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  1. E46 2004 Battery Drain and Jump Starting

    General E46 Forum
    Dear All, Have this problem with my E46 2004 model. Its draining the battery after around 5hrs. and totally drains it i cant start the car. I have to jumpstart the car and still the car takes a while to charge the car. That is if i jumpstart and disconnect the jumpers the car goes off and so i...
  2. bad alternator

    General E46 Forum
    hey guys, I was having some problems with my 1999 323i's battery yesterday. I tested the alternator with a voltmeter and it was putting out about 9.3V. I had the battery tested and was told that a diode was blown in the alternator. So I bought and installed a new alternator. Immediately...