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Old 02-05-2013, 12:06 PM
uncmozo uncmozo is offline
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Mein Auto: 2002 530i 5 speed
I had serious battery drain. First I thought my old battery died so I replaced it. After 4 days, that battery was dying, I had to charge it every other day. Finally after 2 weeks that battery crapped out and they replaced it under warrenty - dead cell. Tried all the FSU tests, FSU seemed ok. Began testing for parasitic drain, when I found the 'hood open' limit switch unplugged. I had done brake work last month, checked the brake fluid, and forgot to plug the limit switch back in. That was the source of the drain.

Sometimes I am my own worst enemy.

1995 525i 5 speed - sold at 225,000 miles
2002 530i 5 speed - 187,000 miles
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