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Old 07-12-2013, 01:48 PM
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Location: Northeast Indiana
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Mein Auto: 1997 740iL / 2006 X5 4.4
If you can get the car started...turn on the radio and headlights, then reach over and pull down the passenger sun visor and open the cover to the mirror. If a bunch of odd electrical things occur (interior lights come on, steering wheel moves on its own, radio turns off, etc)...then the issue may be your ignition switch.

Not saying this IS the culprit...but a failing ignition switch can cause a lot of weird the test to see if you can initiate any electrical weirdness.

An example:

Q {BMW CCA Member #191509}
2006 E53 X5 4.4i (Sterling Gray) 12/05 mfg date <<~>> 97 740iL (Arctic Silver) 3/97 mfg date
99 540iT (Orient Blue) <<~>> 95 525IT (Alpine White)
91 735iL (Schwarz Black) <<~>> 85 325e (Bronzit)

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