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  1. 5 Series
    I am new to the group and would like thank you in advance for help or tips. I have 2009 528i; A few weeks ago realized my alternator was bad, after buying a new battery. I don't use the car often so I didn't fix it right away and drove it a couple times and the battery died again, got a...
  2. General BMW Questions
    Just bought a 2014 328i from the auctions and had it towed home, the tow truck driver started it with his charger and drove it onto my driveway. I took the battery the next day to super cheap auto for a test and a recharge, I put in the charged battery and keep getting the battery discharged...
  3. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    2004 330ci 149,000 miles, auto transmission Changed battery installing Champion h7. Upon connecting the battery all 3 break lights lit up and stay on. Without the key in the ignition all power is active, meaning the, wipers, the windows, the ac etc will operate. The dash board Also stays...
  4. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Started my car tonight and remembered something in the house so turned it off (leaving headlights on) and went inside. When I came back out I tried to start again and there was a flash and now the car won't start and the electrical seems to be going haywire - many dash lights on, headlights...
  5. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    When I bought my 2002 X5 3 months ago the owner had to jump start the car. I think that jumping it may have affected the gm. The steering wheel will not reposition, the center console button for the windows does not work, the trunk will not open with the trunk door switch, and the doors do not...
  6. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Hello, Recently I wanted to do an CCC to CIC upgrade in my 07' 335i (E92). I had every part ready to be installed, but as soon as I plugged in the emulator (which was tested on another e93 and worked fine) the car started doing some weird things/errors. At this moment I placed every thing back...
  7. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    The battery in my 2004 530i has died multiple times over the past two months, this last time once I jumped it and started the engine the wiper blades turned on by themselves and won't turn off now. As well as when I hit unlock on the key only the back doors would unlock/lock. Anyone know what...
  8. E34 (1989 - 1995)
    Greetings all! I purchased a used '89 525i a few months ago, the previous owner told me it shook while running and driving (which it did and still does to some extent) and that the instrument cluster didn't work (the LCD is almost impossible to read but the speedometer, tachometer, thermostat...
  9. E21 (1975 - 1983)
    I have an 82 E21. Mechanically it is decent. Running well and zero complaints when under power. My issue is with the fuel pump relay. When I drive the car it drives great until it refuses to receive fuel. It obviously cuts out and will not restart.....until I pop the hood take out the pump...
  10. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    Hello everyone. This is the first time I am posting but have been a member for a long time. I have a BMW 330i 2004. I have the same issue where interior electrical start failing one after the other. The cluster lights turn signals inside, high beam light, wipers, ac, sunroof, radio shows...
  11. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey I am completely new to this looking to see if anyone has had a similar issue i couldn't find a thread. I own a 2007 530xi with 164,500 miles and it has some sort of electrical issue. when I put the fob in the ignition every service light comes on and the dashboard will turn off all the...
  12. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    So bought this 2002 745i a week ago everything was fine at first but after the first week problems started first 1-transmission over heat comes on after driving about an hr or so in the day time at night it's fine(I live in Las Vegas it gets hot here) 2.check engine light came on third day...
  13. E82 / E87 / E88 / F20 1 Series (2008 - 2014)
    :mad:Hi, everyone. I had a poor OBD remap on my e82 carried out by Viezu which was on my car for 2 days. I asked them to remove the remap & got a friend to remap the car properly where he removed my ecu & remapped it this way. I have rang him & he states that the ecu will not affect this...
  14. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    DSC, Brake, Air Bag, ABS Light ON Ok these lights came on after installing after market m5 auto fold mirrors. I went with the switch mod route. So when I was trying to route some wires through the door panel under neath the glove box going out to the door panel passing that wire connector...
  15. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    First off this is for a 1997 528I Battery is good (its new) Alternator is good (it shows 14.2V while running) Now for all the issues, Key fob Is dead, I only have 1 front windows do not roll up or down (window motors and regulators are good, Motors were tested and regulators are new. No sound...
  16. 7 Series - E65 / E66 (2002 - 2008)
    Ok i have been on here reading and reading. I'm new to posting so i want to thank everyone ahead of time for helping me out. I replaced the battery in my car back in November and i didn't know you had to register the battery. about 2 months ago the problems started happening. first it was the...
  17. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Alright so I don't know how to upload a video to this but I'm going to try and explain everything that is going on. So today my car was all fine and everything drove a few hundred miles with it all fine and when it got to about 9 pm the car was off and when I went to start it it flashed "stop...
  18. X5 E53 (1999 - 2006)
    Hi all, i have many electrical issues with my BMW X5 over a period of time and wanted to fix them all 1. left rear power window works intermittently 2. Right power window does not roll down but when i push the button i hear a click from the Glove box and when i try to lift the switch i hear a...
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