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  1. Post-battery boost issues?

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    This seems like the perfect website to chat about my e46 :) Had it for 6 months and in love! I tried to investigate as much as I can before posting... I have a 2004 330ci convertible that I stupidly let die over the winter months. It was fully dead (no dash lights or clicking in key position...
  2. ABS, DSC, Brake warning light on after coolant expansion tank replace, dead battery

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    Hey all! We just replaced the coolant expansion tank and temperature gauge on my 2005 325xi after the tank cracked and lost all it's coolant on the side of the highway. We were on the side of the road for a while and must have run the battery low with the hazard lights flashing while waiting for...
  3. ABS, DSC, Brake warning lights on after battery died.

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    Hey all! I just joined the e46 fanatics community! We just replaced the coolant expansion tank and temperature gauge on my 2005 325xi after the tank cracked and lost all it's coolant on the side of the highway. We were on the side of the road for a while and must have run the battery low with...
  4. HELP!: Car won't start after a few days being off ?

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    I have a bmw 320ci 2002, Whenever i leave my car off for about 3-4 days i get a "dead battery". I have changed my battery twice with brand new ones, I have taken the car to a auto-electrician left it there for a few days they couldn't find anything wrong with it. Then took the car to BMW for a...
  5. Cold weather 330i isnt starting properly

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    **note**due to someone elses stupidity I am recently disabled so my funds are low I have full intention of replacing everything but now its gonna take a bit more time. So my goal is to knock out the problems that will cause longterm or immediate damage first working my way down to the little...
  6. Electrical issue diagnosis help - dead electrics

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    Hi I had a strange issue occur this morning and luckily it happened as I pulled into my parking spot and was adjusting the car's position. First, the ASC symbol flashed twice (extremely low speed, no spinning tyres) then all of a sudden all electrics are dead. No power at all. Background: My...
  7. Problem with Electrical System

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    This one has me stumped. I've looked everywhere but can't seem to figure it out. Here's the problem. Last Sunday I drove home from Church and stopped at my house for about 10 minutes before heading home to work. When I got back in the car, it would not start. It would not even attempt to turn...
  8. Help! Battery Completely Dead, Guagues doing WeIrD Things!!

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    I have a 2000, 328i. Went out to the car this morning tried to unlock with remote, and nothing. Unlock it manually and try to unlock the doors with the inside power unlock button, and nothing. Car seems to be completely dead. Try starting, Nothing, not a click or a sound. Turn the key to...
  9. Is it a bad Battery? Bad Alternator? or somethign else???

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    So, I am new to e46 forums, and unfortunately my first post is a problematic one. I should have said Hello! first and then this wouldn't seem so sour :) I'm having trouble with my 00' 328i. Purchased it used with 104k miles about a month ago. It has an aftermarket battery in it currently...
  10. What kind of multimeter to buy?

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    I am going to test the alternator today and about to head out to Sears, but checking their website i dont know which one to purchase, can someone please help me or post a link to a multimeter that should be used on my car.
  11. Mechanically Opening Trunk

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    Sorry, this is probably a very simple answer but I can't find the solution searching the forum: I have an '04 325xi sedan with a dead battery. With no juice, I can't open the trunk to access the battery. I figure that there must be a mechanical mechanism to open the trunk but I can't find it...
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