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Old 11-12-2012, 08:42 AM
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Thanks guys will try I'll you updated
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Old 11-12-2012, 12:27 PM
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Hey have a question ok I don't think its the starter anymore recharged battery, then pushed start button car cranked a little bit. Which brings me to my next question I had the car for about 7 months and when i first brought it had an oil leak found out it was the valve cover gaskets, vacuum pump and alternator seal bracket haven't had a chance to fix it. Today I looked at my alternator found oil all around it. Was wondering lets say if oil gets in alternator and frys it and battery is charged full will car still start.
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Old 11-13-2012, 02:22 AM
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Remove the belt and try to start it. It should start and run on the battery power alone. Try to spin ur alternator pulley. Do not start ur car with bad alternator thats how i fried my starter.
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Old 11-15-2012, 08:49 PM
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Ok remove belt and tried spinning alternator pulley and it spun now what?
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Old 11-16-2012, 11:43 AM
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Starter, integrated supply module ,power module, fuel pump. Do u have inpa? Maybe u need to synch dme, if u have tamper protection code.
Test ur starter, and fuel pump.
If all good
I would start with sync DME
Then i would change integrated supply and power module as they are cheap.
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Old 11-16-2012, 01:19 PM
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No do not have inpa where can I get one for a good price?
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:14 PM
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All you need is obd to usb cable from ebay and u can download inpa ( bmw tools) from internet. U can either search this website for download link or search the web. Many links are available. Some cables on ebay come with software. When i bought mine it was in german tho. Ive downloaded from internet
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Old 11-16-2012, 04:16 PM
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Or if u wanna save ur time let INDY or dealer check it out. It took my indy 1 month to get my car back on the road when my alternator died
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Old 11-16-2012, 07:02 PM
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Thats a good idea thats what I'm going to do, I'll keep you updated
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Old 11-17-2012, 12:13 PM
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Old 12-01-2012, 06:34 PM
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Question 745i won't start

Hello all I have an 745i and it had a coolant leak on the sensor. So I ordered a coolant tank and replaced it no more leak. But now car won't start. I figured it was the battery and changed out the battery. Car still won't. Pressed the brake and its hard. Pushed the start button nothing just clicks. I checked everything. I need some advise before I have to go spend money that I can save........PLEASE HELP!!!
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:04 PM
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745i and saving do not come together U have choose saving or 7. Check your starter.
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Old 12-01-2012, 08:24 PM
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LOL..yea I know 7 and saving don't go together but don't hurt to try. How do I check the starter? And where is the starter located?
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Old 12-02-2012, 10:55 AM
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U need to take to mechanic. it hard to do it on your own
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Old 12-02-2012, 11:47 AM
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Old 01-13-2013, 11:33 AM
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I have a bmw 745li and it wont start i am not geting any fire to spark plugs or power fuel pump at all the car was in an accident idk if that matters plz help.
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Old 01-13-2013, 11:34 AM
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Old 01-13-2013, 11:46 AM
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Ofcourse accident matters.. may have codes that need to be reset to allow the car to start.. When I've replaced some sensors without taking the battery off they won't work until I reset the codes.. I'll be watching the readings while resetting codes and bam they come right back as soon as it's cleared.
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Old 01-13-2013, 03:20 PM
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I have a bmw 745li and it wont start i am not geting any fire to spark plugs or power fuel pump at all the car was in an accident idk if that matters plz help.
Have you checked what fault codes tek car is giving you ???

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Old 01-17-2013, 05:50 PM
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So do i have to take the car to the BMW Dealer? Or can i do it my self with a scanner?
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Old 01-17-2013, 06:09 PM
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You can goto PeP Boys or Autozone & have them
Read the codes for you . Save them & look them up

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Old 03-20-2014, 02:23 PM
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Old 07-01-2014, 10:00 AM
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ok this is my 1st post and iv read tons of other post about this . my issue is the car was low on gas, I topped it off and drove off from the pump a few min later the idrive says drive moderate catalyst damage could occur. I puled in to autozone to scan the car and it said misfire on banks one and two . I thought ok no problem I got all new plugs switched them out and went back to re-scan the car it still said misfire banks one and two. I then switched out all the coil packs, o2 sensors (4) of them the fuel pump the fuel filter and it still was saying drive moderate catalyst damage could occur on the I drive. after a few months of sitting I had to replace the battery because I didn't want to have catalyst damage occur so I let the car sit. I switched out the battery and I **** you not the car would run for 10 seconds and turn off I was like WTF!!!!!! at this point I gave up and took it to bemmer tech in Orlando and the hooked the gauge up to my fuel line and its getting the correct fuel pressure they then said it was the fuel filter and wanted several hundred bucks to switch it out and I advised them iv already did it but they told me it was the filter so it was cheaper to tow the car home put on their fuel filter and tow it back .. that's correct tow it back bemmer tech then advised if its not your crank shaft sensor its out of timing and its a costly repair, I looked over at another 745 they had and said its a easy part to check jack mine up and try that sensor off that car sure as s#!t mine was fine so I was like how could my car be out of timing from sitting they said the plastic timing chain guides get old and break with high mileage and one was to check is to take the valve covers off and see if the chain is lose or has scratch marks on the block from vibration and chatter...
after towing the car back home I dedicated the whole day to the valve covers and timing chain ,just to conclude that its not out of timing. I ordered 4 cam shaft position sensors and put them in and now the car runs and drives but is still stuck in limp mode and the idrive still says drive moderate catalyst damage could occur. so i parked the car for a month and now it wont start after becoming a good google mechanic I discovered what's called a eccentric cam shaft sensor they are under the valve covers and cost about $300 each (I didn't replace them yet) I paid another bmw guy to look at it and program any modules that needed to be programed back to the car if needed and figure out why it wont start I seen this bad ass computer scan my care and everything came back 100% fine no errors but the KEY error im like my key sets the alarm locks and unlocks the car and pops the trunk still how can it be the key but because his BMW computer said I needed a new key I went to FIELDS BMW and got a new master key (they only have 10 keys per car after you use up all 10 keys you will need to switch out your computer key dock in the dash and all the locks on your car) I thank god am only on key 6...... well I get my new master key and put it in the dash hold in with my finger for about 15 seconds to program the key to the car and BAM ....... damn car wont start the new key is doing everything the old key did.. ANY IDEAS before I turn it into a parts car?

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Old 07-01-2014, 12:58 PM
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