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  1. General BMW Discussions
    Hi all, As we are approaching winter sometimes in the cold morning start i see the glow plug sign and car can have a slight struggle but starts first time. Does this mean i have a bad glow plug? Also if i keep the centre console light on for a while the battery will die. Does this mean both...
  2. BMW 1 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 1 Series
    I have a bmw 2010 118i. New battery put on it 2 years ago, seems to be a bit flat. Measured voltage when engine on and is 14.8v when engine on. Nothing else on. is this overcharging or is this ok? I can’t work out what an ok voltage is for a car with engine running. could this high voltage be...
  3. BMW 6 Series - Tech Talk E24,E63,E64,F12,F13
    Hello guys, I've been living with this issue for the last 7 months. I first noticed this issue when filling up at the petrol station; the car would struggle to start and on occasion need a 2nd start. I have no issues if the engine cools down and first thing in the morning only when the engine...
  4. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello All, 2000 W Reg 323ci Convertible So where to start - only just bought the car and had the car sitting a few weeks - Came out last night - Battery completely dead! had a receipt with car for a new battery last year - Also the car overheated and exploded the expansion tank - hence sitting...
  5. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    When I put the key in, the parking brake and airbag light comes on. When I push the start button once the engine starts without using the clutch It is a 2007 E60 525 manual pre lci As far as I’m aware the first press should activate battery and second press should start the engine on all BMWs...
  6. Technical Guides for the E90, E91, E92, E93, F30.
    Hi, I was out and about in my F30 330d a couple of days ago for the first time in ages because of lockdown. I came home and locked the car normally and today (2 days later) I went out to get something out of the boot only to find that it wouldn't open with the keyfob. I tried to unlock the...
  7. General BMW Discussions
    Hi I need help as was replacing my BMW 3 series 320d SE 2006 battery as the previous one wasn’t charging properly and seem to have knocked this lead free and I don’t now know where it goes back! If does look corroded to me so may have just came away itself anyway but have no idea where this goes...
  8. BMW 3 Series Forum - Technical Talk on the BMW E46
    Hello all, I have problem on bmw e46 318i 2005, N46B20A engine, the thing is when outside is cold, like around 0°C it won't start, or it does start and just shuts down. I did change a lot of things and now cannot pinpoint what could it be. I think it is battery because if I jump start it with...
  9. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi, I, like many other have fallen foul of the lockdown car battery breakdown. My car needs jump starting, And I know it does turnover as I’ve jump started before. my problem is that I now need to charge the battery, I’ve purchased a ‘CTEK TIME TO GO 5’ which is supposedly up for the job...
  10. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi y'all Having some starting issues with the above. Occasionally go to start engine and position 3 on the ignition doesn't even produce a click. I've replaced the battery with a brand new Exide EA1000 and just had the same issue tonight. Can go endless amount of attempts with removing and...
  11. General BMW Discussions
    Hi guys, Do I need to reprogram the car if Im replacing the battery with an exact one? my battery is completely dead and although was able to jump start it but now cannot even jump start it. thanks
  12. Diagnostic Hardware and Software Discussion forum
    Hi guys, So from about 5 days ago I tried to start my car as normal but realised that upon entering the key fob into the ignition slot a warning light appeared on my dash saying that the fob had ran out of battery (long story short, I had to order a new key due to both of my current keys not...
  13. BMW 5 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 5 Series
    My battery light comes on random, not every day, I assume it is the original one, so about 10 years old I guess it is just that, voltage to terminals with engine on is 14.7volts, engine off drops to 12.6v
  14. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    Gentlemen Greetings Each time the car parked for two days it drains the battery... During diagnostic session Everything is normal as should be.. Except the CAS.. Reporting : 930741 Output, Terminal 15WUP Short circuit to positive. 930743 Output, Terminal 15WUP _RS short circuit to...
  15. BMW 3 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 3 Series
    Hi Folks, Strange thing happened tonight. Came out to find a dead battery on my E90 (320D, 2005 model) I got a jump from the neighbor, car started up more or less fine. Drove to work and the entire drive in i seemed to be missing what feels like around 60hp from the engine. It feels like the...
  16. BMW 7 Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of 7 Series
    2004 , e66 745i , checked alternator with multimeter was reading between 14.6 and 14.74 , so alternator is fine , bought new battery , had it coded to car , went to start a few days ago , battery was dead , did it again this morning so i think battery is being drained somewhere , going by the...
  17. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all Need a replacement battery for my 7 seat 2008 x5 but can’t find the same spec battery for sale any where. Currently fitted with the following 90 ah 900 a 160 rc 900 cca sae Seems so many choices from eurocar parts none of them this spec Car does not have start/stop Anyone know if this...
  18. Auto Electrical Forum
    Hi I hope that someone can help ?? My 320d (2010 model) has been off the road for a while whilst I save to replace the clutch and DMF. Yesterday I gave it a clean and decided to disconnect the battery and stick a charger on it in preparation for taking for repairs. Like an absolute idiot, I...
  19. BMW X Series - Tech Talk For All Gen Of X Series
    Hi all, So I ran into this problem, I left my car sitting for close to 2 days, and it completely drained the battery. I used a multimeter and found that there was a 7Ah draw when car is off/everything turned off. I was able to stop the draw by pulling the glove box light fuse. Now the problem...
  20. BMW 4 Series - Tech Talk F32,F33,F36,F82,F83
    hi guys, i replaced the key's battery of my bmw 420d and the message '' replace key's battery'' still lights on but the key works. What else should i do? Thank you
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