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Old 09-05-2013, 02:44 PM
BMW745ISliver BMW745ISliver is offline
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HELLLP 2003 745i wont start

My car was working perfectly fine yesterday and had no lights or issues occur. This morning going to work it wodnt start. I hear a click sound when pushing the start button . all electronics work. Battery shoudnt be dead cause nothing was left on...helppp!
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Old 09-05-2013, 02:49 PM
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Most likely an almost dying battery, how old is it? have u had any faults show up lately?
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Old 09-05-2013, 03:15 PM
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Highly doubt its the battery maybe the alternator? No lights on dash except for the seatbelt light cause that sensor turned on a couple days ago
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Old 09-05-2013, 03:16 PM
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It just makes a TICK sound lightly when i try to push the button start!
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Old 09-06-2013, 06:09 AM
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HELLLP 2003 745i wont start

Doors the rest of the car turn on, like the radio? I think your "no lights" comment is confusing people. If the car powers on but won't crank, it's usually the IVM.


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Old 09-06-2013, 06:24 AM
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It just makes a TICK sound lightly when i try to push the button start!
Could be a siezed starter maybe?

Though I must say when my batter way too low to start the car a few times before I had it changed, this is exactly what the car did.
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Old 09-06-2013, 04:45 PM
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I think its the starter ordered one just waiting to change it and see
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Old 09-06-2013, 09:02 PM
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HELLLP 2003 745i wont start

A bad IVM has the same symptom as a seized starter. The IVM is a very common problem. I've never heard if a starter going bad, plus a starter is about 5x more expensive.


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Old 09-07-2013, 07:03 AM
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Do keep us updated . thanks
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Old 09-14-2013, 03:24 PM
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Just took it to the shop will let u know how it goes
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Old 09-22-2013, 05:48 PM
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Just took it to the shop will let u know how it goes
Did you ever get this resolved?
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