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  1. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    Car Background: Bought a 2006 530i with 130k miles about a year ago. Me and a buddy have been going through doing the small maintenance repairs; valve cover gasket, plugs, coils, fluids, 6 month renew kit, vanos seals, micro filter, Starter, ect. Didn't seem like previous owner was on top of...
  2. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    In the E39 forum, I just found out that most 5-series owners, apparently, do not turn on the lowbeam/defroster/blower, etc., of either the donor vehicle nor of the recipient vehicle in a jump-start situation. > E39 (1997 - 2003) > Do you turn on headlights of the dead or donor car before...
  3. 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...
  4. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    This is my first car and I am really excited to drive I just bought it. I have a problem though, my car wont start when I leave the battery overnight or for a long time. I checked the battery at a garage and they said it was fine. It cant be the alternator because I drive the car around and it...
  5. E36/7 Z3 (1996-2002)
    I have a 1999 Z3 2.3 Roadster. I let the car sit for awhile, and the battery died. I tried to have it jumped, and it started for a second or two and then immediately died. Any further jump attempts yielded nothing. The next day, I tried to jump it again with my 335i. When I turned the key...
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