sense. The car will crank and crank and crank when the crank sensor is plugged in (no spark and fuel obviously),but when its plugged in it will only crank till a certain spot and stop. When this happens the head lights turn on the the gauges go nuts. What the hell is this? The only reason I took this stupid thing apart again is because clutchnet sold me a disk at the incorrect thickness. I just don't get it. The key battery seems to be dead, would this have something to do with it? I see on the mitchell wire diagram there is a module called the electronic drive-away protection control unit. Could this be interrupting the starter for some reason? I am at a total loss and really could use some help. Searching has got me nowhere.

I see absolutely no reason why this car will not start...

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