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  1. Parasitic Drain - Spark when reconnecting radio fuse

    General E46 Forum
    Hello to all ! I'm just trying to find out the source of a parasitic drain on my son's 2000 323Ci, I just replaced the battery 2 weeks ago, the alternator is charging the battery, but I still have a parasitic drain on the car, I think the navigation unit is the culprit and just disconnected the...
  2. Car keeps dying everynight!

    General E46 Forum
    I need help ! My 06 bmw 325ci coupe not convertable keeps dying on me. It started about a year or so ago. I would leave my car for about a weekend (Fri,Sat, &Sun) and wound start it monday and would get the Click Click Flash Flash .Would use a jumper to start it up and after i would not hear a...
  3. Help with Short Circuit

    General E46 Forum
    Greetings all, In troubleshooting repeated voltage regulator/alternator failures, I discovered a circuit that seems to be bleeding voltage into the chassis or something. I started by finding continuity between the positive battery cable (disconnected from battery) and the chassis and then rigged...