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  1. E30 (1982 - 1993)
    I recently bought a 1987 BMW 325i Cabrio with a bad starter, so naturally I replaced it, and now the car starts! But it won’t stop either.. even when I take the key out of the ignition the starter is still spinning with the engine off (it’s a brand new starter and it sounds like one too) the...
  2. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    My 2011 N52 has a slow starting issue... I am not sure what could cause it, and don't want to take it tot he shop for hours and hours of troubleshooting before I know more.. -New plugs -New battery -Ran through injector cleaner -Always run 94 octane Starting issue doesn't happen every start...
  3. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    So i recently bought a 2006 530i with a manual transmission.. Runs great had no issues the first day.. On my way home from work I was making a U turn in front of my house and I accidentally stalled in 1st. (Still getting used to the clutch) So I turned my key back like if I was turning the car...
  4. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I have a 2006 525i who's Starter died in May of 2015. :cry: Car has been sitting since then, with the battery dying the same day, I'm told because of said bad starter. It has been jumped once since then to move the car, but basically has been sitting until now. :thumbdwn: I do want to...
  5. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    So here's my story, My car was sitting for a few months because my dme and vvt went out and I was saving money for a replacement. Got the replacement and had it put in by a professional but the car wouldn't turn over completely and he thought it was because the engine was flooded also the...
  6. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    First: Yes, I did read the sticky post and Yes, I did download the PDF. I do not have access to a voltmeter or any of my tools (with the exception of a socket wrench and some screw drivers) as I just moved to Houston (Medical Center) from PA. This is my only car. Second: It's been having...
  7. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hi guys, My cousing owns this 03 525i with about 102,000 miles on it. It suddenly went dead and refused to start. When I tried to start it, it struggled a bit.. but started up. I quickly checked the voltage at the battery and also under the hood. It shows a charging voltage of about 14.1 volts...
  8. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Just after purchasing our first BMW (during the hottest summer on record) we moved to Wisconsin from Oklahoma, where the BMW had originally been delivered and sold in Texas (this info makes sense later). As soon as the temp in Wisconsin dropped to freezing the X3 stopped starting. Lights in the...
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