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Old 11-13-2013, 04:34 PM
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Mein Auto: 1986 BMW M5 535i
car won't start till the weather warms up

My 1986 bmw 535i will not start in the morning until the day warms up. Tried jump-start but no start. The engine did not turn. Dash lights come turn on which tells me there is power
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Old 11-14-2013, 05:24 PM
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My 1986 bmw 535i will not start in the morning until the day warms up. Tried jump-start but no start. The engine did not turn. Dash lights come turn on which tells me there is power
It sounds like a battery, battery cable, wiring, starter, or ignition switch issue. Electrical connection problems are very common with these older cars. You may want to try jumping across the starter contacts.
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