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Old 01-27-2013, 11:48 AM
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Mein Auto: 02 BMW 525i M54 automatic
I had whacky things happen to my cluster when my battery was just at the mid-point from being bad and good ...

- One user's experience debugging a half-dead instrument cluster (1) which, after testing the fuses (1) battery & alternator (1) thankfully turned into an alternative battery search (1) and a simple battery replacement DIY (1)

At the very least, the OP should test the charging system with redundant tests (to make sure that what he thinks is there is really there):
- DIY how to test a BMW battery & alternator
Note: Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to add value to those threads, either by pictures or by descriptions, so the next person with the same problem stands on your shoulders.
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