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Old 08-27-2012, 08:48 AM
msbc9090 msbc9090 is offline
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01 750iL - Code P1461

2001 750iL E38 Code P1461
Converter?control module or battery?
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Old 01-24-2015, 03:40 PM
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2000 750IL code P1461

Hello All! This is my first post. Wondering if anyone found the solution to this error? New Batteries already put in but low voltage to Cat bank 1 "P1461" still causing Check Engine Light. BMW couldn't find the issue.
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Old 01-26-2015, 09:41 PM
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Hey guys, Any one with experience with this on out there?
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Old 01-27-2015, 12:12 PM
u.nanimous u.nanimous is offline
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You said new "batteries" so you replaced both? How long ago?

A quick google search and:
http://www.bimmerforums.com/forum/sh...rom-750-Owners

"New" batteries are hopefully charged enough to start the car, but are usually not fully charged since they have been sitting around a while before you install them, perhaps you have a charging issue.

No personal experience so I could be wrong, but that thread looks good.
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Old 01-27-2015, 07:26 PM
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Thanks for the input. I saw that thread too but the charge is good. Both batteries were replaced this month.
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