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Old 01-24-2013, 02:43 PM
Fish23 Fish23 is offline
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Mein Auto: BMW 535xi GT
What are the climatic conditions at the time this message appeared? I ask because I just had something lke this happen twice in two weeks at exactly the same location. Both times the temperature was -20C (about -8F) and my GT would not start after being shut down after a four-mile trip. I also received a low-battery indication with the message to charge my battery that a charger could not overcome. Neither could the regenerative braking system because I don't drive far enough. On both occasions the car started after letting it sit for 20-25 minutes but I took it in both times to my dealer. The second time I had a Check Engine light as well as the low battery warning. After leaving it all day, the tech decided to replace the battery. My service advisor said all my symptoms were battery and frigid weather-related. If you are under the dome of Arctic air that might be the cause for the symptom you observed.

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