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  1. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi guys, Is $690 for an alternator replacement (with Bosch rebuilt) and the diagnostic work to figure it out a fair price? Or am I being burned here? I've worked with this mechanic several times, but now that he has gotten pretty big, I feel like he no longer feels the need to hook up the...
  2. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    I know I've scrolled through a dozen threads of discussions regarding this, but can I have it simplified for "the wifey" as I'm trying to problem solve myself. PROBLEM(S) : 1- A/C Fan not turning off 2- A/C not blowing cold air when car is on and should be running...
  3. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi, I got 07 335i needed to replace the battery. I haven't drive that much may be only couple of time a week. Every-time i have to jump start the car. some time i have driving to day and the next day needed to jump start again. I decide to replace the battery hope is to result the problem. But...
  4. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    I've had a transmission problem on my 2001 740i (topic for another thread) which has kept me from driving it for about 6 months. It's been in my garage. I had been starting it once or twice a month and letting it run so as to keep the battery from dying, but failed to do that over the past 3...
  5. X3 F25 (2011 - 2017)
    Hi my x3 35 2011 m package. has 95000 miles. In last six months I had to replace right and left rear light assembly's. At $300 plus labor each. Last week battery. At $300. FYI Problem is that lights went out with no dash warning. So beware. And check rear light s. Also battery went with...
  6. E63 / E64 6 Series (2004 - 2010)
    Hey all- I have been out of the country for a couple months and my dad has been taking care of my 2004 645ci. I was having the wheels replaced. Long story short, the wheel store has gone through 2 sets of wheels to find ones that fit, so it's been in their care for about 3 or so weeks. Well...
  7. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    Hi All, Today I changed the bulb for the LED screen in the dash, and changed a brake light bulb and indicator bulb. I was driving along and all the lights (Dash, mirror) in the car started flashing/going dim, I managed to pull over and went to start it again to no avail. Jumpstarted it and...
  8. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    Someone told me that I have a problem with my EWS (theft alarm system) that is whay my car doesn't start. After I took out the EWS and put back in , my battery, oil and seat belt lights came on in my 1997 BMW 740i and the trunk will not close. Then I found out the battery is completely dead...
  9. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    I need help, 1993 E34 525i, 241K, the car needed a jump abt two weeks ago (first sign) ran fine for a couple of days then on a short trip, gauges went dead, went into trans program and ran bad until died in my driveway. I took the battery out went to Auto Parts they charged it said after a full...
  10. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Does anyone have experience with the apparently newly designed $40 WB FSU? - APSX WB FSU BMW E39 525 528 530 540 M5 FINAL STAGE UNIT Blower Motor Resistor AC for the BMW E39 1997-2003 5 Series M52 M54 Engines See also: - What is the right brand of FSU to buy for your BMW E39 (1) - How to...
  11. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi! I'm new to these forums and would really appreciate some help from the BMW community. My wife and I own a 2008 528xi that is a secondary vehicle for us. This winter, unfortunately, it wasn't driven much at all. It went for over a month without being started or driven at all...
  12. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello All, I purchased a 2001 e53 4.4 at a nice discount with 138k miles. The only catch, no working speedometer. OBD scanner throws a speed sensor error. I assumed that it would be easy to fix, but I am starting to doubt that. Here are all of the issues that I suspect are related with this...
  13. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    Battery indicator light has come on while on a road trip.... need to immediately go to a trusted shop to look into the problem ASAP! Please assist?!!
  14. 7 Series - E38 (1995 - 2001)
    EMERGENCY!!! Bimmerfest family.... recently took my beloved 740 on a road trip of which I'm currently on. After checking into hotel upon leaving back out for the days festivities the battery light indicator was lit. I drove around for a short will and finally in the evening .... the dashboard...
  15. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    I let my 16 year old brother drive my car to take a girl on a date he left a ligth on in the car and reversed the cables when he jumped it :bawling:. After he jumped it alot of problems started happening. -Windshield wipers wont stop going i have to pull out the fuse in the glove box to turn...
  16. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    hey, thanks for reading, Iwrote here about a week ago, my battery keeps on dieing. my alternator is great had it checked out twice.I registered new battery and nothing, do u think its the power moduel? or what can it be ? how much does that costs? thanks
  17. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    I am about to change battery on my 2001 525i wagon. What brand and where is the best place to buy them. Thanks in advance..
  18. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    the car was switched on and i forget to remove the key from the socket after 3 or 4 ours i came back to the car i tried to start it but it won't start i think the battery is dead after some trails even the key is not coming out of the socket please help me what should i do and how? or if i need...
  19. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey guys, I don't know if anyone has experienced this, but I was cleaning my car and had the car doors open. Then I put my car key into the ignition to start it and this crazy loud tone came up front the center counsel and the speakers made this extremely loud crackling noise. It would not go...
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