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X5 E70 (2007 - 2013)
E70 BMW X5 produced between 2007 and 2013. Discuss the E70 X5 with other BMW owners here.

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Old 10-31-2012, 07:48 AM
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X5 '09 glove box opens by itself, drains battery

My glove box opens by itself and won't stat shut. I've taped it shut but it still keeps opening and will eventually drain my battery. Any advice is appreciated?
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:10 AM
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Take it to the dealer. Probably something wrong with the switch, that keeps releasing it open
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:13 AM
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Take the light out.
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:13 AM
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Bulb out
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Old 10-31-2012, 08:23 AM
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+1 short term, take the bulb out -- long term take it to the dealer and have the switch replaced or the hinge adjusted to close the switch contact whatever the problem is.
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