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  1. Help! Every light on my dash is on and I have no clue where to start.

    F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Electrical issues are the worst. So I turned my car on a few days ago, and every single light on the dash lit up. Im getting specific errors for DTC, CEL, drivetrain, passenger airbag, brake light, ABS, and steering is super stiff. So I immediately thought it was the battery so I had it and...
  2. new battery for 2011 328i ?!

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    My battery has been acting so strange; definitely requiring a jump to get going 9/10 times but once or twice has been fine overnight even, starting right away, without much of an alternator/drive charge between the jump and eventual sit/start even. I'm convinced something is draining the...
  3. 2015 X6 Battery replacement

    X6 F16 (2015 - Current)
    My 2015 X6 has 2 separate Batteries in the trunk, does anyone know the specific Models for each battery?
  4. STUMPED - Low Fuel Light - Dimly Lit

    E36 M3 (1995-1999)
    Hi all - Coming here to get my head on straight. I've been battling one small issue after another for about a year now. I finally got all my cluster lights addressed (even the seat occupancy sensor), and resolved bigger fixes like VCG, Starter and a coolant leak. Not bad for a guy that's never...
  5. Battery Terminal - Anyone know what this is or how to replace?

    E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    My clamp broke when disconnecting from post. It appears to be all one single piece. No idea what it is called or where to find replacement. Advice appreciated!
  6. Problem when I Turn off my BMW

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hi all, How are you?! Please, I need help with this problem. When I turn off the engine of my BMW 330i E90, seconds after the Start Stop button´s light turns off, the Start Stop button and the gas pump turns on again. I do not press any car key´s button. The car does this all alone. This loops...
  7. M4 Lithium Battery dead $2,000 to replace, charger not working

    F80/F82/F83 M3 and M4 (2015 - Current)
    :dunno: Hi All, So my lithium battery has gone into protection mode of some sort or open where it protects the battery from over charging or draining below 2 volts or so. The battery was out of usage for more than 8 months. So I think now the battery must be at 0 voltage. The lithium charger...
  8. E92 335i Experiencing Unusual Problems

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello, new member here! I am having problems with my 335 and was wondering if anyone has had the same experiences or has a general idea of what is going on. Last night after coming home from work, I wanted to leave the house again so I turn on my car and was unable to shift into gear...
  9. Strong Rotten Egg Smell inside Cabin

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I just bought an 06 325i and noticed within a few days the battery is bad and needs to be replaced. However I Have not yet had the opportunity to do so. Now yesterday I noticed a sudden very strong “rotten egg” smell only inside the cabin and trunk. Everything I’ve read suggests a bad catalytic...
  10. 530e charging question

    G30 (2017 - Current)
    Hi everyone, I am asking this question for my wife. She drives a 2018 530e basically for daily commute (one way 9 miles). BMW claims that 530e has 18 miles electric range. We figured it's more than enough for my wife's daily commute so we decided to buy this car. When we picked up the car in...
  11. Battery Registration Help - 2014 328dx

    BMW Diesel Owners & Enthusiasts
    Hello all, going nuts here. Recently purchased a new battery (Autocraft H8-AGM, 95Ah) to replace the original BMW 90 Ah, AGM battery. I thought I had what I needed to register the battery, but I'm doing something wrong or missing a step. I began with my Foxwell NT510 Elite, but I can't figure...
  12. 2006 325i Radio found on after car has been off for hours

    E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    I'm having an issue with my radio in which I come back to my car after a few hours or a night and my radio is on and playing music... I make sure to turn my car completely off every time. This has drained my battery and drained it again after I got it recharged and was out of town for a week. I...
  13. Optima DH6 Battery

    E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    Following a storm found the rear window of my 2003 Z4 shattered and water collected in the battery well and top motor well. Had a AutoZone Duralast Platinum H6-AGM which was near end of life. Amp was ruined, battery died, required jump start. Had no issues when the Duralast was replaced (no...
  14. car jump starts but won't charge

    E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    Yet another battery post!:) Searched the forums and couldn't find a solution 2007 Z4 3.0si roadster Hadn't run the car in a while and the battery died. Bought the car last summer so not sure of the battery age. Battery indicator still shows green so hoping its not the battery. I jumped the car...
  15. Battery change

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Do I have to worry about any computer issues when I change out the battery on my 2002 325Ci? Any help helps.
  16. 2002 330ci: Changed Battery. Abs, Traction & Red Brake Light Stay On

    E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I recently put in a new battery but now a new problem has come up. The abs, traction & red brake lights stay on when i start the engine & drive. I drove around for 20 minutes to see if it goes away & nothing. Any help would be appreciated. :dunno:
  17. E-Series Battery Registration ECU Error/Possible Damage?

    BMW Coding and Programming
    My Vehicle: 2005 E60 545i w/ CCC Unit (N62 Engine) Hello, I was coding my CAS and LMA module for my new battery (Went from a 90Ah AGM to a 100Ah Lead Acid but coded it for 90Ah as to not keep overcharging the batter. Not sure if that logic is flawed.) via NCSExpert. It coded successfully. Then...
  18. Measure replacement BMW battery area 1st

    X5 F15 (2014 - 2018)
    Before you replace/upgrade your battery from 90ah to 105ah make sure you measure the box and new battery for fit. I ran into an issue with our 2015 xdrive35i (n55 engine) where the 105ah battery would not physically fit (2 batteries and PDU in trunk). On return trip to dealership we put the...
  19. Battery Tender for 550i

    F10 / F11 (2011 - 2016)
    Looking @ a 2013 550i. I am well aware of the battery issues related to efficient dynamics. Are there any relatively cheap battery tenders that will work without issue on these batteries? My cars sit parked for the entire summer and I don't want to mess up the battery if possible.
  20. Battery Replacement under Warranty

    BMW i3 I01 (2014 - Current)
    Has anyone successfully replaced the high-voltage pack in their BMW EVs or PHEVs under the battery pack warranty because of >30% capacity loss?
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