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  1. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hi my x3 has a leaking in the back and it raining mode so now the starter wont go on and start my car i went to the truck and everything was soaked in water (through the leak) does anyone has a clue on what should i do? Thanks in advance
  2. E60 / E61 (2004 - 2010)
    My 2008 BMW 535i has 145k miles. I had been driving the car around all day and after stopping for about30 minutes, I went to start the car up and it wouldn't start. It also began making this turbine like sound for about 3 seconds and then stops. All of the guages work as expected. Battery is...
  3. E46 M3 (2001-2006)
    Hello everyone. I'm new here and I was hoping someone could give me ideas on what my problem would be. Two night ago I was driving and I heard " belt noise " not sure what it was. I started driving home and when I came to a light I heard a grinding noise. I turned off the car right away, I...
  4. E90/E91/E92/E93 (2006 - 2013)
    Okay here is the short description: I connected a new battery, the car doesn't start, it doesn't crank. I can here the fuel pump kicking in and no cranking. I am getting A0B4 CAS: Engine start, starter operation error. *** And here is the problem in more detail.. I was having problems...
  5. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Hello, I recently replaced the starter in my 95 325i manual. Now when I got to start my car it will start perfectly but the starter continues spinning causing the battery to drain within minutes. We replaced the starter relay and it continues doing the same thing. Has anyone had an experience...
  6. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    Hey guys im new to the forums, my name is German and i currently drive a 2006 x3 with about 82k miles on it. this being my first car i have a couple of questions/issues that maybe you guys could help me out with or have had. I recently changed the following liquids: front & rear diff, brake...
  7. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Car was starting and running fine. i ran my subs with my car not started (stupid) and now my car wont start even after recharging the battery. wont even start with a jump. all electric in the car works fine but when i turn the key all the way all i get is "click, click, click" . The car can be...
  8. E85 / E86 Z4 (2003-2008)
    My 2008 Z4 is taking longer to start. It turns over, but takes a few more seconds than usual and the time seems to be increasing. Seems like the problem is with the starter? My question is, should I replace it before it goes out completely? Not sure how long it has left and don't want to be...
  9. X3 E83 (2004 - 2010)
    I've never posted on here before so I don't really know how this works, but I'm having issues with my 06 X3. The other day I tried to start the engine and it took a lot of effort to crank it up. When the engine caught, I just figured it was lethargic because of the cold weather or something and...
  10. E46 (1999 - 2006)
    I have a 03' BMW 330i been having lots of problems but the worst one is when I turn the key to start it and push the clutch in I turn to acc gets power fuel pump turns on, then I turn the start it starter relay clicks on and doesn't turn over. I'm starting to think its the starter solinoid. Can...
  11. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    When key is inserted and turned to start the car, the dash lights come on but there is nothing when I turn to the start position. No clicking,etc. My battery is charged; I tried 2 keys but no luck. A check engine light came on a day before this happened but I don't know the code since I hadn't...
  12. E39 (1997 - 2003)
    Hello all you fellow BMW owners out there!!! I am new to this forum and so I am not sure whether im doing this right!!! I am Mark and I own a BMW 525iSE (2000) and I have a problem to solve !!! I have had my car looked at by several people and on the face of it appears to be problem free. I...
  13. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    please help,i need some usefull info because i dont want to be a parts changer!.i been having problems starting my 98 bmw328i .occasionally when i turn the key to start the car,there is no crank or engine turning ,instead i hear a whinning or spinning noise coming from under the hood,then the...
  14. E36 (1991 - 1999)
    Okay fellow e36ers, heres a question for you. So I have a 1998 328is and its been having an issue. Whenever I go out driving for a while and I park the car in the sun, when i come back and turn the key, nothing happens. The power turns on, the radio turn on, but the engine doesn't turn over at...
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