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alternator not charging
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  1. E46 General
    Hey guys. So my 2004 M3 started giving charging issues. It all started when I was driving on the highway and my negative terminal was loose and corroded. I was driving but my car turned off. I pressed the clutch and turned it back on. Then all the dash lights were illuminated. Battery light came...
  2. E46 M3
    So I replaced my voltage regulator on my alternator drive fine for about 2-3 days and the battery light popped up for about a split second and that would pop up here and there had me worried we'll that brings me to now the car won't turn on at all did the cluster menu voltage was at 8 jump...
  3. E46 General
    Hey guys, I have a problem with my car (e46 2003 sedan, manual), a month ago I started my car as every morning, and all of the sudden the car wont start, headlights flashing, dash flashing, so I charged the battery and guess what, car is working fine now, 2 weeks later the same problem, I check...
  4. E46 General
    For past few days the battery light comes on sometimes so I bought a new battery. Car has trouble starting after a day so I assume it's the alt failing. Ran OBC volt test and found 12V when car is off, and 13.1 when it's running. Does this mean the alternator is still somewhat charging the...
  5. E46 General
    The problem: 1999 323i (158k Mi.) Bad alternator or Voltage Reg.? I've been reading these forums like crazy the last few days and it's proven to be immensely helpful in narrowing down my issue. I noticed the battery light coming on the dash intermittently a few days ago while cruising around...
  6. E46 General
    2002 330xi 5speed I was driving at night with my HIDs on and the music loud for 30 minutes. I parked my car and immediately went to start it again but it wouldn't start. All the interior lights came on and everything worked but the car wouldn't turn over. It acted as if the clutch pedal wasn't...
  7. E46 General
    Hello there, I am working on a friend's 330xi and we changed the starter & put everything back together. Now the alt. is not charging. Checked voltage at alt. & nothing. Also, my young helper shorted a wrench on the battery in the trunk & it destroyed the battery. All fuses are fine & the...
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