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Old 01-11-2013, 06:52 AM
chrisn7 chrisn7 is offline
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Location: Huddersfield, West Yorks
 
Join Date: Oct 2011
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Mein Auto: 750iL
1) Remember that when doing a battery drain test, you must wait at least 16 minutes for the car to go to sleep. Open the boot, use your ignition key to close the latch on the lid (simulate closing), then wait. Here's how to do the test:
http://www.meeknet.co.uk/e38/E38_Battery_Drain.htm

2) Take care working with coils-they are not marked High Voltage for nothing

3) Pixels are fixable and here is (the Dutch) fix:
http://www.bimmerboard.com/forums/posts/543597
-however, with utmost respect to your skills, unless you are confident and can apply a delicate touch, this may not be for you. If you attempt it, do not under any circumstance remove the needles to the dials, however tempting this seems-as this will result in a scrap cluster.
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