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Old 01-06-2013, 05:24 AM
JNMNL52 JNMNL52 is offline
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Originally Posted by dryflyguy View Post
JNMNL, going through the exact same scenario on my X. Only in the mornings and it is temporary. My vote is either the alternator or voltage regulator. Both are known issues with the E53 platform. My new stereo has become a victim of the voltage drop in that the digital processor is very voltage sensitive and does not correctly boot up in the morning when there is the greatest draw. It's very frustrating not having music after investing as much as I did. My car is going in to the shop in a few weeks for that problem as well as a list of other issues. I will let you know what they find and advise.
Thanks I would appreciate learning what your shop discovers. I have not found any information specific to the E53 and wasn't aware it is a known problem. The strange thing is this problem does not throw a fault code.
2014 BMW X-5 xDrive 35i F-15
2006 BMW X-5, 4.4i N62 engine E53
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