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  1. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I have a 2002 Bmw e39 540i automatic. Was driving home yesterday and one mile away my car gets that message and the dash just lights up(maintenance required,abs,dsc,break) my foglights stopped working and it goes into limp mode only be able to drive in one gear. I park it at home and start...
  2. E36 M3 (1995-1999)
    I am hoping someone can tell me what this noise is. I think it may be a dying alternator but I am not sure as I haven't ever had an alternator die before. The noise happens on a cold start and starts to go away as I rev the engine and it heats up. https://youtu.be/rS5rfbQNanw
  3. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hey Everyone, I'm having some problems with my 2006 330i. About a month ago I went to start the car in the morning and it wouldn't start. All the lights came on but, the engine wasn't even trying to turn over. I attempted to jump it but to avail. I talked to a someone about it and they...
  4. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Has anyone had to replace their alternator in the past year or so? What was your cost (parts & labor)? 2006, 4.8, V8
  5. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello all, about a month ago I'd received the "Trans. Failsafe Prog" message on my dash. Turns out I needed a new battery which I was able to purchase from AAA for $140 including installation. I checked with my local dealership to see if I'd need to have the truck programmed to the new battery...
  6. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hello All, I have 2005 545I V8 & 4.4L (has 170000 KM). I put the car on the storage for winter and took it out in May 2013. My battery drained completely, so i had to give a Boost. car started but with so many lights came on (BATTERY TERMINAL, including date/time air bag, flat tire etc). i...
  7. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    Guys - your help is appreciated... While driving to work this morning the X3 went through a self check or something. It kept engine power but the dash warning lights came on slowly one by one and then off. The headlights faded then went off. The radio faded the volume then went off. The ABS...
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